Trying to find stylish, yet eco-friendly products for your everyday lifestyle? Sacramento has several stores that carry clothing and accessories to help green your wardrobe.
Never Felt Better Vegan Shop
2315 ½ K St.
Hours: Tues to Thurs – 12 to 6 p.m.; Fri & Sat – 12 to 7 p.m.; Sun – 12 to 4 p.m.
www.nfbveganshop.comThis is one must stop shop for all things vegan and well, cute. The goal of this shop is to promote veganism through different everyday products, from a handmade wallet with a picture of tofu or “Mom’s Vegan Kitchen” French toast mix. They feature vendors Zen Threads, The Herbivore Clothing Company and Vegandish to name a few.
What to buy: Adorable vegan “Monster” clutch, $35, or darling sterling silver handmade necklace stamped with “Vegan Chef” on it, $35.
Mother & Baby Source
714 2nd Street
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Located in nearby Davis, Mother & Baby Source offers items for pregnant mothers, fathers, grandparents, babies and toddlers. A couple of the eco-friendly brands they carry include Green Earth Textiles diapers and dandelion, earth-friendly goods made from organic, natural and recycled materials. They also offer classes, resources and support groups for parents.
What to buy: Need ideas for an upcoming baby shower? This is a great place for gifts for expecting mothers, from books and toys to shoes and the staff is readily available to help you out.
Asha Yoga Boutique
1050 20th St, Ste. 110
3610 McKinley Blvd
Hours: Mon to Thurs 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Asha Boutique carries yoga and non-yoga clothing from companies that are environmentally friendly and socially conscious. The studio promotes products made from organic cotton and alternative and natural fibers like bamboo and hemp and encourage fair trade and the promotion of products made in the U.S. and Canada.
What to buy: Want an even clearer conscience while you are in the plank position? Purchase yoga props and products at Asha boutique, from black and eco manduka mats to cork blocks.
2512 J St
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Sun – 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Ladybug Ladybug offers unique gifts and greeting cards and they feature local artists. They have a store in San Francisco and opened their Sacramento location in 2010. The adorable display of ladybug gifts is too cute too miss!
What to buy: Their eco-friendly shopping bags and selection of water bottles make reusing items fun and trendy.
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