Chartreuse Chic
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Trading the annual tanks for a perennial

I used to have a summer ritual. I'd head over to Old Navy and pick up two cheap layering tank tops in the shape of the season. I'd wear them all summer, then layer them under my sweaters for the fall and winter. By the time spring came around, these tanks were stretched out and looking pretty ratty. Then into my gym clothes bin they'd go, just in time for me to purchase another round of tanks!

Well, you can imagine where I'm going with this. Our bizarre weather stalled my annual Old Navy run just long enough for me to realize that instead of constantly buying cheap, disposable tanks, I should just suck it up on the money front and get a nice tank that will last. Luckily, I found a big sale at Envi (check it out if you're in Boston) and ended up with an adorable green ribbed tank from Loomstate.

It's was a nice reminder that eco fashion doesn't have to only be about the organic, recycled or sustainable -- sometimes it's just about choosing quality clothing that has staying power season after season.

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