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Best Eco-Friendly Boutiques

September 27, 2010 6:09 PM

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Do you want to join the green movement but don’t want to give up your fashionista style? Take a look at these local boutiques that make it easy to go green!

The Little Seed

219 N Larchmont
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 462-4441
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Green is the name of the game at this Larchmont boutique, stocked with tons of eco-friendly clothes, bed linens, toys and body products for Hollywood’s tiniest trendsetters. There are pint-sized eco-chic dresses by Kate Quinn, cozy Speesees yoga pants and super-soft Kina booties. Baby beauty buffs will coo over the yummy (and natural) lotions and potions by Weleda. Moms will fall in love with the jewelry collection by Jennifer Meyer.

Avita

8213 W. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 852-3200
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If you’re looking for the most luxurious eco-friendly high fashion line, we have the perfect store for you! Green fashionistas can snap up everything from cashmere basics to handbags made from recycled leather jackets. Amanda Shi claims the credit behind the line and promises “to indulge customers in high fashion and social awareness.”

American Apparel

2111 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 484-6464
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When these stylish basics are this functional and affordable, there’s no reason not to go green! American Apparel is not only committed to selling quality apparel, but they want to create a better, more sustainable community. The stores are lined with made-in-America clothing that everyone needs in their closets. The company recently expanded into cosmetics, launching American Apparel Nail Lacquer, a line of 18 high-quality nail colors that are greener than the average polish.

Lululemon

110 W Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 792-0791
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Yogis, listen up! If you’re looking for something natural next to their skin while working out, Lululemon is the perfect place! Men and women can scour the racks for eco-friendly sports gear that feels like your favorite pair of pajamas. Try Lululemon’s Vitasea clothing. It’s made with Seacell®, the yarn derived from seaweed! Blended with cotton and Lycra, the end result is an ultra soft, pre-shrunk fabric that retains its shape and stays soft after you wash it. This makes it the top choice for tank tops and t-shirts.

90210 Organics

9663 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 804
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
888-902-1022
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90210 Organics is an always hip, always natural organic boutique featuring chic clothing, eco-friendly accessories, green gifts and organic cosmetics. Looking for a way to boost your makeup routine? Make your eyes pop with Mixology Makeup’s ‘POP 2′ eyeshadow collections. Mixologists will perfect a trio of colors just for your eye color. The products are all organic and a great choice for Vegans!

Sparrow LA

3266 W. Cahuenga Bl.
Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 512-7122
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Tucked inside its North Hollywood nest, you’ll find lots of green design for the little ones. Let the chickadees play with Tree Blocks while you cruise through the aisles of designer duds. Update your daughter’s wardrobe with Little Society’s “cheetah tunic” and Clover New York’s “salwar pant.” If you know someone who’s expecting, buy her a gift certificate to this amazing green baby boutique.

Dragonfly DuLou

2066 Hillhurst Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 665-8448
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Dragonfly DuLou is more than a green boutique! It’s a place where children’s creativity is celebrated and parents’ participation is welcomed. This special gem offers a class for everything… from safety skills to ballet to music. Need to throw your child a birthday party? The cute courtyard behind the boutique comes with tables, chairs and balloons. Add affordable activities like Bubble Bonanza, face-painting or a magician to personalize the big day!

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