BLUSTERY DAYS: Chicago winds stand no chance against this sustainable umbrella made from bamboo with a biodegradable clear canopy. It’s crafted to withstand the heaviest downpours and high winds. Available at Grasshopper.
100 percent biodegradable umbrella
By KIM PEIFFER
Fight back at the rain with this eco-friendly umbrella.
Updated at 10:52 AM CST on Monday, Nov 2, 2009
MEATLESS PLEASURE: We knew it was only a matter of time before the vegan trend spread to accessories. These leather-free bags from Matt & Nat are crafted from recycled plastic bottles and a note inside each bag tells you how many bottles it took to make it. Get one at His Stuff.
MUK-A-LUK-LUK: Moccasin meets all-terrain winter boot with these short wrap mukluks from Manitobah. They are made of suede with embellished beading and faux shearling lining. Sink your feet right in. Get them here.
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