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Saturday, January 31, 2009

The Greenest Tee on the Planet

What's better than relaxing in your favorite comfy tee-shirt?
Relaxing in your favorite sustainable comfy tee, of course!  
Deep in the heart of the humid south - Atlanta, to be exact - Clint Zeagler is serving up the hottest pecan pie you'll ever get your hands on.  Pecan Pie Couture isn't about dessert, however - it's the latest, not to mention trendiest, sustainable clothing line that combines "southern charm with high fashion flavor."
At Pecan Pie Couture, creating original clothing that looks and feels great is a priority - making these awesome tee shirts with the least possible impact on the planet is even more important.  It starts with organic cotton grown locally near their Atlanta shop.  Pecan Pie Couture designs their own cut and knits are prepared by the veteran crew of 14 at nearby Villa Rica Knitters.  
Each organic cotton tee is hand-stitched and hand-embroidered; natural dyes (turmeric, indigo, coffee, tea) are used during a traditional hand-dying process.  Some Pecan Pie Couture tees even feature authentic Native American beadwork - produced on the nearby Cherokee Indian Reservation in North Carolina.
Pecan Pie Couture tee shirts are one-of-a-kind creations - classic, 
sustainable clothing with just the right combination of chic style and southern sass.  Unfortunately, there doesn't appear to be a way to get your own slice of Pecan Pie Couture online - at least not yet.  The organic clothing line is available in a quickly-growing selection of department stores and fashion boutiques, currently including several stores in Georgia, as well as Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Ohio.  
Check out Pecan Pie Couture for the latest information on styles, upcoming events, and availability in your area.  
Photos via PecanPieCouture.com - top image featuring Aveda Natural Beauty Care at the Perimeter Mall in Atlanta; middle image by Brent Walker at the Revival fashion show; bottom image Pecan Pie Couture's 2008 launch at Bloomingdales, Atlanta. 

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