As April showers begin, some ideas for eco-raingear from Ideal bite:
Nau Succinct Trench – rainproof, lightweight, recycled-plastic men’s trench coat; with hood, in two colors ($198).
Patagonia Eco Rain Shell Jacket – hip-length women’s waterproof coat made from recycled polyester; moisture-wicking, in three colors ($190).
Timberland Earthkeepers Boots – waterproof boots made from eco-materials such as organic cotton. Also: a women’s version ($154-$170).
Hunter Wellington Boots – the original wellies are still made using natural latex rubber ($98).
Monsoon Group Umbrella – colorful umbrellas made from detergent containers and toothpaste tubes ($65)