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Although Earth Day 2012 is over, we've still got our minds on eco-friendly beauty and fashion. One brand that's caught our attention is Industry of All Nations (IOAN)—an LA-based men's and women's line founded in 2010 by three brothers named Fernando, Juan Diego and Patricio Gerscovich.
Designed with the idea that quality products should be derived from the countries where they are best manufactured, IOAN is best known for their Sport Espadrilles that are 100% biodegradable, with a 100% cotton upper and laces, metal eyelets and 100% jute sole made by the same factory in Argentina that created espadrilles over 100 years ago. Besides being super comfy and only $35 a pop, the coolest thing about these shoes is that regardless of where they end up after being used, they will biodegrade into the soil or water, thanks to their all-natural components.
Shop their men's and women's espadrilles (and more) online or in-store at Creatures of Comfort (7971 Melrose Ave), Mohawk General Store (4011 W Sunset Blvd) and TENOVERSIX (8425 Melrose Ave).
· Industry of All Nations [Official Site]
· Four Celeb-Approved, Eco-Friendly Beauty Lines from LA [Racked]