Island Fashion: A Blog by Xenya Scanlon on WED
Today is World Environment Day, and this year’s theme is islands! Besides being sought-after destinations thanks to their outstanding natural beauty, islands are home to diverse and creative cultures. To celebrate World Environment Day in style, here are some great examples of green-and-glam fashion from around the world – some that come from island nations and some that are inspired by islands.
So stretch out on a lounge chair, put on some reggae music and catch the island vibe!
Pons Avarcas sustainable sandals
Fusing culture and fashion with family-run business ethics, Avarcas is a well-known Spanish footwear brand that comes from the island of Menorca. Originally designed for Menorcan workers, the shoe has become a part of the island’s identity. The Avarcas sandal is hand made from leather and rubber to be strong, flexible and comfortable. Pons Avarcas, the updated fashionable version of the traditional sandal, combines traditional craftsmanship with the latest technology.