The Eco-Friendly Hot News Ballet Flats from All Black

 - Nov 24, 2009   Updated: Aug 3 2011
References: shop.moxsie & lushlee
These eco-friendly Hot News ballet flats by Colin Lin for All Black are made from recycled newspaper, specifically three and a half pages of a Chinese language newspaper. The peek-a-boo woven flats and dipped in plastic for durability, comfort and water protection.

The Hot News ballet flats are handcrafted and one-of-a-kind and made in Taiwan. They retail for $110, a small price to pay to be supporting a environmentally friendly, cottage fashion industry.

Implications - This product fills the demand for consumers who are involved in a green initiative. Consumers are looking to businesses to provide eco-friendly products, and businesses can still profit from eco products by elevating them to an elite, haute couture status.