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Eco Fashion: Para De Sol Cayman Islands

It is always lovely to hear about eco friendly products here in the Cayman Islands.  Back in April I had the pleasure of meeting Helene Anziska, the creative mind, along with her international design team, behind these lovely parasols.  Para De Sol creates beautiful and unique parasols that are eco friendly.  These lovely parasols are all ” handmade from beautiful rice paper, bamboo and cotton string. They are 100% environmentally friendly and completely biodegradable.” (Para De Sol). When you get a chance visit their store and check out their eco chic and eco friendly parasols.  Set an eco fashion trend with your handmade parasol.  Support local and support sustainability.  These unique parasols are versatile they can be used for the beach, decorative, a gift or wedding accessory. Support Para De Sol visit their website and support Para De Sol on Facebook. Be sure to get your eco friendly parasol this summer for those long beach days. From one eco fashion lover to another xo

A shopaholics best friend

  For all you shopaholics around the world, forget the plastic your best friend is your reusable bag.  Part of living the eco chic lifestyle is choosing the green option.  Rethink the way you reuse.  Two tips so you don’t forget your reusable bags (Whoops moment: believe me there has been many times I have forgotten mine)  1. After you have unpacked your bags remember to put your reusable bags back into your car. 2. Always have an on-the-go reusable bag, one that you can easily fit into your purse.  Men you can get in on this action too, by using reusable bags for grocery shopping or carrying all your gear to the gym or sporting events.   Some quick facts from Planet Forward: 1 Million – Estimated number of plastic bags that are handed out worldwide each minute. 500 Billion to 1 Trillion – Estimated number of plastic bags that end up in landfills each year worldwide. A plastic bag may be used for only 15 minutes, but can take up to 1,000 years …