Fashion is not just for adults. Some children are equally fashion conscious. Sometimes the parents too are very fashion savvy for their children. So, they always prefer to buy fashionable apparel for the kids.
The fall 2010 saw many interesting fashion trends for children. Some of these trends are excellent for creating some environmental awareness among the little ones. This article enlists the top 3 eco-conscious children’s fashion trends for fall 2010.Parents can make use of these trends to give their children a fashionable learning edge.
#1 Eco-conscious children’s fashion trend for fall 2010: Organic clothing
Gone are the days when only the giant fashion labels used to stock extremely expensive organic clothing range for children. Now, many wallet friendly retailers like Wall Mart are stocking them. Many online retailers too are selling organic or ‘vegan’ clothing for children at very reasonable prices.
Organic clothing is not just a fashion statement for the children. It offers many environmental benefits too. For example, the organic cotton is not sprayed with the pesticides, most of which are not good for the environment.
The parents can buy organic clothing for children and teach them about different environmental concerns. According to the child’s age and interest, the topics can range from ‘the difference between organic and synthetic clothing’ to ‘benefits of using vegetable dyes instead of the synthetic ones’. Other than that, the child can also be told about the effect of pesticide chemicals on the environment.
#2 Eco-conscious children’s fashion trend for fall 2010: synthetic furs
The fur is in vogue this season. For children, Russian inspired winter clothing was on the runways this fall. The hot choices are heavy knits, coats and vests, most of which had fur lining, cuffs, or collars. Many people swear by the synthetic fur for advocating animal rights and environmental concerns. So, the parents can buy synthetic furs for the children and educate them about the animal rights. They can also tell their children how the production of real fur products disturbs our eco-system.
#3 Eco-conscious children’s fashion trend for fall 2010: Clothes with natural imageries
On the runways, the children fashion for fall 2010 had many clothing items, which depicted natural imagery. The images captured fall foliage, plants, animals, and natural sceneries. These images were seen on the casual T-shirts, accessories and even on the formal dresses.
According to the images on their clothing items, the children can be taught about the respective environmental cause. For example, if it is a tree, the children can be taught about the contribution of the trees to create safe and healthy environment for us. The children can be involved in planting a tree in the garden or the backyard to stress on how much it matters to plant a single tree.
Observing fall 2010 runway trends