Accessories and Fashion

KEEN Footwear Opens Factory Just 5 Miles from Its Oregon Headquarters

KEEN Footwear Opens Factory Just 5 Miles from Its Oregon Headquarters

KEEN Footwear is going green and helping out its local economy by opening a new 15,000-square-foot facility just five miles from its headquarters. The decision to build the facility, which is located on

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GIVEAWAY: Win a $144 Cropped Linen Jacket from Nixxi!

GIVEAWAY: Win a $144 Cropped Linen Jacket from Nixxi!

Summer is on the way, and it's time to revamp your wardrobe for warmer weather. What better way to lighten your look than with a cute cropped linen jacket? We are giving one lucky reader a Moto-inspired

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Diffus’ Chic Solar-Power Bag Flaunts Its Photovoltaic Panels

Diffus’ Chic Solar-Power Bag Flaunts Its Photovoltaic Panels

Louis Vuitton and Chanel may have there trademark logos, but solar power is doing them one up by flaunting its photovoltaic panels as a symbol and source of power. Diffus designed the

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U.K. Student Makes “Jimmy Cheese” Platform Wedges From Stale Cheddar Sandwich

U.K. Student Makes “Jimmy Cheese” Platform Wedges From Stale Cheddar Sandwich

If you can't stand when people waste food, then take a cue from the students at Bath Spa University in the UK, who made an entire line of shoes out of stale cheese! Somerset cheese manufacturer Pilgrims

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Survey Says That Most Women Don’t Wear Half of the Shoes They Buy

Survey Says That Most Women Don’t Wear Half of the Shoes They Buy

This probably won't come as a surprise to many out there, but according to a new study by The Co-operative Insurance the average British woman (and not unlikely, American) owns nearly £400 ($655) of

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Fantastic Plastic Objects Made from Trash by Buenos Aires’ Cartoneros

Fantastic Plastic Objects Made from Trash by Buenos Aires’ Cartoneros

After the 2001 economic crisis that hit Argentina, thousands of people that had lost their jobs were pressed to learn how to survive by collecting and selling urban rubbish to local recycling centers.

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Gag-Worthy or Glorious? Custom Hairball Jewelry From Your Cat

Gag-Worthy or Glorious? Custom Hairball Jewelry From Your Cat

Tired of your kitty's fur clustering up in every corner the house? If you own a cat you've probably experience your fair share of hairballs, but did you ever think of putting those pieces of fluff to a

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5 Useful Green Gagdets for Women on the Go

5 Useful Green Gagdets for Women on the Go

With so many women owning gadgets these days (I can't think of even one of my girlfriends who doesn't own any), it's strange to think that some people think of the consumer electronics world as a boys'

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Join Us TODAY at the Designers & Agents Green Room in NYC!

Join Us TODAY at the Designers & Agents Green Room in NYC!

It might be a little rainy in NYC today, but that's no reason to stay cooped up at home. If you want to take a step out in a fashionable way, then head on over to the Chelsea Piers and join Team Ecouterre

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Win a $200 Hessnatur Green Shopping Spree (Featuring Clothes from Clodagh)!

Win a $200 Hessnatur Green Shopping Spree (Featuring Clothes from Clodagh)!

Need some new clothes for spring? Why spend your hard-earned cash on them when you could go on a shopping spree for free? We're teaming up with Hessnatur to give one very fortunate winner a $200 shopping

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14 Eco Chic Mother’s Day Gifts That the Planet Will Appreciate

14 Eco Chic Mother’s Day Gifts That the Planet Will Appreciate

Mother's Day is just a few days away - do you have something special ready for the most important lady in your life? If not, don't panic. We've got a guide brimming with green gifts that are Mother Earth

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Kate Middleton’s Wedding Ring Made from Repurposed Welsh Gold

Kate Middleton’s Wedding Ring Made from Repurposed Welsh Gold

Even though the royal wedding has passed, there's still a lot of buzz going around over the ceremony and dress - but what about that eco-fabulous ring? Designed by Wartski, a Welsh family-run jewelry

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Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Dress by Alexander McQueen’s Sarah Burton Features Handcrafted Details

Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Dress by Alexander McQueen’s Sarah Burton Features Handcrafted Details

Everyone's favorite new princess Kate Middleton made fashion history Friday morning when she donned a ravishing ivory wedding gown for her royal marriage to Prince William. BBC confirmed that the dress

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Top 10 Stylish Green Laptop Bags & Cases

Top 10 Stylish Green Laptop Bags & Cases

One of the best ways to prolong the life of your laptop is to keep it protected while it's on the go. In addition to shielding it from bumps and drops, the laptop case or bag you choose can also be a

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9 Green Essentials for the Eco Conscious Commuter

9 Green Essentials for the Eco Conscious Commuter

If you choose to leave your car in the garage (or not have one at all) and make mass transit your main mode of transportation, we salute you. And since that means that your subway platform or a bus aisle

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For Shame! Victoria’s Secret Caught Destroying Unworn Returned Merchandise

For Shame! Victoria’s Secret Caught Destroying Unworn Returned Merchandise

Seriously? It seems that sexy undie company Victoria's Secret learned nothing from H&M's clothing destroying debacle, because they were recently caught red-handed cutting up unworn merchandise themselves.

