Accessories and Fashion

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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Ralph Lauren Launches Solar-Powered Waterproof Backpack for $800

Ralph Lauren Launches Solar-Powered Waterproof Backpack for $800

Ralph Lauren has just released a brand new line of high-performance bags as part of his men’s athletic line, RLX. One standout piece features is a sporty number made from a thin, seamless, and

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Fergie Wears Dress Made From Lego Blocks to Kids’ Choice Awards

Fergie Wears Dress Made From Lego Blocks to Kids’ Choice Awards

We thought we'd seen Lego blocks applied to just about every design out there, but leave it to Fergie to figure out a whole new way to make use of this age old fave. Debuting her new look at

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Quirky Necklaces Made From Buttons Found on the Factory Floor

Quirky Necklaces Made From Buttons Found on the Factory Floor

Following three of Inhabitat's favorite principles - recycle, re-use, revive - Maria McCormick reinvents the artisan element of jewellery design with these beautiful strings of button necklaces.

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Stilettos Embellished with Legos – Haute or Not?

Stilettos Embellished with Legos – Haute or Not?

We've seen Legos used to revamp kitchens and even repair city walls, but this is the first time we've seen them used to make shoes! Don't worry, it's not as uncomfortable as it sounds. Artist Finn Stone

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GIVEAWAY: Win $155 Worth of Organic Skincare Products from Juice Beauty!

GIVEAWAY: Win $155 Worth of Organic Skincare Products from Juice Beauty!

We've teamed up with Juice Beauty to give one lucky reader a trio of organic skincare products.

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Katy Perry Unveils “Candyfornia,” a Line of Cupcake Bras You Can Eat

Katy Perry Unveils “Candyfornia,” a Line of Cupcake Bras You Can Eat

Taking all of the sexual innuendo from her saccharine "California Gurls" music video to an even more risqué level, songstress Katy Perry has officially unveiled her new line of edible cupcake bras.

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Fashion Conglomerate PPR Group Launches Sustainability Plan for Gucci, Puma & More

Fashion Conglomerate PPR Group Launches Sustainability Plan for Gucci, Puma & More

PPR Group recently launched PPR Home, a major sustainability plan in order to offset its entire 2010 footprint.

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“Runway to Green” Brings A-List Fashion Designers to Christie’s “A Bid to Save the Earth” Charity Event (Photos)

“Runway to Green” Brings A-List Fashion Designers to Christie’s “A Bid to Save the Earth” Charity Event (Photos)

To-die-for looks from 26 of the world’s most buzzworthy designers including Thakoon, Balenciaga, Stella McCartney, and Oscar de la Renta made their way down a greenery adorned catwalk for the

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Molo Unveils Special Edition Japan Relief “Heartfelt” Hobo Totebag Lantern

Molo Unveils Special Edition Japan Relief “Heartfelt” Hobo Totebag Lantern

Our friends over at molo recently released their portable Hobo Lanterns to much fanfare and we just got news that the interior design duo has now unveiled a special edition version of the tote-shaped LED

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9 Eco-Fashion Finds That Take You From Day to Night

9 Eco-Fashion Finds That Take You From Day to Night

When it comes to fashion, there's nothing wrong with mixing business with pleasure. In fact, with our fast-paced lifestyles, it's often a necessity! If you've been looking for some eco-chic pieces that

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Molo’s Translucent Hobo Lantern is a Light and a Bag All in One

Molo’s Translucent Hobo Lantern is a Light and a Bag All in One

Here at Inhabitat, we’re big fans of innovative interior design-duo Molo, so we were psyched when they sent us news of their latest awesome paper lighting invention – the Molo Hobo Lantern! An

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U.K. National Trust Restores Victorian Gown Made With 1,000 Beetle Wings

U.K. National Trust Restores Victorian Gown Made With 1,000 Beetle Wings

Would you wear a dress made of iridescent bug parts? Victorian actress Ellen Terry did in one of the most iconic portrayals of Lady Macbeth in theater history. After 120 years of wear, tear, and

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Emma Watson, Alberta Ferretti Launch “Pure Threads” Eco-Fashion Collection

Emma Watson, Alberta Ferretti Launch “Pure Threads” Eco-Fashion Collection

Harry Potter actress Emma Watson has teamed up with Italian designer Alberta Ferretti on a five-piece capsule collection they’ve dubbed “Pure Threads.” Comprising five lace-embellished

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Nelson Mandela Launches 46664 Clothing Line For Charity

Nelson Mandela Launches 46664 Clothing Line For Charity

Former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela is the last person you'd expect to be dabbling in fashion, but then again, he's never been known for sticking to convention.

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LAST CHANCE to Win a Recycled-Leather iPad Case From Dewdrop Designs (Worth $60!)

LAST CHANCE to Win a Recycled-Leather iPad Case From Dewdrop Designs (Worth $60!)

To celebrate the launch of the iPad 2, we've partnered with Gillian Stevens of Dewdrop to give away one of her ultra-luxurious iPad sleeves. Hand-stitched from leather scraps, which Stevens dyes and

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