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Feel Sexy and Hot in that Bikini this Summer: Modeling Green Swimsuits at the Beach

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  1. Kelly B has created by far the most sophisticated eco swimsuit seen yet! Front ring gathers the top, under bust stitching provides shaping and lined in front for full coverage. “Halter ties remove so you can wear it strapless if you prefer. 3 fabric strips on each side give this 1-piece back interest. They tie together for a perfect fit around the bodice.”
  2. For less coverage try this triangle bikini by Anna Cohen (a Portland based designer on a mission to marry cutting edge fashion with sustainability) which has flattering low rise, side tie bottoms with a neck and back tie triangle top. The beautiful teal color is fade resistant and will dry fast. “Created using surplus fabric leftover from making Olympic speed skater uniforms”
  3. Named the Blissful bikini by Nikster. This colorful and sexy triangle top has sea shell detailing on the top and bottoms. “Includes embroidered wooden beads and hollow cane accessories.” Top ties around the neck and back. Wear this one and you’ll be transformed into a blissful Brazilian beauty.
  4. Aaron Chang’s Summer 2008 suits are adorable. This one is called Jeffrey’s Dream Bikini. The print is inspired by Jeffrey’s Bay in South Africa. Also featured in the swimsuit sale here: “The secret is in the fabric. Most swimsuits are made from polyester due its water repelling properties, and this one is, too. But instead of using petroleum to create this polyester fabric, it’s made using recycled plastic bottles! We love this innovative approach to recycling. 84% Polyster from Recycled Plastic Bottles/16% Spandex”

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Written by Lucille Chi

Lucy Chi loves good green design, ethical fashion, environmental art and education, renewables, holistic healing and more. She has been dedicating her energies toward finding and drawing attention to all the ways in which products, companies, and industries are moving toward creating a more sustainable world on the global scale, as well as the way individuals are moving toward living sustainably, and healing at the personal level.

Sustainability studies: PresidioMBA.org &
B.S. Cornell University, College of Human Ecology, Dept. of Textiles and Fiber Science.

Contact: lucillechi (at) gmail.com

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