By Abby and Elle
If you’re looking for clothing that’s durable, versatile and friendlier to the environment than cotton, consider hemp. Its fibers are versatile enough to be woven into material as coarse as rope or as soft as silk. Hemp requires fewer, if any, pesticides to grow, and the crops are sustainable.
While there’s no shortage it seems of hemp t-shirts and hoodies, some companies are designing outside the “Bohemian box.” We found some unique fashions at The Hempest:
In our search for sustainable clothing, we also discovered the miracle of soy. Because we’re vegetarians, we’ve long joked about the many uses for soy. (Somewhere we have a cartoon clipping of a woman wearing a belt, purse and shoes made from tofu.) So stay tuned: We’ll share our soy fashion finds with you next time!