April 17th, 2012
The reduce, reuse, recycle mantra has never been more a propos.
The good stuff – ie. meat, cheese, etc. – tastes great, but is far from being sustainable. Inspired by hot award-winning documentary Vegucated ($4.99 rental on iTunes), we’re taking the challenge and going vegan for the month.
Instead of rushing off to buy new, we’re thinking about new ways to reinvent pieces we already own. Our current obsession? Breathing new life into faded leather bags (handbag from $60) and shoes by having them dyed at Teinture Cy Sauriol, Teinture Cy Sauriol, 7231 St-Hubert St., Montreal, 514-273-1211, www.teinturesauriol.com
We’re the first to admit it: Recycled fashion can quickly become a hot patchwork-y mess. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Behold this gorgeous recycled trench coat ($300) by Lennoxville’s 88 Queen St. —Christine Laroche