Accessories and Fashion

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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Brussels-based Jojo Uses Carrier Pigeons to Deliver Eco-Conscious Sneakers

Brussels-based Jojo Uses Carrier Pigeons to Deliver Eco-Conscious Sneakers

In today's competitive retail market, you've got to differentiate yourself if you want to make a name - right? Well, eco-conscious sneaker maker Jojo is doing just that with their brilliant

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DIY: How to Make a Sexy Bikini from a Recycled T-Shirt

DIY: How to Make a Sexy Bikini from a Recycled T-Shirt

Buying a bathing suit can be an expensive purchase -- not to mention an endeavor often strife with discontent. So why not skip the fitting room stalls and bust out a pair of scissors and some thread and

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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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