Accessories and Fashion

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 innovative and

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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 fashion. Made

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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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7 Solar-Powered Wearables That Will Infuse Your Gadgets With Energy

7 Solar-Powered Wearables That Will Infuse Your Gadgets With Energy

Take advantage of the sun this summer and deck yourself out in some stylish wears that also soak up the solar rays for energy. No power outlets necessary, here are seven solar-powered wearables ranging

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Could Snail Slime be the Latest “Miracle” Anti-Aging Skincare Ingredient?

Could Snail Slime be the Latest “Miracle” Anti-Aging Skincare Ingredient?

Would you slather snail goo on your face if it meant a flawless complexion? One company believes they've unlocked an anti-aging miracle courtesy of the common snail. Smoothed on in cream or gel form,

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Interview: We Talk to Tara St. James and Bahar Shahpar About Their New Sustainable Fashion Institute Guilded

Interview: We Talk to Tara St. James and Bahar Shahpar About Their New Sustainable Fashion Institute Guilded

Tara St. James and Bahar Shahpar are no strangers to the challenges designers face when producing sustainable and ethical fashion. Frustrated by the industry's seemingly stagnant conversation about the

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3 Wardrobe Essentials You Can Adapt For Every Season

3 Wardrobe Essentials You Can Adapt For Every Season

Shopping for sustainable fashion can be daunting, but one of the best tricks we can offer to get more out of your wardrobe is to invest in timeless pieces that will last. We're talking about well-made

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Japan Using Air Conditioned Clothing to Beat the Heat During Power Shortages

Japan Using Air Conditioned Clothing to Beat the Heat During Power Shortages

You didn't think a little heat could faze those resourceful Japanese did you? Well, okay, a lot of heat. While most of us westerners over here are sweating up a storm even with air conditioning, many

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“Smart” Sunglasses Use LCD Technology to Block Out the Sun’s Glare

“Smart” Sunglasses Use LCD Technology to Block Out the Sun’s Glare

The sun's blinding rays are something to contend with when driving, but a new LCD technology developed by physicist Chris Mullin could soon pave the way for a new set of "smart" specs able to detect

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6 Ways to Use Leggings to Extend Your Wardrobe

6 Ways to Use Leggings to Extend Your Wardrobe

Even the best wardrobe needs a little bit of a lift now and then. One great way to add a bit of sass to a tired dress or tank is to simply slip on a set of leggings. From layering them up with colorful

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14 Eco-Friendly Swimsuits, Bikinis and Board Shorts to Make a Splash In This Summer

14 Eco-Friendly Swimsuits, Bikinis and Board Shorts to Make a Splash In This Summer

Ready to hit the beach? Make a splash in one of the 14 sexy and sustainable swimsuits, bikinis and board shorts we've picked out just for you. From retro styles to sultry string bikinis to slightly more

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TOMS and The Row Collaborate on Limited Edition Cashmere and Italian Wool Shoes

TOMS and The Row Collaborate on Limited Edition Cashmere and Italian Wool Shoes

TOMS is venturing out from their comfy canvas haven and teaming up with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's The Row to create a new line of luxury footwear. While keeping with the classic TOMS' aesthetic, the

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6 Chic Ways to Transition Your Shorts from Summer to Fall

6 Chic Ways to Transition Your Shorts from Summer to Fall

Think that once the weather turns colder, you'll have to banish your shorts to the bottom of your drawers? We've got 6 easy tips on how you can keep on rockin' those cutoffs and daisy dukes until Old Man

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Linda Loudermilk Debuts the World’s First Compostable Swimsuit

Linda Loudermilk Debuts the World’s First Compostable Swimsuit

Sometimes clothes wear down beyond repair, and bathing suits in particular are not often passed down. So what better way to cut down on material waste than with a compostable bathing suit? Eco-luxury

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Top 7 Sizzling Vegan Sandals for Summer

Top 7 Sizzling Vegan Sandals for Summer

If you're looking for a stylish and green way to let your tootsies cool off this summer, then take a cue from our vegan sandal guide! We've rounded up 7 sweet picks that are 100 percent animal- and

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Greenpeace Links Nike and Adidas to Toxic River Polluters in China

Greenpeace Links Nike and Adidas to Toxic River Polluters in China

Talk about dirty laundry. Enviro-watchdog Greenpeace recently nabbed Nike and Adidas for working with Chinese factories responsible for washing heavy metals and hormone-disrupting substances in the

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