By Bonny Osterhage
You might recall how last week we brought you the paradoxical trend of bold pastels in the form of handbags that will lighten your load. This week, we are revisiting the über hot trend for those who want to take it a step further and add some light to their spring wardrobe. These pretty pastels, when paired with your other eco friendly clothes and accessories, will show your softer side this season!
Organic By John Patrick Cardigan in Lemon
This is one designer we can always count on to deliver the latest trends in sublimely sustainable style. This lemon yellow cardigan is no exception and, with its super soft merino wool, it is the ideal layering piece for spring. $280 at www.beklina.com.
Koch Ernest Top in Lavender Stripe
Lavender blue, dilly dilly — these soft stripes add a feminine element to a relatively basic, unstructured blouse. Crisp with khakis or white jeans, it is a go-to weekend fave that makes a nice alternative to the basic tee. $185 at www.junoandjove.com.
IDEO Capucine Bubble Dress in Mint
Pleated sleeves and a bubble hem keep this minty green, organic cotton dress playful. Worn alone or over leggings, it is designed to be flirty and fun! For an economical $24, what have you got to lose? $24 at www.faittribe.com.
Gypsy 05 Dalia Cloud Sheer Top in Ocean
The name says it all with this lighter than air silk top in a breezy shade of blue. Relaxed, but not sloppy, it goes boho with cut off denims (as the model shows), or elegant with a skirt. Casual chic at its best! $165 at www.gypsyo5.com.
hessnatur Pure Silk Tunic in Powder
You’ll be pretty in pink with this sleek, simple, silk tunic that will dress up every pant, short or skirt in your wardrobe. The straight style can be worn loose or belted for even more versatility. $118 at www.hessnatur.com.