With spring drawing near (at least in the northern hemisphere), it is time to begin shedding our old layers in order to don lighter layers for the days ahead. For some of us, this will entail doing a bit of ‘DJing’ in the closet to make last season’s threads seem like this season’s must-have’s. Add to this the unpredictability of seasonal temperatures, and it becomes apparent that casual dressing is no longer what it used to be. With this in mind, we thought that we would offer up a few eco-friendly solutions for ways to revitalize your wardrobe with sustainable pieces that are trans-seasonally engineered, not to mention stylishly versatile.
We love Nau’s Chrysalis ‘Convertible Overlayer’, despite all the mixed reviews it has received. Is it a jacket, a dress, or a vest? Who knows really, but what’s not to like in a garment that offers such a range of possibilities with a 3-for-1 price tag. Made of Teijin EcoCircle (100% post-consumer/recycled) polyester, the Chrysalis is a highly wind resistant, breathable performance piece for green girls on the go. Add to that its detachable raglan sleeves and an adjustable length with form-fitting empire waist, and you instantly have a sustainable, sexy skin for after dark activities. Nau Chrysalis Convertible Overlayer-to-Dress – $198
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Dear Alexis: "Mixed" reviews really translates to a curiosity about how to effectively use the convertible elements of the garment. Given how versatile Chrysalis appears to be, I was surprised that folks seemed to feel this way. There were no negative reviews or comments related to its performance as a "shell" of sorts. On the contrary, NAU seems to keep getting high marks with all of its performance pieces. Thanks for reading, Abigail @ Inhabitat
You mention mixed reviews.... what about?
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