Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Sometimes It's Good to Feel Blue

Today I'm inspired by the crisp blue Sydney skies in winter and the languid hues of the South Pacific seas. Sometimes being blue is a great feeling!

Jodie Dress by Nancy Dee - Organic cotton paired with a fun flamingo print. Quirky dress made under ethical conditions in India using environmentally friendly processes
Luna Dress by Julia Smith Made in Africa - This fairtrade label supports livelihoods in Ghana. I love this painting-worthy splash pattern! Fun and easy to dress up for evening
Blue Berry Brooch by Cherish - One-of-a-kind piece using upcycled vintage components. Great colour & fabulous design. As an amazing bonus at least 30% of sale will go towards an animal welfare agency!
Luna Blue Shoulder Bag from Ecoist - Made from recycled candy wrappers, perfect for fashionistas with a sweet-tooth!
Crystal Rim Sunglasses by Marc Jacobs - A very chic way to enjoy sunny weather!
BoBo Ertha Belt by Bourgeois Boheme - Made from organic hemp, this belt would jazz up your jeans or prettify your pants
Broken China Plate Magnets by JemmDeeCreations - Who said that your fridge decorations had to be garish? Add some style to your kitchen with these arty magnets
Blue Casual Pants by Stella McCartney - Love love love!!!! Extraordinary pants for extraordinary women ;o)
Vegan Steampunk Bag with Blue Patina Gear by Moda Industria -Looking for something futuristic for your ensemble? Look no further!
Fairly Dotty Chemise by Life's Not Fair...But My Knickers Are - Made from certified organic cotton and anitque lace. Available from Saumarez Lingerie, this chemise is adorable and ethical nightwear!
Peace Ninja's by Odd Sox - Available from Ethical Emi, each hand-made collectable peace ninja is unique
Rigby Blue Sequin Tube Dress from Alice + Olivia - This stunning dress is a sure fire winner for a night out on the town!
Inessa Top from Calypso St. Barth - Bright and breezy cotton top, perfect for a day at the seaside
Indigo Denim Mini-Shorts by Stella McCartney - Classic, simple shorts with a chic hem-detail. Wear casual with a tee and flats or dress-up with heels and a metalic top
Magnolia Print Dress from Warehouse - I think the print and colour palette are gorgeous. This is a striking yet soft dress
Flower Print Shorts by Cacharel - 100% cotton and 100% brilliant! I think these shorts are exquisite
Becky Kelso Turquoise Pendant Necklace from Max & Chloe - Had some colour to your outfit
W is for Whale Print by Mrs Booth - Printed on recycled paper using non-toxic vegetable inks, this sweet print is perfect for a child's bedroom or on the library wall for those young at heart. Available at Pure Design
Navy Livia Dress by Outsider - Fairtrade and 100% organic cotton, this dress has a timeless silhouette. Available at Think Boutique
Blue Flower Ring from Oxfam's Ethical Collection - Funky fair trade cocktail ring with a vintage vibe
Kimchi Jumpsuit by Komodo - 100% organic cotton. Would look great with some strappy heels and a messy up-do
Up-cycled Vintage Suitcase with Floral Hand Embroidery from Greener Abode - Stand apart from the crowd when travelling!
Upcycled Denmin 50s Handbag by Laundry Maid - This fun and functional bag was made from high waisted skinny jeans in order to reduce waste and consumption of raw denim
Vintage Fabric Flower Lapel Pin by Suzanne Smith - Smarten up any jacket or coat with this lovely pin. Available at Ethics Girls

Ostritch and Baby Elephant Vintage Wallpaper Silhouettes from Greener Abode - Add some whimsy to your walls with these delightful animal sillhouettes
Strappy Dandelion Dress from Maple by Some Odd Rubies - Great summer dress with a retro feel, available at Anthropologie
Curva Maxi Coffee 2 Table - An intruiging mix of modern techniques and antique lines using wood waste materials
Zip Neck Baselayer by BAM - Ecochic alternative for sporty women, this baselayer top is made from bamboo
Fairtrade Organic Cotton String Bag by Bo Weevil - Cute and convenient shopping bag, available at Eco Eco
Short T-Shirt by Camilla Norrback - 100% organic cotton with an eye-catching country house print. Available at Daisy Hill
Ultragirl Degrade Melissa Shoe designed by Edson Matsuo - Fabulous lines, excellent colour shading, beautiful shoe!
Equinox Stripe Maxi Dress by Deletta - Versatile and chic
Amy Organic Shoecut Jeans by Kuyichi - Made in Turkey under fair working conditions
Cielo Necklace by Green Age - Crafted by artisans in Columbia from the nuts of a local tree
Blue Solar Powered Fairy Lights - Make your garden into a wonderland with twinkling lights
1950s Vintage Hankerchief - Deal with the sniffles elegantly with this unique hankerchief
Checked Summer Shirt Jacket by Kuyichi - 100% organic and fairly traded cotton. Beautiful jacket!
Birds Escape and Fly Free Necklace by Vinyl Cuts Jewellery - Made from records, this necklace was recently featured in Good Weekend Magazine
Oak Tree Birch Tray - Made from sustainably sourced birch and the sweet designs are printed using vegetable based inks. Big "awwww" factor!
Eco Friendly Resuable Dryer Balls by Ettitude - Keep your clothes soft and toxin-free 
Huddle Eco Bean Bag - Made from 100% recycled content...comfy!!!
The Shirt Dress by Lowie - Made with fairly traded cotton. A good shirt dress goes a long way :o)
Lavender Scented Bird by Edward & Lilly - Made from recycled plastic bottles and filled with dried organic lavender, this little birdie will turn your house into a sweet smelling nest. Available at Ethikl


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  2. Hi vidzee! Thanks so much for the lovely comment. I'm so glad you're enjoying Kindness by Design :o)

  3. Thanks so much New Gaia :D