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Earth Day Spotlight: Eileen Fisher’s Eco Collection

eileen-fisher-behind-the-seams-interview-on-earth-day-2014Eileen Fisher, a pioneer in sustainable clothing, helps us celebrate Earth Day with a look at her most eco-conscious collection to date. For spring 2014, 52% of the line is designed as part of The Eco Collection and 70% of the cotton manufactured for the entire offering is organic.

“Becoming more mindful about clothing means looking at every fiber and every seed and every dye and seeing how to make it better. We don’t want sustainability to be our edge—we want it to be universal,” says ­Fisher.

Smart Style: There are so many eco-chic options—from organic linens to hemp to biodegradable Tencel® to bluesign®-certified silks (Chinese silks that are dyed and finished using fewer chemicals, less water and less energy).

Eileen Fisher U-Neck Drape Side Silk Shell &
Eileen Fisher Shawl Collar Long Vest (Regular & Petite)

Garment Life Cycle: From developing eco-friendly materials to supporting renewable energy to recycling clothing, the Eileen Fisher brand is committed to designing for the environment.

Spring for Green: Since launching her brand 30 years ago, Fisher continues to innovate her simplistic and relaxed design approach through the use of sophisticated fabrics that not only feel good on the body but also help protect the planet.

Eileen Fisher Classic Collar Short Sleeve Jacket &
Eileen Fisher Stand Collar Shaped Jacket (Regular & Petite)

Opt for quality and comfort with our warm-weather Editor’s Picks:

1) Eileen Fisher Scoop Neck Organic Linen Top (Regular & Petite)
The Eco Factor: 100% organic linen
2) Eileen Fisher Pleat Front Knit Ankle Pants (Regular & Petite)
The Eco Factor: Natural-fiber jersey crafted from 55% hemp & 45% organic cotton
3) Eileen Fisher Asymmetrical Zip Crop Jacket (Regular & Petite)
The Eco Factor: Lightweight 59% organic-cotton blend

Discover how Nordstrom Cares for the environment.

Qianna Smith