Where to shop
- Article by: Randy A. Salas
- Star Tribune
- April 24, 2008 - 2:30 PM
Here is a sampling of retailers in the Twin Cities and online that sell eco-friendly clothing:
Birch Clothing (www.birchclothing.com; 2309 W. 50th St., Mpls., 612-436-0776): Large selection made from sustainable fabrics and recycled materials.
H&M (www.hm.com; Mall of America and Woodbury): Stylish organic cotton collection, $53-$60.
Hemp Queen (www.hempqueen.com): Minnesota seller of hemp-made apparel, $20-$80.
LaRue's (www.larues.com; 3952 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls., 612-827-7317): Bohemian women's clothing, including designers who use natural dyes, shell buttons and recycled wool.
Macy's (www.macys.com): Field Gear for men, $30-$60. Eco-ga'nik women's fashions, Southdale only; $70-$150.
Midwest Mountaineering (www.midwestmtn.com; 309 Cedar Av. S., Mpls., 612-339-3433): Patagonia and other eco-friendly outerwear.
My Green Closet (www.mygreencloset.com; 612-396-9025): Minneapolis online seller of organic children's clothing, $15-$45.
Nau (www.nau.com): Sportswear and outerwear fashions, $45-$278.
Nordstrom (www.nordstrom.com; Mall of America, 952-883-2121): Zella and Stem activewear, $30-$68.
Patagonia (www.patagonia.com; 1648 Grand Av., St. Paul, 651-698-1703): Large line of outerwear, $50-$200.
REI (www.rei.com and local stores): Dozens of clothing items under the Eco-Sensitive label, $16-$69.
Sustainable Collective (www.convoyapparel.com): Multi-use fashions, $36-$156.
Target (www.target.com): Mossimo, Gilligan & O'Malley and Tadpoles apparel, $10-$25; Rogan for Target casualwear, $15-$45, available May 18.
Wal-Mart (www.walmart.com and local stores): Variety of women's and kids' apparel in organic cotton, $6-$30; George bamboo-fiber socks.
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