Turn Heads with These 18 Bold, Eco-Friendly Special Occasion Dresses, Jumpsuits, and Statement Pieces
At social gatherings, it's natural to want to dress to impress. Perhaps it's because you'll be seeing friends you haven't seen in forever; friends of friends you may get introduced to; friends of relatives you may get introduced to; and friends of friends of friends you may get introduced to. Honestly, who knows.
What we do know is that you may have multiple celebratory events to attend this season, and wearing special occasion attire in line with your style can help you to look amazing and feel confident - now that's attractive.
Before you go on to buy anything new, though, remember to always first have a dig through your closet and see what you already have that you can re-wear. Then, check out this list of 18 bold party dresses and jumpsuits - all made by eco-conscious brands that dared to be different with their progressive, unconventional practices.
Dare you make a meaningful statement with them?
Forest Green Slip Dress $206
Tip: Wear with strappy black heels or nude pumps; incorporate some dainty gold or silver jewelry
At a glance: Traceable silk; ethical production
Nicola Dress $278
Tip: Elongate your legs with heels that match your skin tone; accessorize lightly with gold-toned jewelry.
At a glance: Silk; carbon-offset U.S. shipping
Winslow Dress $268
Tip: Wear with nude sandals; toss on some conscious diamonds or crystals
At a glance: Consciously made overseas
The Blazer Dress $179
Tip: Suit up with a fitting black top and high-waisted pants on the inside, completed with simple stilettos or strappy sandals and gold-toned accessories.
At a glance: Deadstock fabric.
Velvet Bias Skirt $278
Tip: Tuck in a plain black or white top; toss on simple black or nude flats; add some bold red lipstick and statement jewelry.
At a glance: Bluesign-certified velvet
left Edit's Eve
Tip: Accessorize lightly and simply, and let the floral print stand for itself.
At a glance: 100% Tencel; made in LA
*Live on Kickstarter now until 12/27
BELLE GOWN $598
Tip: Add some shimmer in your makeup; accessorize minimally with dainty gold jewelry.
At a glance: Recycled Polyester; Cupro
Left Edit's Vera dress
Tip: Dress up with gold-toned earrings, dainty bracelets and rings, complete with heels; or dress down with everyday accessories and booties or sandals.
At a glance: 100% Cupro; made in LA
*Live on Kickstarter now until 12/27
Alyssa bodysuit $72
Tip: Wear with black high-waisted, straight legged pants or flowy skirt; add rosy cheeks
At a glance: Recycled cotton/poly/rayon
The apron Jumpsuit $149
Tip: Keep it simple, or have fun accessorizing this up with statement jewelry, shoes, or handbags!
At a glance: Tencel; wear 3 different ways
Aubriana Dress 89
Tip: Add statement gold earrings and a purse with gold metalware details; choose your favorite lipstick color; slip on simple sandals
At a glance: Organic cotton; U.K. based
Cala Ruby Slip dress $188
Tip: Wear a matching lipstick; accessorize with gold jewelry; toss on some black strappy sandals or heels.
At a glance: Handwoven organic cotton
For more stunning special occasion wear, especially if you want to experiment more adventurously with your style, check The Real Real for high quality, pre-loved treasures or other consignment and rental stores near you.
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