Accessories and Fashion

Lexus Fashion Workshop Recycles Car Parts Into Environmental Haute Couture

Lexus Fashion Workshop Recycles Car Parts Into Environmental Haute Couture

Luxury carmaker Lexus is now trying their hand at making luxurious jewelry -- but they aren't dipping into the world's supply of platinum and diamonds. Instead, the automaker is on a mission to elevate

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HUGE Cyber Monday Sale – Up to 60% Off – on Green Goods from Ethical Ocean

HUGE Cyber Monday Sale – Up to 60% Off – on Green Goods from Ethical Ocean

We held fast to our commitment to Buy Nothing Day on Friday and avoided the craziness, the stampeding and the pepper spray, but we were blown away when we saw the deals that Ethical Ocean was offering up

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60% off Matt & Nat Handbags at Ethical Ocean – SALE ENDS TONIGHT!

60% off Matt & Nat Handbags at Ethical Ocean – SALE ENDS TONIGHT!

Yes, we are decidedly against the Black Friday craziness that has been sweeping the nation, but sometimes there's a deal you just can't ignore.  Matt & Nat's vegan leather bags are so loveable

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Humane Society: Watch Out for Faux Fur Claims This Holiday Season

Humane Society: Watch Out for Faux Fur Claims This Holiday Season

The Humane Society of the United States is sounding the alarm: Beware of retailers marketing real fur as faux fur while doing your holiday shopping this season. On Tuesday, the nonprofit filed a petition

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Kevin Cotter’s 101 Hilarious Ways to Reuse Your Ex-Wife’s Wedding Dress

Kevin Cotter’s 101 Hilarious Ways to Reuse Your Ex-Wife’s Wedding Dress

Kevin Cotter was married for 12 years before his wife decided to pack up and leave.  Luckily for him, she left her wedding dress behind.  Cotter decided to reuse the dress in tons of innovative, and

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14 Awesome DIY Holiday Gifts (And How to Make Them)

14 Awesome DIY Holiday Gifts (And How to Make Them)

This year, there's a way to give all of your friends and loved ones awesome one-of-a-kind gifts they'll love on the cheap - make them yourself! And don't worry if you don't fancy yourself a crafter. We've

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Japanese Artist Creates Edible Headpieces Out of Raw Veggies and Flowers

Japanese Artist Creates Edible Headpieces Out of Raw Veggies and Flowers

They say you are what you eat, but should you also wear what you eat too - on your head? That's what Japanese artist Takaya thinks we should do. The former chef creates his mouthwatering millinery out of

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Acca Kappa’s Biodegradable BIOCETA Brushes are Made from Sustainable Wood

Acca Kappa’s Biodegradable BIOCETA Brushes are Made from Sustainable Wood

The Acca Kappa company has been making high quality hairbrushes since 1869. The family owned business’ new line, BIOCETA, offers an array of sustainable and eco-friendly hair brushes, combs and tooth

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Buy PACT and Architecture for Humanity’s New Undies and Help Rebuild a Village in Japan

Buy PACT and Architecture for Humanity’s New Undies and Help Rebuild a Village in Japan

We all know how important our undergarments are in our daily lives but did you know they could provide a totally different kind of support than what you're used to? Yesterday, PACT unveiled its new

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Study Says Clothing Is Among Top Culprits of High Household Water Usage

Study Says Clothing Is Among Top Culprits of High Household Water Usage

Your home may be filled with energy- and water- efficient appliances, but a new study says that no matter how much you may be saving, the harm is already done. According to a paper published in the

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10 Cheap and Easy Ways to Keep Your Woolen Sweaters Looking Like New

10 Cheap and Easy Ways to Keep Your Woolen Sweaters Looking Like New

Clothes made out of natural wool, merino and cashmere may be slightly more expensive than their synthetic counterparts, but they can also last a heck of a lot longer - if you treat them right, that is.

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Ringo Starr Designs Earthkeepers Boot for Timberland to Benefit WaterAid

Ringo Starr Designs Earthkeepers Boot for Timberland to Benefit WaterAid

Timberland recently launched “Canvas That Cares,” a new program to raise funds for charity through the auction of custom-designed Earthkeepers boots.  The line includes 75 pairs adorned with Ringo

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7 Foxy Fur Fashions That Won’t Commit an Environmental Faux Pas

7 Foxy Fur Fashions That Won’t Commit an Environmental Faux Pas

Every fall and winter fashion magazines tout fur as what's in vogue for the season -- signifying that this un-animal-friendly trend is far from its way out. But if you dig the fashion, but don't want to

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14 Eco-Friendly Knit Accessories to Keep You Cozy

14 Eco-Friendly Knit Accessories to Keep You Cozy

Instead of cranking up the heat this winter, why not stay warm in a more earth-friendly way -- like bundling up in super cute knit accessories. Not only will you save some dough, but you'll be the most

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LAST CHANCE TO VOTE: Halloween Costume Contest Ends TONIGHT!

