Oh these exciting digital modern times! Olio United shut their brick 'n' mortar some time ago, transferring their business into an online-only affair. That's not stopping them from throwing events, though—today marks day one of a six-day "trunk show," where shopper can click through for 10-50% off regular prices on goods from Portland designers Emily Katz and Sword + Fern, plus New York's Bahar Shahpar and San Francisco's Form and Fauna, brought together under the common cause of eco-sensitive design. (I just made that up, I think. I'm bored of "eco-conscious.") Some highlights of the sale, which runs through Saturday:
Once I got over the thoroughly odd and kind of awful makeup job on the model here, I'm into this unusual top, called the Gauntlet Tank by Bahar Shahpar, made with organic cotton, plant dyes, and iron powder. It's on sale for $188, down from the original price of $211. I'm also going back and forth on the bloomers; they have potential and they look so comfortable, but they whisper "tread carefully":
$190, down from $225. And I love the sexy peek-a-boo that Emily Katz gave dresses in her last collection:
$198, down from $240. I've also got a thing for metallic shoes, and this wedge from Form and Fauna is a no-brainer with jeans:
$125 down from $245. I love my earrings from Sword + Fern, made of recycled car parts—these are a longer, lighter version, and only $35, down from $42.
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