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If you think shopping with the planet in mind means you'll lose all memory of vibrant colors and that luxe fabric options go out the window, Lara Miller is here to set you straight and style you flawlessly. Chicagoans know her designs don't sacrifice an ounce of style for their eco-friendliness and that she maintains responsible, earth-friendly production and still makes her customers look really, really good. Click through for two lookbooks covering fall '11 clothing and accessories. We also chatted up the designer to find out how she balances style and sustainability and how her new collection contains fall essentials you've been waiting for. Pick a favorite piece—we dare you.
Photos by Helen Berkun Miss Red Photography
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