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We couldn't sing enough praises for local do-gooder brands like basics line Povertees and eco-friendly sunnies brand Giving Tree Eyewear, and it seems we weren't the only folks in the charity-loving choir. And while emerald is indeed the Pantone-appointed hue of the year, there's another way to get in on the green living game. Enter earth-minded LA label The People's Movement, aka MOVMT, who's fighting the battle against plastic pollution with their line of stylish steppers, tees and accessories for men and women.
Priced at $25 to $150, the collection is crafted from upcycled materials made from plastic bags collected from the beaches of Bali and Cali. That's not all: the brand also donates a portion of sales to 5 GYRES, a non profit org dedicated to helping the world ditch single-use plastics. If the label's print happy kicks and flats (yes, they've got sneaker wedges too) or the fact that boho blogger Shiva Rose is a fan hasn't already convinced you to join the MOMVT, check out co-founder Mark Wystrach discuss the deal about plastic in a 10-minute vid after the jump.
Ready to do good and look good? Find local stockists (including Nordstrom at The Grove and SaMo) here or shop online here.
· MOVMT [Official Site]
· Giving Tree Eyewear Makes Stylish Sunnies You Can Sit On [Racked]
· LA Label Povertees Stitches Stylish Shirts to Help the Homeless [Racked]