Accessories and Fashion

Nike and Michael J. Fox to Auction Off LED Back to the Future Sneakers on eBay Now

Nike and Michael J. Fox to Auction Off LED Back to the Future Sneakers on eBay Now

If you're an 80's baby, we've got huge news for you! Nike announced yesterday that in partnership with Michael J. Fox, they are releasing 1,500 pairs of the LED enhanced 2011 NIKE MAG, an exact replica of

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Navigate New York Fashion Week With a Designer-Customized Bike

Navigate New York Fashion Week With a Designer-Customized Bike

Plan on hitting up the shows at this season's New York Fashion Week? Instead of hopping in a cab and dealing with heavy traffic, why not navigate the city streets with one of 30 bespoke bicycles

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Coral-Reef Secret Could Yield Sunscreen in a Pill in Five Years

Coral-Reef Secret Could Yield Sunscreen in a Pill in Five Years

We all know how important it is to protect your skin from the sun's wrath, but we could definitely do without the ooey gooey mess and the splotchy coverage of traditional sunscreen. Thankfully,

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14 Green Back to School Styles for the Preppy at Heart

14 Green Back to School Styles for the Preppy at Heart

Whether you're actually headed back to campus or you're just a natural born prepster who is now past your academic years (don't worry, we won't tell), you're going to want to check out our colorful lineup

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Cornell Student Invents Clothing That Traps Toxic Gases and Odors

Cornell Student Invents Clothing That Traps Toxic Gases and Odors

Protective gas-masks are extremely helpful in many emergency situations, but they're usually the size and shape of a small, unwieldy animal. But all that is about to change because Cornell

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Top 6 Solar Powered Bags to Take You Back to School in Style

Top 6 Solar Powered Bags to Take You Back to School in Style

Our top 6 picks for solar powered backpacks to take your back to school in style: Eclipse Solar Backpack - $179.95 at Ethical Ocean Sakku Buddy $497 at Sakku Voltaic Converter Solar Bag - $199 from

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7 Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Looks for Dapper Dudes

7 Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Looks for Dapper Dudes

Just because you haven't been back to school since hackysacks were in doesn't mean you can't still don some dapper fall fashions. From crisp oxfords to preptastic chinos, here are 7 green garments that

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Brooks’ Green Silence Running Shoe Treads Lightly on the Environment

PRODUCT REVIEW: Brooks’ Green Silence Running Shoe Treads Lightly on the Environment

I remember when I first got serious about running, and I went to a shoe store and the workers put me through a litany of tests: run on a treadmill; put your foot in water, and then stand on a piece of

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MySaver Safeguards Your iPhone, iPad and iPod Cables from Damage

MySaver Safeguards Your iPhone, iPad and iPod Cables from Damage

If you own an Apple product, chances are you've had to deal with broken charge cords and fraying cables. The MySaver project, designed by Thomas Lehman, and funded through Kickstarter, demonstrates an

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Win a Back to School $190 Vegan Laptop Tote From Crystalyn Kae

Win a Back to School $190 Vegan Laptop Tote From Crystalyn Kae

Looking for a stylish, roomy laptop bag for the back-to-school season but don't want to break the bank? Well, Crystalyn Kae has teamed up with Ecouterre to give away their sophisticated Troubadour tote to

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How to Score a Summer Outfit for $21 at the Bayside Thrift Shop!

How to Score a Summer Outfit for $21 at the Bayside Thrift Shop!

Has all of summer's fun left your bank account a little dry? If you've still got a lot of events slated for the last days of the sunny season, but seem to have exhausted all your nicest things, then take

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Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard Launches Hand-Designed Levi’s Tees Over Lunch

Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard Launches Hand-Designed Levi’s Tees Over Lunch

Imagine a world in which schoolchildren eat organic, locally sourced lunches rich with fruits and vegetables — some of them heirloom varietals, some of them grown on the school grounds. That is the

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11 Things We Took Away From Gap’s 2010 Social Responsibility Report

11 Things We Took Away From Gap’s 2010 Social Responsibility Report

Globalization has put the practices of many corporations under question - especially those with operations overseas. So in an age where heightened corporate responsibility is pertinent, what do anchor

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Why Luxury Goods Are Actually Some of the Most Sustainable Products

Why Luxury Goods Are Actually Some of the Most Sustainable Products

Whether they make bags, cars or furniture, there are some brands that simply stand out from the pack - and they're usually the expensive ones. While luxury and designer goods have oft been categorized as

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Spanish Retailer Zara Accused of Using Brazilian “Slave Labor”

Spanish Retailer Zara Accused of Using Brazilian “Slave Labor”

High fashion for low prices? There has to be a catch — and it appears that there is. Spanish retailer Zara, once described by Louis Vuitton’s fashion director as “possibly the most

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VIDEO: Ecouterre and Hessnatur Ask What’s in Your Eco-Fashion Closet?

VIDEO: Ecouterre and Hessnatur Ask What’s in Your Eco-Fashion Closet?

