Arcadia Boutique is an eco-friendly clothing store in Philadelphia that offers a line of luxury-knit shirts made out of bamboo.
The Panda Snack shirts come in solids, prints, or blinged-out sequins, and boutique owner Allie McCloud says the eco-attire makes a perfect green holiday gift.
Although bamboo may sound itchy to wear, McCloud says its a versatile material thats as soft as cotton.
McCloud says, When I first heard of bamboo shirts I thought, That sounds like splinters! But its actually a very luxurious fabric, with a really nice, silky shine to it. People are loving it around here. Theyre buying lots of scarves and shirts as holiday gifts!
And while the eco-fashion may seem like a fit for vegans, vegetarians, and the young, hip, green generation, McCloud says the bamboo shirts could be given to the older folks on your list too.
She explains, Older people are set on what they want to wear, but giving them a bamboo shirt may teach them about the green fashion efforts. Itll be just as comfortable as their favorite jersey-knit.
To check out the bamboo gear, visit arcadiaboutique.com and gophila.com/holidays.
(Contact numbers available only to subscribing media or trial media users. You can request samples at the Wireless Flash web site.)
Copyright © 2007 Wireless Flash News Inc. All rights reserved. Wireless Flash® and FlashNews® are registered trademarks of Wireless Flash News Inc.