Sustainably Chic

Donning eco-friendly fashion does not mean you need to sacrifice on style. There are plenty of gorgeous options available locally, including this hand-painted jacket by artist Shelby Little. Each piece is one-of-a-kind and made from upcycled apparel. Glitter Box N.O. donates 5% of all sales to a different local nonprofit monthly. Available at Glitter Box N.O., glitterboxno.com.

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Sustainably Chic

As consumers become increasingly aware of “fast fashion’s” environmental impact, many are looking to shops carrying vintage and estate finds as one of the simplest ways to reduce their carbon footprint. Luckily, New Orleanians are spoiled with a host of options. These vintage Lapis Lazuli and gold earrings by Tiffany & Co. are not only stunning but stand the test of time. Available at M.S. Rau, rauantiques.com.  

Sustainably Chic

This lovely clutch (available in assorted patterns) is a statement accessory that will work with a variety of looks. Designer Marian Paquette sources vintage fabrics and chains from Europe to create her beautiful handmade bags. Available at Angelique, shopangeliqueboutique.com.

Sustainably Chic

Epiphany’s carry-all bags and fanny packs are made from upcycled Mardi Gras costumes, repurposing discarded clothing. The company uses no new materials, meaning no new waste. Founded by locals Allison Tiller, Penn Iarocci and Melissa Montgomery, to provide alternative, eco-friendly options for traditional Mardi Gras throws, the company has quickly expanded to offer year-round accessories as well. Available at Judy at The Rink, judyattherink.com. 

Sustainably Chic

Beeswax food wraps are the eco-friendly replacement for waste-producing plastic food storage options. Plus, the natural, anti-fungal properties of beeswax keep your cheeses, veggies and leftovers fresh much longer. Handmade from organic cotton, Louisiana beeswax, tree resin and jojoba oil by Bee Pure Apiary in Baton Rouge, simply handwash with mild soap and hang, lay flat or rest in your dish rack for drying. Available at The Good Shop, thegoodshopnola.square.site.

Sustainably Chic

Founded by Sean Barron and Jamie Mazur, RE/DONE is a luxury fashion line with a mission to keep heritage fashion lines relevant and create sustainable fashion. The company takes vintage denim apart at the seams, repurposing the fabric to make new jeans. Available in a range of styles at Pied Nu, piednunola.com.