Want to see how some of eco-fashion's top designers and thought leaders wear sustainable style? Check out this video of Ecouterre and Hessnatur's panel discussion on the future of green fashion. Not only

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Wearable “Sliver” Solar Panels to Revolutionize Combat for Australian Soldiers

Wearable “Sliver” Solar Panels to Revolutionize Combat for Australian Soldiers

You think your backpack is loaded down with gadgets and stuff to get through the day? Your burden is nothing compared to a soldier who carries approximately 100-150 pounds of tactical gear and gadgets

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Russy Valenki Vintage Scarf Shoes Ain’t Your Babushka’s Sneakers

Russy Valenki Vintage Scarf Shoes Ain’t Your Babushka’s Sneakers

If you think certain Nike Dunks are rare, wait 'till you get a load of Russy Valenki's vibrant kicks made out of vintage scarves. Inspired by Russian heirloom pavloposad shawls, each pair is crafted from

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6 Ways Kate Middleton Could Use Her Popularity to Boost British Ethical Fashion

6 Ways Kate Middleton Could Use Her Popularity to Boost British Ethical Fashion

Whether you love it or hate it, there's no denying that Kate Middleton's wardrobe attracts some serious attention. With many Brits and others around the world looking to Kate for clothing inspiration, we

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10 Ways to Give a Green Facelift to Facebook Chief Mark Zuckerberg’s Wardrobe

10 Ways to Give a Green Facelift to Facebook Chief Mark Zuckerberg’s Wardrobe

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg may rake in the dough, but even all with all that cold, hard Facebook cash, Zuckerberg seems to have missed the mark when it comes to personal style. Breaking the top ranks

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Top 6 Eco-Friendly Bookbags to Carry Back to Class

Top 6 Eco-Friendly Bookbags to Carry Back to Class

Pendleton Indian Blanket Gunpowder Bag - $264 from Fleabags Feed Haiti Bag or Feed Japan Bag - $35 from FEED Projects Ecoalf Quilted Backpack - 120 € at Ecoalf Voltaic Spark iPad and Tablet

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7 Sustainable One-Piece Swimsuits to Dive Into Summer

7 Sustainable One-Piece Swimsuits to Dive Into Summer

Just because you're not ready to take the tummy-baring plunge doesn't mean you can't find a more demure swimsuit that makes just as many waves. We've rounded up 7 eco-friendly one-piece bathing suits that

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London-Based Sleeping Bags Turns Old Bed Linens Into Beautiful Tote Bags

London-Based Sleeping Bags Turns Old Bed Linens Into Beautiful Tote Bags

In London-based social-entrepreneur Andy Marks' world there are plenty of ways to recycle, reduce and reuse even the most unlikely materials. Focusing in on old bed linens from the most luxurious of

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Fair-Trade Fedora From The Andean Collection (Worth $68!)

GIVEAWAY: Win a Fair-Trade Fedora From The Andean Collection (Worth $68!)

Pick up any fashion magazine and you'll quickly realize that Summer and Fall's prized accessory is the hat. So to help one lucky person turn up their sustainable style this season and the next, we've

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Microsoft’s “Printing Dress” Displays Tweets as Public Art

Microsoft’s “Printing Dress” Displays Tweets as Public Art

  Ever wished the whole world followed you on Twitter?  With the “printing dress” they don’t have to because you can display your tweets across the skirt of this piece of high-tech

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Make the First School for Sustainable Fashion a Reality – Only 5 More Days to Help!

Make the First School for Sustainable Fashion a Reality – Only 5 More Days to Help!

With all of the interest and buzz surrounding sustainable design and fashion, you'd think there was a school to teach budding designers and entrepreneurs the ins and outs, but there isn't. Until now, that

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Transforming “Ze o Ze” Shoes Let You Swap Components for a Whole New Look

Transforming “Ze o Ze” Shoes Let You Swap Components for a Whole New Look

If you've ever walked out the door thinking you nailed your outfit, only feel a few minutes later you've made a fashion faux-pas with your footwear, then the  “Ze o Ze” might be the solution to your

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7 Eco-Bikinis to Spend a Summer in Sustainable Style

7 Eco-Bikinis to Spend a Summer in Sustainable Style

If you're still on the hunt for a swimsuit to turn into a second skin this summer, then jump ahead for our seven stylin' picks sure to make a splash. Sexy, sustainable and suited for all body-types, it's

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Backpacks for Kids Get Your Child (and a Child in Need) Ready for School

Backpacks for Kids Get Your Child (and a Child in Need) Ready for School

It's already time to start gearing up for the new school year, and while pencils and pads are on the top of our to-buy list, we've also been on the hunt for right pack to put all these new supplies into.

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Lady Gaga Launches a Spoof Baby Clothing Line that Includes a Mini Meat Dress

Lady Gaga Launches a Spoof Baby Clothing Line that Includes a Mini Meat Dress

The media and fashion industry has dubbed Lady Gaga as being both fashion-forward and a major influence on pop culture, so it was only a matter of time she followed in the footsteps of all of

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