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How Can Fashion Designers Reduce the Disposability of Clothing?

How Can Fashion Designers Reduce the Disposability of Clothing?

While it's easy to get sucked into bargains at the likes of H&M and Forever 21, the current disposability of clothing is a growing issue leading to poorly distributed resources and excess waste

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RoboCop-Like Glasses Will Scan and ID 400 Faces Per Second at Brazilian World Cup

RoboCop-Like Glasses Will Scan and ID 400 Faces Per Second at Brazilian World Cup

While the World Cup certainly means heightened excitement for its host country, rightly so it also brings forth a considerable number of concerns for spectator security. To ensure that soccer fans are

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10 Futuristic Inventions in Wearable Tech

10 Futuristic Inventions in Wearable Tech

Just a few years ago, things like camera-equipped glasses and clothes that double as cellphones were reserved for Bond boys and girls only, but nowadays they're available for almost anyone to wear. From

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Recycled Credit Card Earrings Are Easy on Your Wallet

Recycled Credit Card Earrings Are Easy on Your Wallet

Silver, Gold or Platinum? Everyone has their preference when it comes to choosing jewelry. However that choice isn't limited to precious metals, as Jessica Leigh Filipovitz of Revolve Designs points out

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Brilliant LED Backpack Lets Night Cyclists Signal to Drivers

Brilliant LED Backpack Lets Night Cyclists Signal to Drivers

Riding a bike at night can be an exhilarating experience - the air is cleaner, there are fewer distractions, almost no cars, and the streets are yours! However night cycling can also be dangerous without

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GIVEAWAY: Win a $189 Vegan Beauty Kit From Marie Veronique Organics!

GIVEAWAY: Win a $189 Vegan Beauty Kit From Marie Veronique Organics!

We've teamed up with Marie Veronique Organics to give one lucky reader a four piece vegan beauty starter kit.

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Synthetic Skins May Soon Replace Animals in Cosmetics Testing

Synthetic Skins May Soon Replace Animals in Cosmetics Testing

Utilizing animals in cosmetics testing seems awfully outdated, and it may soon be obsolete too as synthetic skins are now apparently good enough to imitate animal skins in lab tests. Bharat Bhushan, a

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Marks & Spencer Debuts First Carbon-Neutral Lingerie

Marks & Spencer Debuts First Carbon-Neutral Lingerie

Marks & Spencer has recently unveiled what it dubs the world’s first carbon-neutral lingerie. Comprising four types of bras, three styles of panties, and a garter belt, the Autograph Leaves is

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A4A Design Showcases Its Amazing Recycled Honeycomb Cardboard Sculptures in Milan

A4A Design Showcases Its Amazing Recycled Honeycomb Cardboard Sculptures in Milan

A4A Design's honeycombed furniture has also been showcased at the Lumina pop-up store in corso Garibaldi 127 alongside Foster+Partners' new LED FLO lamp series featured here last week. Both the fauna and

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Win This Recycled Inner-Tube Necklace From My Sister’s Art (Worth $600!)

Win This Recycled Inner-Tube Necklace From My Sister’s Art (Worth $600!)

Make a statement with your jewelry next time you walk into a room with this one-of-a-kind necklace made of discarded bicycle inner tubes. EcoFirstArt is giving away this avant garde, handcrafted necklace

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Eco-Friendly Bamboo MacBook Case Offers Zen-Like Minimalism

Eco-Friendly Bamboo MacBook Case Offers Zen-Like Minimalism

If you own a MacBook you're probably looking for the best way to protect that precious piece of machinery from external forces. Designed by Silva, this sleek bamboo laptop case is the perfect

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The World’s Smallest Wedding Rings Made of Interlocking DNA

The World’s Smallest Wedding Rings Made of Interlocking DNA

When it comes to wedding bands and engagement rings never mind three months salary, how about generations of genetic data? German researchers have now created the world's smallest wedding rings from

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11 Must-Have Pieces for the Eco-Conscious Executive

11 Must-Have Pieces for the Eco-Conscious Executive

Memo to fashion-forward businesswomen – report to the conference room and bring eco fashion to the table! Making an impression in the boardroom is always important – which is why your executive attire

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College Activists Strip Down to PACT’s “Beyond Coal” Eco-Undies, Kick Ash With the Sierra Club

College Activists Strip Down to PACT’s “Beyond Coal” Eco-Undies, Kick Ash With the Sierra Club

Streaking has long been a favorite tradition for co-eds, but we've got news about some American college kids are exposing themselves for a different reason. Students from schools like the Miami

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