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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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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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Chris Benz’s Candy-Colored Spring 2012 Line Sends Stars Buzzing at New York Fashion Week

Chris Benz’s Candy-Colored Spring 2012 Line Sends Stars Buzzing at New York Fashion Week

Chris Benz presented his Spring/Summer 2012 line at Lincoln Center during New York Fashion Week on Monday. The stage was filled with gently teased hair, shoulder pads, and ’60s-inspired pieces nearly

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Duro Olowu’s S/S 2012 Line Delivers Optimism Through Adversity at New York Fashion Week

Duro Olowu’s S/S 2012 Line Delivers Optimism Through Adversity at New York Fashion Week

If you think your last cross-country flight was grueling, think about what it must have been like for the courageous West Indian immigrants who arrived in England in the ’50s. Inspired by the poise

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Eco-Fashion Designers Ali Hewson & Sharon Wauchob of EDUN

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Eco-Fashion Designers Ali Hewson & Sharon Wauchob of EDUN

With New York Fashion Week now off and running, we're all geared up and bustling around town to get to all the green shows. But before we unleash our lastest NYFW coverage on you, we thought it'd be fun

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Mara Hoffman’s S/S 2012 Collection Brings the Tropics to New York Fashion Week

Mara Hoffman’s S/S 2012 Collection Brings the Tropics to New York Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen Few designers can bring a live mariachi band to New York Fashion Week and make it work - but that's exactly what Mara Hoffman did for her lively Spring 2012 collection. Called

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Leanne Marshall’s Spring 2012 at New York Fashion Week Line Offers Eco Constructions, Girlish Sophistication

Leanne Marshall’s Spring 2012 at New York Fashion Week Line Offers Eco Constructions, Girlish Sophistication

Leanne Marshall, the Season 5 Project Runway winner (and Inhabitat designer crush), showed her eco-friendly Spring/Summer 2012 collection at New York Fashion Week on Saturday.  With her flirty and

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M. Patmos Gets Fresh at New York Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2012

M. Patmos Gets Fresh at New York Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2012

Eco-fashion does not have to compromise style, as proved many designers this year, including Marcia Patmos with her Spring/Summer 2012 lineup.  The line debuted at New York Fashion Week on Thursday,

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Costello Tagliapietra Show Beautiful Spring 2012 Collection Using AirDye Technology at New York Fashion Week

Costello Tagliapietra Show Beautiful Spring 2012 Collection Using AirDye Technology at New York Fashion Week

To this day "eco fashion" still gets a bad rap. Greenies tend to think anything having to do with fashion is extravagant, ridiculous and wasteful, while many in the fashion industry still cringe at the

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PHOTOS: Check Out Gretchen Jones Spring 2012 Collection at New York Fashion Week

PHOTOS: Check Out Gretchen Jones Spring 2012 Collection at New York Fashion Week

Project Runway winner Gretchen Jones debuted her Spring 2012 collection at New York Fashion Week this week. Describing her collection as "esoteric meets psychedelic," the eco-minded fashion designer

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