Accessories and Fashion

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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6 Unique Handmade Halloween Costumes from Etsy

6 Unique Handmade Halloween Costumes from Etsy

Making a DIY Halloween costume is great, but if you don't have a crafty bone in your body it could be disastrous. However! That's no excuse for sending your kid out in a store-bought costume. You can suit

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9 Eco-Friendly Thrift-Store Halloween Costumes for Under $15

9 Eco-Friendly Thrift-Store Halloween Costumes for Under $15

Across the country, the leaves are changing and the air is turning crisp. It can only mean one thing: Time to get your Halloween plans in order. We love dressing up for Halloween just as much as the next

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Win $150 Worth of Organic Cotton Undies From PACT!

Win $150 Worth of Organic Cotton Undies From PACT!

Starting fall off with a fresh feeling is difficult when you're wearing grody old underpants. Luckily, our friends at PACT want to help you out with that - so they're giving away $150 worth of super comfy

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Artist Billie Achilleos Transforms Louis Vuitton Bags Into Amazing Animal Sculptures (Video)

Artist Billie Achilleos Transforms Louis Vuitton Bags Into Amazing Animal Sculptures (Video)

Thinking of interesting ways to spend a milestone birthday? Louis Vuitton had one of the most unique celebrations we can remember for their 100th anniversary.  Paris taxidermy store Deyrolle became a

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Raccoon Dogs Skinned Alive for Knockoff UGG Boots (Graphic Video)

Raccoon Dogs Skinned Alive for Knockoff UGG Boots (Graphic Video)

We can all appreciate a good deal, but even if the price tag is cheap, there might be a whole different kind of price looming behind your knockoff UGGs.  Animal-rights group Swiss Animal Protection has

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Find Out How Many Slaves Work for You With Disturbing New Online Tool

Find Out How Many Slaves Work for You With Disturbing New Online Tool

Last month marked the anniversary of the announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation, which we all know ended slavery for good 149 years ago, right? Wrong. While that's what we in America are taught in

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Rachel Freire’s “Cow Nipple” Dress, Gross or a Great Use of Resources?

Rachel Freire’s “Cow Nipple” Dress, Gross or a Great Use of Resources?

Would you wear a dress made from thousands of cow nipples? During London Fashion Week, designer Rachel Freire unveiled her latest haute couture creation: a dress made from 3,000 protruding cow

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Why is JCPenney Refusing to Compensate the Families of Bangladesh Factory Fire Victims?

Why is JCPenney Refusing to Compensate the Families of Bangladesh Factory Fire Victims?

Last December a Bangladesh factory fire broke out that killed 30 people and injured dozens of others. The factory, That’s It Sportswear, is a garment factory just north of the capital of Dhaka that

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Ecopink Unveils Gorgeous Green Designs for Women at the London Design Festival

Ecopink Unveils Gorgeous Green Designs for Women at the London Design Festival

Designs ranged from foot massaging floor mats to innovative takes on everyday accessories, like a line of brightly colored glowing handbags. By recycling colorful plastic containers, Micio Vinicio creates

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Our 8 Favorite Eco Fashion Shows from New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012!

Our 8 Favorite Eco Fashion Shows from New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012!

MARA HOFFMAN Called "Mexican Mamas," boho style queen Mara Hoffman's spring presentation at Lincoln Center was a tribute to the women of Mexico. Inspired by Frida Kahlo, the colorful collection of fluid

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Green Shopping Spree on LovingEco! (Worth $250)

GIVEAWAY: Win a Green Shopping Spree on LovingEco! (Worth $250)

Have you recently reached into your closet for your fall jacket, only to find it in a much more dire condition than when you packed it away almost a year ago? If you're looking for a way to refresh your

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VIDEO: Leanne Marshall’s Spring 2012 Line Banks On Girlish Sophistication at New York Fashion Week

VIDEO: Leanne Marshall’s Spring 2012 Line Banks On Girlish Sophistication at New York Fashion Week

You probably best remember Leanne Marshall as Project Runway's season 5 winner. But since her glorious victory, Leanne has leapt to new heights, recently showing off her Spring/Summer 2012 line at New

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Star Wars Fan Recycles Adidas Sneakers Into a Stormtrooper Helmet

Star Wars Fan Recycles Adidas Sneakers Into a Stormtrooper Helmet

Artist Freehand Profit crafted this amazing replica of a Star Wars Stormtrooper helmet entirely out of Adidas sneakers. The helmet looks almost identical to the real thing, and we can't help but think

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VIDEO: Costello Tagliapietra Spring 2012 Runway Show at New York Fashion Week

VIDEO: Costello Tagliapietra Spring 2012 Runway Show at New York Fashion Week

Based on their burly beards and lumberjack outfits, you'd be loathe to think that Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra were romantics. But they certainly proved us wrong with their Spring/Summer

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Levi’s Unveils the World’s Oldest Pair of Jeans Worth $150,000

Levi’s Unveils the World’s Oldest Pair of Jeans Worth $150,000

If you're into the distressed jeans look, then you'll probably find yourself drooling over these dungarees. Levi's HQ recently invited us to its new San Francisco shop for a sneak peek at their fall

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Our Editors Share their Favorite Picks at D&A Eco-Fashion!

Our Editors Share their Favorite Picks at D&A Eco-Fashion!

As the exclusive media sponsor of the Green Room, an eco-focused space within premiere fashion trade show Designers & Agents, we were thrilled to see some of top designers in eco-fashion all in one

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7 Cute Cruelty-Free Vegan Accessories from Compassion Couture

7 Cute Cruelty-Free Vegan Accessories from Compassion Couture

Ever have trouble finding cute cruelty-free pieces to complete an outfit? Jill and Tracey Spiritus's new virtual vegan accessories store Compassion Couture is our new go-to for all of our accessorizing

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(Sustainable) Fashion’s Night Out Encourages an Eco-Chic Twist on Consumption

(Sustainable) Fashion’s Night Out Encourages an Eco-Chic Twist on Consumption

Hosted by EcoSalon, Of Rags, and the New York City Fair Trade Coalition, the very first (Sustainable) Fashion's Night Out was held on September 8th at the Textile Arts Center, to give fashion-loving

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INTERVIEW: We Talk Repurposed Tire Rubber Sandals With Kyle Parsons of IndoSole

INTERVIEW: We Talk Repurposed Tire Rubber Sandals With Kyle Parsons of IndoSole

Inhabitat: Can you describe IndoSole? Kyle: IndoSole is a lifestyle brand based around resourceful thinking. We do that through footwear that we call “Indos,” which feature a repurposed motorbike

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Suzanne Rae Gets Nostalgic With Her Spring 2012 Line at New York Fashion Week

Suzanne Rae Gets Nostalgic With Her Spring 2012 Line at New York Fashion Week

The financial and political turmoil of the last few years has initiated a trend towards austerity, and designer Suzanne Rae has taken that sentiment to heart in her latest collection of beautiful

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Another Rape Victim Comes Forward at Factory That Makes Clothes for Target and Macy’s in Jordan

Another Rape Victim Comes Forward at Factory That Makes Clothes for Target and Macy’s in Jordan

As fanatic shoppers fought one another to grab up pieces from Target's new Missoni collection, they probably weren't thinking about Anowara, a woman who was raped in the factory where the megastore's

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