Found: the perfect worn-in jeans. The Joselina vintage California jean by 7 For All Mankind is made from 98 percent organic cotton. The relaxed skinny jean just needs a striped sailor tee and a pair of espadrilles to give it a spring 2010 update. ($198, bergdorfgoodman.com)
Did you know that if each person in the world bought one recycled garment every year, it would save an average of 371 million gallons of water and 480 tons of chemical dyestuffs!
These sassy high-waist shorts by Urban Renewal are fab with or without tights. They’re hand-made from recycled vintage materials. Wear them with a white tank and black cardigan for a Katy Perry-inspired ensemble. ($48, urbanoutfitters.com)
Swap your go-to cardigan for this recycled white jacket with an edgy fold-over lapel by Re Collection. Throw it over your favorite floral sundress, or layer it over a sexy tee and skinny jeans for a rocker twist. ($139, shopbop.com)
The runway gets a recycled makeover with this glam top from top designer Tory Burch. The best part? The chain necklace print saves you some serious accessorizing effort. ($165, nordstrom.com)
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Erin Donnelly is a London-based fashion writer who has written for StyleList and Refinery 29.