Gallery: 9 Eco-Chic Essentials for the Mindful Commuter


Hoofing it on stilettos is the quickest route to podiatric ruin. If flats are a sacrilege, try the stability of a wedge, instead. Coclico's T-strap platform, derived from vegetable-tanned leather, sustainably harvested wood, and biodegradable natural rubber, will stand you—and your toes—in good stead.

+ Chula Piombo $354

+ Coclico

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Cars, who needs them? It takes true grit to motor to work by mass transit. Keep your commute green and chic with nine of our favorite eco-friendly travel essentials. From woven linen pants that keep your perambulations unencumbered to cheery zippered pouches that sort and color-code your on-the-road paraphernalia, these planet-friendly selections will help weekday warriors strap-hang in style.

SHIRT Trina Turk Flora Silk Top $198 TRENCH Fin Oslo for ASOS Large Collar Jacket $71.72 PANTS Eileen Fisher Slim Trouser With Tie Belt $109 BAG Charlie by Cri de Coeur $239.25 EARRINGS Ronni Kappos $185 HANDKERCHIEF Lina Renell $54 POUCHES S Dots by BAGGU $8 SHOES Coclico Chula Piombo $350 AROMATHERAPY Tisserand De-Stress Roller Ball $8.10

This series is brought to you by Think Less Buttoned-Up—It’s a New 9 to 5.

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8 Responses to “9 Eco-Chic Essentials for the Mindful Commuter”

  1. Yuka Yoneda says:

    Those shoes might end up in my closet…

  2. Jasmin Malik Chua says:

    I’ve been eyeing that bag forever.

  3. Kestrel Jenkins says:

    Those shoes need to be on my feet!! Hot look for those on-the-go girls Jasmin!

  4. Brit says:

    As a New York City commuter I can’t EVER find a great bag to carry all my stuff that is stylish and practical, this one looks amazing! Thanks for finding it :)

  5. MK says:

    you would have to “strap-hang”, you’d never want to sit anywhere on mass transit in white pants.

  6. jessdailey says:

    I LOVE those shoes! Definitely going on my wish list…

  7. ricklin says:

    Those would make a great gift

  8. style_vulture (@StyleVulture) says:

    Note into the trousers (or trousers at all, really) but love, love love the jacket!

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