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je suis un bebe vert, baby clothes, organic cotton, biodegradable inks, charitable donation, oxfam Quebec, Monique Fitz Back Foundation

This little independent art project caught our eye while in search of some kiddie gift options for the holidays: Montreal graphic artist and designer Marlène-b.’s Urban Kimono – baby clothes with a social conscience.

The je suis un bébé vert (I am a green baby) project has been guided by ethical choices: From the locally made kimono made from 100% organic cotton, to the silkscreen inks certified biodegradable according to GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard), to the charitable donation made with every purchase.

As a graphic designer by profession who works for several non-profit organizations, Marlène-b wanted to give this project a true social conscience. To this end, 2% of profits will be going toward two organizations, Oxfam-Québec and the Monique-Fitz-Back Foundation. A funky little gift that keeps on giving.

Check out her project at: http://jesuisunbebevert.com/

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