Accessories and Fashion

Gretchen Jones is in a Dark Place for Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week

Gretchen Jones is in a Dark Place for Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week

Gretchen Jones plays with the power of light and dark during her Fall/Winter 2012 collection at New York Fashion Week.  In mourning because of the recent loss of her father, Jones held her show in a

Read More >

Fashion Designer Lauren Moffatt Goes Back to School at New York Fashion Week

Fashion Designer Lauren Moffatt Goes Back to School at New York Fashion Week

School was in session for one day only at New York Fashion Week on Wednesday, where Lauren Moffatt showed off her Fall 2012 collection, “School for Wayward Girls.” From chevron prints and

Read More >

Titania Inglis Brings ’90s Grunge to Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week

Titania Inglis Brings ’90s Grunge to Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week

The 90's are back!  Well, a modified, slightly more refined version brought you by Titania Inglis's New York Fashion Week debut.  The Brooklyn designer forced plaid flannel and Doc Martens combat

Read More >

Costello Tagliapietra Redefines Romance for Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week

Costello Tagliapietra Redefines Romance for Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week

Wondering where to look for beautiful, feminine dresses this season?  How about frocks that also happen to be made using water-saving AirDye technology?   Robert Costello and Jeffery Tagliapietra

Read More >

National Sweater Day is Today!

National Sweater Day is Today!

Today is National Sweater Day! Are you wearing your sweater to keep warm instead of turning up the heat? If not, head over to the WWF's call center to give yourself or a friend a call from a sweet old

Read More >

Montreal Artists Transform Post-Consumer Trash Into Beautiful Fashion

Montreal Artists Transform Post-Consumer Trash Into Beautiful Fashion

The Great White North may be steeped in nature that residents fight to preserve, but Canadians still generate a whopping 35 million tons of garbage every year. To draw attention to the excess waste

Read More >

Vaho Turns Old Advertising Banners Into Chic Recycled Bags

Vaho Turns Old Advertising Banners Into Chic Recycled Bags

Vaho Trashion gives old PVC advertising banners a second life by transforming them into quirky and colorful recycled bags. This stylish baggage company sources their products by collecting old banners

Read More >

Is This Diamond-Encrusted $400,000 T-Shirt the World’s Most Expensive?

Is This Diamond-Encrusted $400,000 T-Shirt the World’s Most Expensive?

What's the most money you've ever spent on a t-shirt?  We're guessing it's no where near the £256,500 ($405,000) price-tag on this diamond-encrusted number.  Although there doesn't seem to be a

Read More >

Mariclaro Transforms Car Upholstery, Exploded Air Bags Into Durable Carryalls

Mariclaro Transforms Car Upholstery, Exploded Air Bags Into Durable Carryalls

There are few things we love more than making use of what would have ended up in a landfill.  Mariclaro picks up the materials that they use for their ultra-durable carry-alls when they've already been

Read More >

Oh, the Irony: “Made in U.S.A” Goods Gain Popularity in China

Oh, the Irony: “Made in U.S.A” Goods Gain Popularity in China

Pick a product sold in the US, and chances are it's made in China. But now in an ironic twist of fate, American-made goods are becoming more popular in China. According to a report by Jing Daily, workwear

Read More >

Japanese Textile Mills Are Back in Action After Tsunami-Earthquake Disaster

Japanese Textile Mills Are Back in Action After Tsunami-Earthquake Disaster

Japan has suffered through 2011's devastating tsunami and earthquake and in the wake of the clean-up, the country wants to be clear - their legendary textile mills have made a comeback.  Fukushima

Read More >

US Military Enlists New High Tech Undies to Help Monitor Soldiers’ Vitals

US Military Enlists New High Tech Undies to Help Monitor Soldiers’ Vitals

News that the United States military is adding undies to its arsenal of high-powered gadgets and gizmos may surprise you, but that's exactly what researchers at the U.S. Army Medical Research and

Read More >

Shwood and HUF Make Cool Sunglasses from Recycled Skateboards

Shwood and HUF Make Cool Sunglasses from Recycled Skateboards

Shades brand Shwood teamed up with HUF owner and professional skateboarder Keith Hufnagel to have some fun skating across the LA's streets and making some cool sunglasses. Made from recycled broken

Read More >

Chanel Builds a Life-Size Plane for Its Spring 2012 Couture Week Fashion Show

Chanel Builds a Life-Size Plane for Its Spring 2012 Couture Week Fashion Show

While Chanel may be known for class and elegance, we're having a hard time finding either in their Spring 2012 Paris Couture Week Show. For their show of excess in a depressed economy, Karl Lagerfeld

Read More >

Made in Forest Hills: Bow Ties Recycled From Trash, Inspired by MoMA

Made in Forest Hills: Bow Ties Recycled From Trash, Inspired by MoMA

If you're trying to amp up your wardrobe with a unique flair, we might have just the thing.  Made in Forest Hills, founded by recycling connoisseur Nicholas Ruiz, is a collection of some of the most