LAST CHANCE TO VOTE: Halloween Costume Contest Ends TONIGHT!

We were super impressed with the entries in our 2011 Green Halloween Contest, including some really imaginative ones like Rob Miller's awesome costume that replicates the famous pose of Han Solo when he

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TOMS Debuts Limited-Edition “Movember” Shoes to Bring Attention to Men’s Cancer

TOMS Debuts Limited-Edition “Movember” Shoes to Bring Attention to Men’s Cancer

Movember is a magical month when formerly clean-shaven men grow facial hair for 30 days to bring attention to and raise funds for cancers that affect men, specifically prostate cancer.  TOMS’s Movember

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Levi’s Launches 2 Million Pairs of Jeans Made With Better Cotton

Levi’s Launches 2 Million Pairs of Jeans Made With Better Cotton

This week Levi's invited Inhabitat to their San Francisco HQ to celebrate their first collection of products made with Better Cotton. The initiative is working with 40,000 farmers to produce cotton using

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14 Vegan Shoe Brands That Tread Lightly on the Earth

14 Vegan Shoe Brands That Tread Lightly on the Earth

Going vegan with your footwear doesn't mean giving up on owning good quality kicks. Today's cruelty-free shoe companies are creating lots of stylish options that are sweat shop and animal-free while being

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14 Eco-Friendly Women’s Trench Coats, Blazers and Parkas!

14 Eco-Friendly Women’s Trench Coats, Blazers and Parkas!

Summer slipped by so quickly, and boy have we been feeling the chill across the country. Whether you've been battling heavy rain, strong winds, or are simply spending your days strolling your local park

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14 of This Fall’s Hottest Fashion Trends, With an Ethical Twist

14 of This Fall’s Hottest Fashion Trends, With an Ethical Twist

While 'trendy' is not usually synonymous with 'eco-friendly', we know sometimes even the most green-minded shoppers covet the new trends of the season.  So, here are 14 ways that you can stay on trend

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14 Eco-Friendly Fall Coats, Jackets & Parkas for Men

14 Eco-Friendly Fall Coats, Jackets & Parkas for Men

The leaves are falling and the temperatures keep dropping -- fall is in full swing. It's time to pack up your shorts and t-shirts and bundle up in a warm, eco-friendly jacket, perfect for autumn's chilly

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Stay Dry with Studio NL’s Built-In Umbrella Coat

Stay Dry with Studio NL’s Built-In Umbrella Coat

Raindrops keep fallin' on my head. That's exactly the song you won't be singing with Studio NL's innovative Umbrella Coat which, you guessed it, has an umbrella for a hood. That means no more having to

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DIY: How to Make a Waldo Costume for Halloween

DIY: How to Make a Waldo Costume for Halloween

MATERIALS: - A striped shirt - A striped hat - Red yarn or string for the pom of the hat - Black, thick rimmed glasses - A satchel full of fun accessories STEP 1: The Shirt Since striped

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DIY: How to Make a Bodacious Bodega Costume for Halloween

DIY: How to Make a Bodacious Bodega Costume for Halloween

MATERIALS - An empty pizza box - Bags of chips, gum, condoms, Advil - whatever small items you would find at your local bodega. Feel free to use healthier options too! - Safety pins - A printer (or

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Synthetic Clothing May Be Causing “Microplastic” Pollution in Our Oceans

Synthetic Clothing May Be Causing “Microplastic” Pollution in Our Oceans

Could your washing machine be polluting the world's oceans? If your clothes are made out of synthetic fibers such as acrylic, polyethylene, polypropylene, polyamide, or polyester, it could be.

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SpudCoat: A Rain Poncho That Can Be Planted to Yield Tomatoes or Cucumbers

SpudCoat: A Rain Poncho That Can Be Planted to Yield Tomatoes or Cucumbers

Rain ponchos can hardly be considered a fashion staple. After being worn once, or maybe twice, they often wind up in the trash. Taking a stand for sustainability, a Japanese microbiologist developed the

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14 Eco-Friendly Boots for the Fashionable Fella

14 Eco-Friendly Boots for the Fashionable Fella

Boots are a great way to add some oomph to any outfit, and they can easily be a go-to style weapon for a jeans and t-shirt guy. Just in time for fall, we've rounded up 14 eco-friendly boots to kick around

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10 Ridiculous “Pinkwashed” Products That Might Even Increase Your Risk of Breast Cancer

10 Ridiculous “Pinkwashed” Products That Might Even Increase Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Pink fried chicken? We're all for advancing breast cancer research, but it's sickening how some corporations are playing up to the public's desire to find a cure by turning all of their products pink this

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Greenpeace Protests Brazilian Leather and Amazon Deforestation at Italian Trade Show

Greenpeace Protests Brazilian Leather and Amazon Deforestation at Italian Trade Show

Greenpeace members rallied last week in Italy to protest Brazilian leather and the mass deforestation it has been causing in the Amazon. The Greenpeacers dressed up in bark-like sustainable materials and

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