Accessories and Fashion

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

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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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10 Ways to Wear Green on St. Patrick’s Day (Literally!)

10 Ways to Wear Green on St. Patrick’s Day (Literally!)

If you love the color green but aren't quite sure how to incorporate it into your wardrobe, today is your *lucky* day! Channel the spirit of St. Patrick into your outfit this Thursday with our easy to

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Samantha Pleet Channels Norse Mythology and Astronomy In Her Fall/Winter 2011 Collection

Samantha Pleet Channels Norse Mythology and Astronomy In Her Fall/Winter 2011 Collection

Samantha Pleet's Fall/Winter 2011 collection incorporates a multitude of themes to create one charming and very wearable collection. Inspired by mythology, astronomy, medieval crusaders, and a recent

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11 Eco-Chic Travel Essentials for the Conscious Jetsetter

11 Eco-Chic Travel Essentials for the Conscious Jetsetter

You’re a valuable enough asset to your company that they’re paying for you to travel the distance to close the deal. Shouldn’t your in-flight attire say that instead of “I just

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14 Eco-Friendly iPad 2 Cases, Sleeves, and Bags

14 Eco-Friendly iPad 2 Cases, Sleeves, and Bags

If you've got an iPad in your pad, you could probably use some padding to protect it. Fear not - we've rounded up 14 chic and stylish eco-friendly cases, sleeves and bags to cushion your new iPad 2 and

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U.S. Federal Program Funds the Use of Nutria as “Eco-Friendly Fur”

U.S. Federal Program Funds the Use of Nutria as “Eco-Friendly Fur”

Is there such thing as “eco-friendly fur” when it comes to fashion? For Michael Massimi, the invasive-species coordinator at the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Progream (BTNEP), there

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For the Vegan Architect, Try This Bow Tie on for Size

For the Vegan Architect, Try This Bow Tie on for Size

Architects are well known for the clean and sophisticated style, but every so often they like to throw a curve ball when it comes to their wardrobe. Digitally restored from real-life 1917 blueprints by

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Designer Ada Zanditon Unleashes the “Cryoflux” for Autumn/Winter 2011

Designer Ada Zanditon Unleashes the “Cryoflux” for Autumn/Winter 2011

Britain's design darling Ada Zanditon continues to shine bright in the fashion world, unleashing her latest line at the On/Off showcase at London Fashion Week last Friday. A clean and well-calculated

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Actress Emma Watson Debuts Her Third—and Final—People Tree Collection

Actress Emma Watson Debuts Her Third—and Final—People Tree Collection

Beyond watching superstar Jane of all trades Emma Watson grace the silver screen in Harry Potter, we've also become enamored with her work with fair trade clothier People Tree. Watson who has collaborated

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British Artist Recycles Tampons Into a Halter-Top “Period” Piece

British Artist Recycles Tampons Into a Halter-Top “Period” Piece

While we try our best here at Inhabitat to incorporate clever wording and literary finesse into our posts, there isn’t much we can say about this piece except “Yes, that is a halter top made

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Our Favorite 6 Green Designers at New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011

Our Favorite 6 Green Designers at New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011

New York Fashion Week whipped by in a flash, but there was plenty of green to be seen on the runways this past week. Far from the few handfuls eco-garment makers seen at Fashion Weeks passed, this season

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Bangladesh’s Toxic Leather Tanneries Could Be Killing Their Workers

Bangladesh’s Toxic Leather Tanneries Could Be Killing Their Workers

The darker side of the clothing trade rarely gets as much attention as the season’s latest “it” bag, but textile and clothing production can be a duplicitous trade. So what is the human

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6 Green Designers at New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011

6 Green Designers at New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011

This week our sustainable style site Ecouterre hit the runways at New York Fashion Week to bring you the hottest looks from this year's shows -- and they've rounded up six up-and-coming eco-designers that

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Shopping Spree From Hessnatur by Eviana Hartman (Worth $400!)

GIVEAWAY: Win a Shopping Spree From Hessnatur by Eviana Hartman (Worth $400!)

If you're still feeling the ice-cold pangs of the weary winter, then it's time to perk up because we've got a little something that may actually get you wishing Old Man Winter would extend his stay. This

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Bodkin Presents Fall/Winter 2011 Collection at New York Fashion Week

Bodkin Presents Fall/Winter 2011 Collection at New York Fashion Week

We were on the scene this week as designer Eviana Hartman unveiled Bodkin's Fall/Winter 2011 collection at New York Fashion Week. The blustery winter night was a perfect backdrop for the cozy eco fashion

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Tara St. James Presents Fall 2011 Collection at New York Fashion Week

Tara St. James Presents Fall 2011 Collection at New York Fashion Week

Gold stars all around for Tara St. James and her team, who presented Study NY's Fall/Winter 2011 collection on Monday at New York Fashion Week. Part classroom, part runway, the Standard Hotel High Line

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