Wear Eco-Fashion Clothing and Follow The Trend
Greening fashion seems to have become a growing trend Lebanon.“Green and Glam: is one of the growing examples of shops featuring eco-fashion designs.
The shop describes itself as “an eco fashion boutique that selects for you the most stylish, ethical, and eco-friendly brands. Clothes, accessories, cosmetics and design are gathered at 65 Zahret el Ehsan Street in Achrafieh to offer an eco alternative to the Lebanese multibrands.”
Some of the brands sold at Green and Glam include Valentine Gauthier, Edun, Les fees de Bengale, Kami Organic, LEAF, Featherstone & co, Occidente, MyBiotiful Bag, Doux Me, Nvey Eco and more.
A series of eco-friendly, sustainable jewels, non-toxic or made from organically raised animals, made by lebanese designers are also available in Lebanon, sold at many eco- shops, such "A New Earth" shop.
Selected as pioneers in using sustainable and organic fabrics made under fair-trade standards, many internationals brands have made big success in recent years. In 1996, Kanabeach, the fashion brand name from France introduced its Biologik collection, based on the ecological and sustainable characteristics of hemp cultivation, and in using the least polluting procedures possible to transform plants into fabrics, and fabrics into garments and accessories.
Kanabeach Biologik, supports associations working to protect the environment, “as one percent of all proceeds from Kanabeach Biologik are donated to them.
STRATEGIES & PLANS
A fundraising event, entitled Think Green, will be held by Zero Waste ACT for all its business members on September, 10,2013, at WHITE, Dora.
The Green Mind Association invited all Green Mind Award Participants, finalists, runner ups and winners to the GREEN MIND DAY on Jan-16-2013 in Beirut, to create a platform where interested Venture Capital and Potential Investors met with participants.
A green initiative launched by Ashrafieh 2020 project aims to transform Ashrafieh into a tranquil and unpolluted area.Green spaces allow residents to walk and ride bicycles.