Velcro bags and melt-proof hair iron covers: Lauren Conrad's TSA-friendly travel line – all made from recycled plastic bottles
21:45 GMT, 23 July 2012
As somebody who has to travel a lot, Lauren Conrad knows a thing or two about packing a TSA-friendly beauty case.
And now, with the launch of a travel accessories line, she is sharing her functional packing knowledge with a collection of impressive eco-friendly products.
From a melt-proof hair iron cover, to a
toiletry bag with TSA-friendly Velcro-attached clear pouches for airline travel, the line, called xo(eco), is made from 100per cent recycled plastic bottles.
Fashion empire: Following her successful Paper Crown and Lauren Conrad for Kohls lines, the former Lagua Beach and Hills star has launched a collection of Eco-friendly accessories
With nearly 20 food-on-the-go, travel and cosmetic storage products, each functional bag is
meticulously thought out to ensure the greatest convenience for the
young women who will be using them.
hair iron cover withstands temperatures of up to 500F, while the
toiletries bag comes with two removable clear pouches that meet the TSA
requirements for airline travel.
products include a make-up clutch, brush box, 12-piece jewellery roll,
computer case, and weekender bag, which all feature two prints – the first a black and cream tuxedo stripe, and the other a mint and pink
Eco-friendly: Made from recycled plastic bottles, the impressive line, called xo(eco), includes nearly 20 food-on-the-go, travel and cosmetic storage accessories
Impressively functional: Each product is meticulously thought out to ensure the greatest convenience for the young women who will be using them
Made with an Austin-based company called Blue Avocado, which Conrad became an investor in late last year, each product is made out of a recycled fiber fabric called Repreve.
Miss Conrad's Shopper bag recycles seven plastic bottles, while the Beauty Kit recycles six and a half plastic bottles and the hot iron bag recycles three plastic bottles.
The 26-year-old says of her sustainable
line: 'There is so much build up of garbage in our land fills and
oceans, and it's compromising our environment, marine life, and their
Cleaver products: xo(eco) Beauty Kit, $29.99 (left) and the xo(eco) Lunch Case, $29.99 (right)
Following the success of her fashion lines Paper Crown and Lauren Conrad for Kohl’s, the former Laguna Beach and Hills star is slowly building herself a fashion empire.
Miss Conrad is also writing a spin-off book series of her L.A. Candy novels. The first novel, The Fame Game, was released earlier this year. The second book, Starstruck, will be released in November.
Ranging in price from $12.99 for the Beauty Clutch to $69.99 for the Weekender bag, the collection is now available on Amazon.