Accessories and Fashion

VPL “Manipulates” the Runway with Biomorphic Knits for New York Fashion Week

VPL “Manipulates” the Runway with Biomorphic Knits for New York Fashion Week

Victoria Bartlett's New York Fashion Week runway presentation for VPL Fall Winter 2012 was a collection of delightfully fresh knits and flowing frocks, each more surprising than the one before. Dubbed

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The GreenShows Brings Ethical Fashion to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

The GreenShows Brings Ethical Fashion to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Sustainable fashion designers like United Bamboo, Study NY by Tara St. James, H. Fredriksson and Luis Valenzuela found themselves right at home in the midst of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week on Friday. It was

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John Bartlett’s Fall 2012 Line Takes Inspiration from Longshoremen

John Bartlett’s Fall 2012 Line Takes Inspiration from Longshoremen

A line for the manly-man with a fashionable streak, John Bartlett's Fall/Winter 2012 collection takes inspiration from hardworking longshoremen, but with an eco-friendly twist. First presented on

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StyleVISA Offers Sustainable Goodies for the Body and Home

StyleVISA Offers Sustainable Goodies for the Body and Home

StyleVISA is a new online shop of carefully curated design goodies from around the world. Bringing together furniture, home accessories, beauty and even fashion, the site is a treasure trove of design,

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Leanne Marshall Unveils Cool Glacial Couture at Fall/Winter 2012 New York Fashion Week

Leanne Marshall Unveils Cool Glacial Couture at Fall/Winter 2012 New York Fashion Week

Leanne Marshall recently debuted her Fall/Winter 2012 collection at New York Fashion Week and impressed us with her gorgeous pieces inspired by photos of bright white glaciers melting into blue

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Pink is the New Black in M. Patmos’ Fall 2012 Line at New York Fashion Week

Pink is the New Black in M. Patmos’ Fall 2012 Line at New York Fashion Week

Forget about traditional autumn colors -- for her Fall 2012 line, M. Patmos went against the grain and created a ready-to-wear collection that screams with retina-searing pops of fuschia and

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14 Red-Hot Eco Lingerie & Sustainable Skivvies for a Green Valentines Day

14 Red-Hot Eco Lingerie & Sustainable Skivvies for a Green Valentines Day

Valentine's Day is today, and it's almost time to kick offyour oh-so-special evening. May we suggest adding a little eco spice to your heart-filled holiday? Roses may be nice and chocolates may be tasty,

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Sexy & Sustainable Men’s Undies for Valentine’s Day

Sexy & Sustainable Men’s Undies for Valentine’s Day

Nothing kills the mood faster than a pair of dingy tightie-whities, so boys, make sure your underwear game is fresh for Valentine's Day! We've got a lineup of eco-friendly boxers, briefs and everything in

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10 Sure-to-Please Green Valentine’s Day Gifts to Give Your Main Squeeze

10 Sure-to-Please Green Valentine’s Day Gifts to Give Your Main Squeeze

Our favorite handmade and eco Valentine's Day gifts for 2012: SCRABBLE "LOVE" PILLOWS If your sweetie loves Scrabble more than they love you (just kidding, but not really), he or she will adore

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: The Future of Sustainable Fashion

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: The Future of Sustainable Fashion

A few months ago, Inhabitat's Editor-in-Chief Jill Fehrenbacher had the pleasure of curating a panel about sustainability and philanthropy in the fashion industry for the Afingo Fashion Forum. She brought

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VIDEO: Ecouterre’s Favorite Looks From the Designers & Agents Green Room

VIDEO: Ecouterre’s Favorite Looks From the Designers & Agents Green Room

A few months ago, Ecouterre set up shop inside the Green Room, a carefully curated space dedicated to emerging eco-fashion labels at the Designers and Agents show in NYC. Join the Ecouterre editors and

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Assembly New York’s Minimalist Womenswear Takes its Cues from Menswear

Assembly New York’s Minimalist Womenswear Takes its Cues from Menswear

Assembly New York debuted its minimalist new womenswear collection in an understated venue in the Lower East Side at New York Fashion Week. The Fall/Winter 2012 collection, designed Greg Armas and Claire

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John Patrick Organic Crafts a Beautiful Vision at Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week

John Patrick Organic Crafts a Beautiful Vision at Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week

John Patrick of Organic never ceases to impress us with his take on eco-fashion. For his Fall/Winter 2012 collection presented at New York Fashion Week, he had a very specific inspiration, a photo by

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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

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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 Peter Pan

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 trade clothes with

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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

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