Eager to spring-green your closet for 2010 but kinda short of the other kind of green? We’re teaming up with one of our favorite sustainable lines and the world’s oldest and largest organic fashion company, Hessnatur, to give away our biggest prize yet: a $2,010 shopping spree from their website so you can start the year right in sustainable style. Take your pick of the eco-friendly label’s versatile cardigans, flowy dresses, lighweight trenchcoats, and chic separates. Enter now for your chance to win!


1. SIGN UP FOR THE ECOUTERRE NEWSLETTER (This is important because we’ll be announcing our winner there.)

2. VISIT THE HESSNATUR WEBSITE and LEAVE A COMMENT below telling us which Hessnatur piece is your absolute fave and why. We’ll pick the response we like the best, so be as detailed and creative as possible!

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We’ll pick our favorite comment and announce the winner in our newsletter on Wednesday, March 17. The deadline to enter is 12 midnight ET on Tuesday, March 16, so ENTER NOW for a chance to win a whole new eco-wardrobe!


All Hessnatur clothing is pure, natural, and made with respect for planet and the people who produce and wear it. From cotton to linen to silk, wool, cashmere, alpaca and mohair, all Hessnatur garments are made from 100 percent natural fibers with no toxins from dyes, bleaches, or other chemicals used in the production process.

Hessnatur actively participates in the Clean Clothes Campaign, a coalition of trade unions, consumer organizations, human-rights groups, and women’s organizations that aims to improve working conditions in the global garment industry. Hessnatur is certified by the Fair Wear Foundation, which means it adheres to the highest social standards regarding working conditions and wages. (Farmers receive an organic fair-trade premium of up to 40 percent for their entire harvest.)

In addition to being sustainably made, the easy to wear, Hessnatur’s classic designs mean that you can make them staples in your closet for years to come—definitely what we’d call sustainable.

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