Accessories and Fashion

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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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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