May 17, 2012 12:00 AM
" Green really is the new black, and Chicago's fashion scene is embracing this new trend. From eyewear to boots, our city has sustainable retail to thrill even the most hardcore style pros: Gone are the days where those who wanted apparel that was kinder to the earth were immediately steered toward boxy offerings made of hemp. Plus, retailers who have made the switch to eco-friendly have discovered the marketplace loves stores that offer greener products -- it fosters consumer loyalty, increases profits and attracts new clients. And, as a nice bonus, the staff feels great about working for an earth-conscious brand.
For those who are eco-curious and have been hankering to provide a socially conscious fashion experience for your customers, here's is a delicious peek at the sustainable stock of five Chicagoland retailers as well as some insight into how and why they went green.
123 N. Marion St. Oak Park, 708-445-7511
Why we went green: "I am in love with eco-friendly accessories, clothes and furniture," says Owner Takara Beathea-Gudell.
Going green tip: Extend the green shopping experience beyond clothing and accessories "
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