Read More >

Trade Clothes With Your Friends Using “Closet Swap” iPhone App

Trade Clothes With Your Friends Using “Closet Swap” iPhone App

Looking to mix up your wardrobe this year and get rid of some of those old outfits that are just collecting dust? There’s an app for that. The “Closet Swap” iPhone app enables you to

Read More >

World’s Largest Garment Made From Golden Spider Silk Now on Display

World’s Largest Garment Made From Golden Spider Silk Now on Display

We couldn't believe our eyes when we saw this glistening yellow cape made from spider silk. The un-dyed, untreated garment is the world’s largest piece of clothing made entirely from the durable natural

Read More >

Flaunt Your Rapid Transit Pride with Hanger 3′s Recycled Subway Token Necklaces

Flaunt Your Rapid Transit Pride with Hanger 3′s Recycled Subway Token Necklaces

Transit tokens are a thing of the past in most cities, as many municipal transit systems have long since made the switch to swipe cards and other technologies. But if you yearn for a bit of subway

Read More >

Victoria’s Secret is Being Investigated by Homeland Security for Alleged Child Labor

Victoria’s Secret is Being Investigated by Homeland Security for Alleged Child Labor

The brand responsible for skimpy underthings and famous fashion shows is now under investigation by Homeland Security for using child labor.  This story is stranger than most, though, with Fairtrade

Read More >

PETA and Nail Couture L.A. Collaborate on Bunny-Patterned Nail Wraps

PETA and Nail Couture L.A. Collaborate on Bunny-Patterned Nail Wraps

Searching for some cruelty-free pizzazz?  These nail skins, made by Nail Couture L.A exclusively for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are the perfect thing!  PETA's signature bunny pattern

Read More >

PRODUCT REVIEW: Shrine Rack is a Shoe Storage System That Doubles as Artwork

PRODUCT REVIEW: Shrine Rack is a Shoe Storage System That Doubles as Artwork

Is the entrance to your home so littered with shoes that you can barely remember what color the floor is? That's precisely the problem we were facing when we stumbled across the Shrine Rack, a simple

Read More >

This Dude Only Owns 15 Things (Not Counting Underwear)

This Dude Only Owns 15 Things (Not Counting Underwear)

If one of your New Year's resolutions this year is to live the simple life, take a tip from Andrew Hyde, a man who only owns 15 things. If you're thinking that it's not that difficult to pare down to

Read More >

Fonderie 47 Recycles Confiscated AK-47 Rifles Into Jewelry

Fonderie 47 Recycles Confiscated AK-47 Rifles Into Jewelry

Fonderie 47, co-founded by Ethos Water CEO Peter Thum, takes confiscated AK-47 rifles from the Democratic Republic of Congo and transforms them into ornate accessories that make their violent history

Read More >

Priscilla of Boston Destroys Unsold Wedding Dresses Instead of Donating Them

Priscilla of Boston Destroys Unsold Wedding Dresses Instead of Donating Them

After 65 years, high-end bridal chain Priscilla of Boston recently announced that it would close all of its locations on December 30. Then, last week, dismayed onlookers outside of a Priscilla of Boston

Read More >

7 Sustainable (And Mostly Vegan!) Winter Boots to Conquer Snow, Slush

7 Sustainable (And Mostly Vegan!) Winter Boots to Conquer Snow, Slush

If frozen feet don't exactly sound like your idea of a stylish time, why not invest in a pair of sustainably made winter boots? Ecouterre's rounded up 7 pairs of sustainable, mostly vegan choices that

Read More >

22 Green Fashion Predictions for 2012

22 Green Fashion Predictions for 2012

To ring in the new year, we asked 22 of the biggest movers and shakers in eco-fashion to weigh in with their predictions for 2012. From a museum textile conservator to a Project Runway winner

Read More >

Make a Pleated Top Hat From Office Waste Paper

Make a Pleated Top Hat From Office Waste Paper

Wondering how to celebrate the new year with a bit of eco-festivity?  Try out this awesome one-size-fits-all top hat, made from repurposed, office waste paper.  The staff of architectural

Read More >

Top 7 Most Bizarre Eco Fashion Stories of 2011 (Vote for the Wackiest!)

Top 7 Most Bizarre Eco Fashion Stories of 2011 (Vote for the Wackiest!)

From a dress made of mold to a pair of shoes made from old cheese sandwiches, 2011 was one weird-ass year in eco-fashion. But which wacky story takes the cake? Did you think this gown made of cow nipples

Read More >

Top 7 WTF Fashion Stories of 2011 (Vote for the One You Despise Most!)

Top 7 WTF Fashion Stories of 2011 (Vote for the One You Despise Most!)

For every inspiring human being making the world of fashion better, there's an equally heinous individual (or worse, an organized group of them) really stinking up the industry with their unethical,

Read More >

Top 7 Wearable Technology Concepts of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 7 Wearable Technology Concepts of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Talk about being fashion-forward - this year we saw sustainable style leap into the future as designers unveiled an incredible array of wearable technology concepts. From air-purifying jeans to

Read More >

  • Read Inhabitat

  • Search Categories

  • Recent Posts

  • Recent Comments

  • Browse by Keyword

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home