Levi’s Eco: Levi’s first green line, Naturals, debuted in 1991. These organic cotton shorts are sold in recycled-paper packaging printed with soy-based ink. $38 retail.
Del Forte Denim: Part of the label’s Project Rejeaneration, this corset is made from recycled organic cotton denim jeans.
Nfy: Nfy’s chemical-free cotton denim is dyed with vegetable indigo and dried in the sun. $212 retail.
Eairth by Melissa Dizon: Indigenous tribes in the designer’s native Philippines use indigo berries to create this line’s rich colors.
Ruby Organic: These cotton jeans were made without using chemicals, pesticides or harmful toxins.
Green Label by J Brand: These jeans are part of J Brand’s debut organic collection, launching for spring ’08. $227 retail.
Habitual Organic: Habitual’s limited edition, organic cotton jeans feature recycled zippers and paper hangtags embedded with wildflower seeds. Ten percent of all proceeds will go to Al Gore’s theclimateproject.org. $297 retail.
Greencaste by Earnest Sewn: Air-dried and resin-free, these cotton jeans are washed with natural surfactants, including peroxide and ozone.
James Cured by Seun Dry Aged Denim: The chalky patina of these jeans comes from rinsing the denim with old newspapers and recycled cement particles.
Sharkah Chakra: Chakra uses fair trade organic cotton harvested in Africa, handwoven in India, then dyed with natural indigo and trimmed with recycled gold rivets.
Aristocrat Denim: Aristocrat uses dyes without enzymes, tallow and phosphate, and washes the cotton in purified water.