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Eco-Friendly Fall Layers

by Haley Fritz

Autumn marks a transition not only in the weather, but also our wardrobes! As we trade in lazy afternoons by the pool for hectic school nights, we’re faced with the challenge of predicting the ever-unpredictable fall weather -- and planning our #OOTDs accordingly. 

When looking to layer, athleisure is the name of the game. These casual yet trendy basics from  sustainable brands we love will take you from morning sunshine to evening chill in a flash. 

100% Human French Terry Hoodie

A lightweight hoodie is a must for dealing with the windy outdoors -- or the coworker who forgot to turn down the AC for fall. Everlane offers ethical basics at reasonable prices. Plus, it donates $5 for every product sold in its 100% Human Line to the ACLU, allowing you to do more good with fewer dollars. 

OV Clifton Running Shoe

Outdoor Voices abides by the three Ps: People, Product and Planet. The Clifton Running Shoe will take you from yoga class to after school pickup, leaving minimal carbon footprint in its wake. The shoe represents a limited-edition collaboration between OV and HOKA One One, a conscious footwear brand using sustainable technology like green light bulbs and solar panels to offset its energy usage.

Nano Puff Vest

We’ve long loved Patagonia for its quality clothing and commitment to sustainability. This vest utilizes one of its most innovative technologies: Nano Puff, utilizing non-toxic synthetic filling made from 55% post-consumer recycled content. Its shell is also produced from 100% recycled polyester, keeping you warm with minimal environmental impact. 

SuperSonic Lightning Tight

Meet your new go-to pair of leggings! Though not all of its current products are sustainable, Athleta has taken leaps in the right direction with its unique SuperSonic line. SuperSonic fabric utilizes recycled scraps that would normally wind up in landfills after the manufacturing process. Athleta’s SuperSonic Lightning Tight is sustainable and Fair Trade, making it the perfect example of ethical fashion gone mainstream.

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