Celebrate Earth Day + Earth Day Eco-Fashion Show in DC on April 22, 2011

What will you do for Earth Day?!

April 22nd. Save the date//

Check out H & M Conscious Collection collection which ranges from $9.99 and $59.99. According to the Seattle Times, the collection features, “environmentally adapted and sustainable textiles, such as recycled polyester, organic cotton and linen, and Tencel, a biodegradable cellulose made from wood pulp.”

FASHIONISTA ALERT//Hot trend for the spring: pairing nude with whites.

Make sure you make a commitment to do something environmentally conscious to celebrate Earth day. Use less water when showering. Turn off appliances when not in use. Sometimes the little things matter! Make a small step in the right direction :)

H&M Conscious Collection

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For DC or DMV Fashionistas: Eco Fashion Show Event on the 22nd! I’ll be There. Will you?!

Mother Earth Inspirations: Earth Day Eco-Fashion Show
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Sexy, sustainable fashion.

WASHINGTON, DC (March 18, 2011) – How do we honor Earth Day? Some
people resolve to start recycling more, greenies update their Facebook
status with sustainable tips, article links and witty green-inspired
comments, businesses show their corporate social responsibility in the
form of events and outreach to their staff, and our nation’s capital
holds a large Earth Day celebration on the National Mall…

Rather than limit our recognition to one day, we can reduce our carbon
footprint throughout the year by incorporating sustainable habits into
our daily routine, such as shopping more sustainably – beginning with
our wardrobe. “Green fashion” doesn’t necessarily mean bamboo tees and
hemp shorts. Go green with a growing list of emerging designers who
use alternative fabrics and/or toxic-free production methods to
produce stylish, innovative, and functional apparel, shoes, and
accessories. Carbon boutique can help you get started.

Join us on Friday, April 22, 2011 from 6:00pm-9:00pm at Carbon located
at 2643 Connecticut Ave NW in Woodley Park for an eco-fashion
experience. Meet Auralis Herrero, of Auralis Studios, a New York-based
eco-fashion artist featured in New York Fashion Week September 2010.

Auralis’ brand is committed to sustainable practices that are
considerate to the planet. They pride themselves in making beautifully
designed, timeless pieces that are also practical and fashion forward.
They use organic, sustainable, natural or recycled fabrics only. Also
featured will be Filili, accessories whose earrings and necklaces are
hand crafted using wire and recycled fabrics – making each piece one-
of-a-kind.

Get an exclusive look at their 2011 spring collections for the first
time in Washington, DC while enjoying organic wine provided by Calypso
Organics, browsing Carbon’s sustainable inventory, learning about My
Signature Look’s eco-fashion consulting services and possibly treating
yourself to that favorite new spring dress!

See Auralis’ Spring collection at www.auralistudio.com.

Tickets are available at http://earthdayecoshow.eventbrite.com/ or by
contacting Vanessa Ferragut at ferraguteventgr@gmail.com. A proceed
of ticket sales will benefit DC Treads, a volunteer-founded and
volunteer-driven initiative designed to keep the art and science of
sewing & stitch crafts alive and well in the Washington metropolitan
area.

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Event services provided by Ferragut Event Group. Ferragut Event Group
understands that an event is as unique as the people who plan and
attend them; colleagues, family and friends, and clients. Meetings and
events are an important aspect in business and personal lives. At time
these events can overwhelm staff, be over priced, and create an
abundant amount of waste and environmental impact. They strive to
provide their clients with superior event planning services all while
offering expert advice on the event’s environmental footprint!

Katherine Limon
CARBON – Your Neighborhood Sustainable Chic Clothing and Shoe Store
2643 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington DC 20008
Phone: 202.232.6645
Email: Kather@carbondc.com
http://www.carbondc.com

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