These tees by Erin Lorenzen had us at hello. We loved them so much they made our “Green Living” issue, along with other eco-friendly fashions. Erin uses only recycled and organic materials in her work.
The Little Rock-based artist learned silk screen during a two-year stint in Buenos Aires before returning to share her talents with The Natural State. You can find Erin’s designs (including art, jewelry and clothing) at Gallery 26, Haus Werk in Little Rock, PK’s in Conway, Something Urban in Fayetteville and Wild Blue Yonder in Eureka Springs.
Erin says: “My dad owned used bookstores in Little Rock for about 30 years, so I grew up hanging around thrift stores while he looked for first editions. I looked at everything, the clothes, the art, the furniture. Â I was always thinking about how to repurpose and recycle all of it. Â I just didn’t know those words. I’m kind of excited that ‘green’ and ‘environmentally friendly’ are trending right now. It gives me a chance to celebrate my family ‘traditions’ as well as encourage others to save and mend and re-invent!”
We couldn’t have said it better.