Gallery: 14 Eco-Chic Back-to-School Lo...

OLD SPORT

Tennis, anyone? Work that on-the-court swagger with a classic V-neck, cabled pullover. Try People Tree's fair-trade, hand-knit Birkbeck jumper on for size or pick from the vintage options that abound online.

+ Birkbeck Cricket Jumper £55

+ People Tree

Wish you were headed back to school? Look the part with our 14 green academia-inspired looks and score an A+ in Sustainable Fashion 101. For more eco-friendly takes on classroom chic, revisit our 2010 back-to-school guide.

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TEACHER’S PET

With its thigh-skimming plaid skirt, double-breasted anchor buttons, and prim (but not prissy) collar-and-ascot combo, this bookish yet playful 1960s minidress gets our vote for “Most Likely to Succeed.:

+ Vintage Plaid Ascot Minidress $37

+ Hallecat Vintage

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REBEL FOR A CAUSE

Made of Tencel, a cellulosic alternative to cotton, Covet’s military-inspired blouse combines buttoned-up propriety with a touch of the iconoclast.

+ Army Shirt $99.95 at Future Standard

+ Covet

back to school, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

OLD SPORT

Tennis, anyone? Work that on-the-court swagger with a classic V-neck, cabled pullover. Try People Tree’s fair-trade, hand-knit Birkbeck jumper on for size or pick from the vintage options that abound online.

+ Birkbeck Cricket Jumper £55

+ People Tree

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TRAILBLAZER

If traditional wool blazers leave you underwhelmed, this cropped vintage number from the 1980s is an A-grade alternative. It’s also cruelty-free, which means you won’t draw the ire of the PETA club when you stroll past the lockers.

+ Vintage Academic Cadet Club Blazer $28

+ This is a Ghost Town

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