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Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Eco Luxury for Less

Elegant and timeless pieces, with cuts and fabrics to endure seasonal trends, are the ultimate luxury items. Watching your finances should not mean weaning your wardrobe off beautiful pieces. The summer Sales are the perfect time to indulge, with glamorous eco garments available for less. It's maximum style, for a minimum price. Here are our biggest bargains on top-end luxury ethical fashion.

1. Wildlifeworks Karen Dress, Sale price £94.00 Was £235
This is the perfect timeless piece for chic office wear. This classic organic cotton shirt dress, in an elegant and subtle shade of navy is a guaranteed boardroom success. Pair it with high heels for eco power dressing at its best, or with colourful flats for a casual Friday look. Your colleagues will be jealous of both the immaculate tailoring and 60% discount.

2. Edun Zimba Wrap, Sale Price £194.00 Was £322
There is nothing quite as luxurious as the soft feeling of silk on the skin. This Edun Zimba dress is the perfect feel-good evening dress. In an unusual and sweet shade of baby pink, this silk wrap dress will take you from happy hours to dinner to clubbing. The shape and shoulder appliqué are reminiscent of the 1980s. With a 40% discount and fair-traded silk, it’s a guilt-free purchase.

3. Noir Martin Jacket, Sale rice £225.00 Was £450
This beautiful black jacket, in fairly traded fabric, will make your outfit day and evening. Paired with a pencil skirt, it’s the perfect work wear. Wear it on bare skin or on a beautiful dress such as this Noir Jersey Cross Dress for the ultimate glamorous look. With a 50% discount, it’s an investment piece which will soon become a wardrobe favourite.

4. Killerich Coat with Piping, Sale price £159.00 Was £390
Be financially savvy and buy your next winter coat during this summer's Sale! This Killerich coat, in a soft and warm blend of fairly traded wool with a cotton lining, is incredibly flattering. Not your average black coat, it stands out thanks to electric blue piping and buttons. A near-£400 coat you’ll wear for ever for just £159!

5. Matt & Nat Royksopp Tote, Sale price £135.00 Was £195
No outfit would be complete without an indispensable handbag. This Matt & Nat Royksopp vegan tote is the perfect alternative to fast fashion It-bags. It’s stylish, incredibly chic, and will add a splash of shocking red to any outfit, all year round. The interior of this roomy handbag, which includes practical and large pockets, is lined in 100% recycled red faux suede lining.

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