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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: GreenShows Pop-Up at Bloomingdales NYC Highlights Eco-Fashion

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: GreenShows Pop-Up at Bloomingdales NYC Highlights Eco-Fashion

Eco-fashion is heading full speed into the mainstream scene in a big way here in NYC. This past Earth Day, Bloomingdales hosted The GreenShows EcoLux Pop-Up Shop, showcasing some of the hottest green

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6 of Our Favorite Eco-Friendly “Barefoot” Running Shoes

6 of Our Favorite Eco-Friendly “Barefoot” Running Shoes

Deciding on what running shoe you should buy is no simple task. Do you go with the classic runner? A gel infused sole? A lace free slip-on? Or how about going barefoot? Most sports professionals agree

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Studio Swine’s Stylish Eyeglasses are Made of Human Hair

Studio Swine’s Stylish Eyeglasses are Made of Human Hair

Eyewear comes in many shapes and sizes, but few are made with sustainable materials. But here's a collection from two Royal College of Art graduates that turns human hair into stylish sunnies and vision

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16-Foot Clothing Mountain Illustrates Hong Kong’s Daily Textile Waste

16-Foot Clothing Mountain Illustrates Hong Kong’s Daily Textile Waste

A 16-foot mountain of used garments towered over Hong Kong's Central Star Ferry Pier last week, as part of the 'Get Redressed' exhibit -- an awareness building campaign to promote recycling in response to

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Incredible Dress Made of Thousands of Upcycled Bottles Makes Its Debut in Britain

Incredible Dress Made of Thousands of Upcycled Bottles Makes Its Debut in Britain

Believe it or not, this amazing dress is comprised of over 2,000 bottles, 6,000 caps, and 13,000 tags! The stunning creation, designed by Michelle Brand, was debuted at the largest inner-city mall in

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Enter to Win Chic Cycling Gear From Nau (Worth $530!)

Enter to Win Chic Cycling Gear From Nau (Worth $530!)

Any good bike enthusiast knows that shoulder bags and suit jackets aren't conducive to a smooth ride around town. So why not get decked out in some stylish duds meant especially for cycling? This week

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7 Stylish Eco-Friendly Sandals For Summer

7 Stylish Eco-Friendly Sandals For Summer

Summer's officially here and it's finally time to ditch your shoes and sport some sandals. Ranging from flats to heels, these seven options are both stylish and sustainable, making your summer walks just

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The Best Green Designs From Buenos Aires’ Puro Diseno Fair

The Best Green Designs From Buenos Aires’ Puro Diseno Fair

[/caption] As soon as you enter the massive labyrinth of stands, you are met with Kuku's lovely little stand. You probably remember the plant pots made from old light bulbs from out Spring Greening

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7 Super Chic Sustainable Hats For Summer

7 Super Chic Sustainable Hats For Summer

It's summer time and protecting your eyes and skin from the sun is a must, but did you know that you don't have to be at a horse track or a country club to sport a fantastic sun hat? That's why we've

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Bike-Powered Sewing Machine Belts Out Bicycle Caps for NYC Museum

Bike-Powered Sewing Machine Belts Out Bicycle Caps for NYC Museum

Singer may have cornered the market on electric sewing machines, but get ready for an old-school comeback that requires a little more than the push of an electric foot-pedal. A collaboration between New

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6 Stylish Green Wearable Gifts for Fathers Day

6 Stylish Green Wearable Gifts for Fathers Day

Oliver Tailored Shorts Keep your dad nice and cool with these trim chambray shorts from People Tree. Each finely tailored pair hits just above the knee, so the hem can be turned up for some added style.

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Top 10 Green Gifts for Father’s Day

Top 10 Green Gifts for Father’s Day

Husqvarna Solar-Powered Automower For the dad who has everything, may we present the Husqvarna Automower -- the solar-powered batmobile of lawnmowers. This tricked-out automatic mower slices through

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HOW TO: Make Your Own Produce Bag From an Old T-Shirt

HOW TO: Make Your Own Produce Bag From an Old T-Shirt

You know that coffee-stained vintage t-shirt that you just can't bare to part with even though it's completely unwearable? Give it a new life as an adorable, practical produce bag. Delia Randall of Delia

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14 Green Father’s Day Gifts for Fashion Forward Dads

14 Green Father’s Day Gifts for Fashion Forward Dads

Father's Day is only a week away, and it's time to show Dad that you really care. What better way to say "Thanks for letting me max out your credit" than with a necktie made from reclaimed timber or

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World’s First 3D-Printed Bikini Unveiled

World’s First 3D-Printed Bikini Unveiled

Futuristic designer Continuum Fashion and 3D printing experts Shapeways have teamed up to bring you the world's first commercially available 3D-printed bikini. The innovative manufacturing process used to

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Enter to Win a $200 Hessnatur Eco-Shopping Spree (Featuring Miguel Adrover)!

Enter to Win a $200 Hessnatur Eco-Shopping Spree (Featuring Miguel Adrover)!

Has your closet been overrun by sweaters and heavy wool slacks? With winter well out of our lives and summer in full bloom, there's no better time so slip on a sustainably made dress and some ethically

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Solar-Powered Bikini Soaks Up Sun Rays and Powers Up Gadgets

Solar-Powered Bikini Soaks Up Sun Rays and Powers Up Gadgets

Now that you've got your beach bod all ready for a sun-drenched summer, it's time to choose a eco-friendly swimsuit for those days spent sprawled out on the sand. Designed by Brooklyn-based Andrew

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“Field of Jeans” is the First Collection of Air Purifying Denim

“Field of Jeans” is the First Collection of Air Purifying Denim

Playing off the classic sports fantasy film "Field of Dreams," this "Field of Jeans" is actually made from blue denim dungarees. Fashion designer and professor at the London College of Fashion Helen

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Japanese Workers Told to Dress Casually to Save Energy

Japanese Workers Told to Dress Casually to Save Energy

The recent Japanese earthquake and the resulting tsunami devastated the country, particularly its energy infrastructure. With nuclear power no longer energizing Japan, due to the Fukushima disaster, the

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Fábrica Social Helps Indigenous Mexican Women Preserve & Promote Their Crafts

Fábrica Social Helps Indigenous Mexican Women Preserve & Promote Their Crafts

Fábrica Social (social factory) is a Mexican non-profit NGO focused on promoting creative and economic liberty for female textile artisans through the development of sustainable co-ops. Founded in 2006

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Worst Forms of Child Labor Occur in India’s Garment Industry

Worst Forms of Child Labor Occur in India’s Garment Industry

Whether you grew up in the city or were a suburban-raised child, the issue of child labor was most likely outside of the realm of your understanding. Today, the labor exploitation of children is still a

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Chanel Bag Made From Beef Jerky: ‘Gross’ or ‘Give Me a Taste’?

Chanel Bag Made From Beef Jerky: ‘Gross’ or ‘Give Me a Taste’?

There are plenty of people who are up in arms when it comes to the use of leather in fashion, but could Nancy Wu’s take on Chanel’s classic quilted bag give them the vindication they've been seeking?

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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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