GREEN GIFT GUIDE 2008: For Girls
I know what girls like, I know what girls want. They want a dollhouse, and a couture blouse. They want some leggings, they’ll grow some Egglings. They want a princess, sans frilly excess. I know what girls want… girls want… Girls want ‘green’!
We’re not a huge fan of girly girl dollhouses at Inhabitat – but we’re changing our minds for this sleek modernist dollhouses made by eco-toymaker Plantoys. Cultivate your little girl’s inner Ray Eames with this innovative and provocative ‘Chalet’ dollhouse. This futuristic dollhouse has 2 open levels allowing for trouble-free access to the interior which comes with transparent paneling that can slide from side-to-side.
$140 at Amazon
Little girls are inherently huggable, and you can make the little lady in your life feel even more cuddly with Oeuf’s adorable ‘Hug-me’ sweater. This alpaca wool child’s sweater comes with cute little mitten-shaped pockets sewn into the front – perfect for warming little hands.
$92 from the Inhabitat Shop
At dressme they make t-shirts and dresses that are handmade from specially selected recycled materials and are totally unique, original and eco-friendly!
$30 to $37 at Etsy
Sure She-Ra combines the dual evils of TV and princesses, but this princess carries a sword and kicks fairy tale. She has superhuman strength, speed and agility, a healing touch, as well as the ability to speak with animals telepathically. How’s that for female empowerment?
$29 at Amazon
This adorable baby owl t-shirt makes a great eco-conscous gift for girls who “give a hoot” about the environment. Each super-soft kids tee is made from 100% organic cotton and emblazoned with Habby, Inhabitat’s mascot.
$20 at the Inhabitat Shop
Warm functionality meets cool fashion sense. This impromptu invention protects from many elements, makes diaper changes quick and easy, keep knees protected while crawling, and provides sun protection.
$14 at BabyLegs
Made from ceramic ‘egg shells’, Nyokkis will certainly fascinate any girl interested in growing. Their adorable grass “hair” grows quickly. Style it, cut it and it grows again! Nyokki! Nyokki! Nyokki! (“grow! grow! grow!”) is what these cheerful pet plants do.
$9 at Brooklyn 5 and 10