Accessories and Fashion

Hermès Debuts “Petit h,” a Line of Goods Made from Upcycled Factory Scraps

Hermès Debuts “Petit h,” a Line of Goods Made from Upcycled Factory Scraps

'Luxury labels' and 'ethical fashion' are two phrases that don't often find harmony in the same sentence , so when we caught wind of Hermès taking a stab at sustainability we had to applaud their

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Turntable and Other Cool Gadgets Recycled From Old Motorcycle Parts

Turntable and Other Cool Gadgets Recycled From Old Motorcycle Parts

With all the hot new electric motorbikes out now, many old school gas guzzlers are being retired - and remade into some sexy new home products! That's right, Triumph Motorcycles and students from the

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Architect Recycles Rubber Bands into Bauhaus-Inspired Dress

Architect Recycles Rubber Bands into Bauhaus-Inspired Dress

In this digital age, you'd be hard set to find anyone still using rubber bands. But despite the stretchy stuff's near extinction, that doesn't mean the forgotten office supply can't find an inspired new

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Eco-Fashion Predictions for 2011!

Eco-Fashion Predictions for 2011!

Whether you're a fashionista or err on the side of style indifference, you have to consider fashion as an industry with the potential to impact the environment in a considerable and positive way. As we

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Coat Transforms Into a Sleeping Bag Warms Homeless in Detroit

Coat Transforms Into a Sleeping Bag Warms Homeless in Detroit

Detroit was one of the US cities hit hardest by the recession, and this winter it finds itself with 18,000 individuals without a home - a quarter of whom are children. To help these individuals achieve

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Inhabitat Editors’ Top Stories of 2011 – Vote for your Favorite!

Inhabitat Editors’ Top Stories of 2011 – Vote for your Favorite!

New Year's Eve is coming up quick - and as the hours tick down to the ball drop, the Inhabitat editors have reflected upon the past year and picked out our favorite green design stories from 2011! It's

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Humane Society Discovers Barneys New York Sold Real Animal Fur as Faux

Humane Society Discovers Barneys New York Sold Real Animal Fur as Faux

Photos by Net-a-Porter What a huge faux pas! The Humane Society of the United States is saying that world famous department store Barneys New York passed off a fur-trimmed 3.1 Phillip Lim parka as the

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Gorgeous & Green Runway Show Flaunts Mad Men Themed Vintage Fashions

Gorgeous & Green Runway Show Flaunts Mad Men Themed Vintage Fashions

If you're mad for vintage fashion like we are, you'll want to check out our slideshow of the exquisite 50s and 60s looks that sauntered down the runway at this year's Global Green U.S.A. fundraising

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Eco-Friendly Gifts for Her

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Eco-Friendly Gifts for Her

If you're on the hunt for the perfect green holiday gifts for all of the special ladies in your life, but have no idea where to begin, you've come to the right place. Whether you want to woo your wife,

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LAST CHANCE to Win $250 Worth of Green Goods From Summer Rayne Oakes!

LAST CHANCE to Win $250 Worth of Green Goods From Summer Rayne Oakes!

LAST CHANCE TO WIN! Summer Rayne Oakes is one of the fresh faces pushing the green movement forward - an eco-model, social entrepreneur, author, editor, and designer, this girl has got it going on!

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DIY: Transform Broken Christmas Lights into Fun Accessories

DIY: Transform Broken Christmas Lights into Fun Accessories

Do you have a boxful of Christmas lights that have met their last leg? If you don't want to go through the painstaking un-eco task of tossing out these little lights, then why not upcycle them into

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Solar-Powered Cargo Pants Provide Green Energy on the Go

Solar-Powered Cargo Pants Provide Green Energy on the Go

Solar powered accessories are on the rise, but clothing that can harvest energy from the sun isn't something we see too often. A practical piece from their newly launched GO Collection, the Go Urban

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Inhabitat Green Gift Guide: Cozy Knit Gifts

Inhabitat Green Gift Guide: Cozy Knit Gifts

If the weather outside is frightful (it is in our neck of the woods), everyone on your holiday list will find receiving warm knit gifts delightful! Our selection of cozy green presents is filled with

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Inhabitat Green Gift Guide: Eco Friendly Jewelry

Inhabitat Green Gift Guide: Eco Friendly Jewelry

If you're looking for just the right piece of eco jewelry to dazzle that special person on your holiday list, look no further. We've searched high and low and gathered 18 glittering, shimmering pieces of

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Will the Fashion Industry Ever Stop Obsessing Over Fur?

Will the Fashion Industry Ever Stop Obsessing Over Fur?

If there’s one trend that’s held up over the years, fur has definitely been unfaltering – and this winter season is no exception. As many of use settle into the early stages of what's set to be a

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Lingerie Company Recycles Bras into Soundproof Insulation

Lingerie Company Recycles Bras into Soundproof Insulation

Leave it to an Italian intimates company to trade one kind of stuffing for another. Its mission: To recycle used bras into soundproof building insulation. Over the course of six weeks, Intimissimi

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Smart Wallets React to Electronic Spending by Refusing to Open

Smart Wallets React to Electronic Spending by Refusing to Open

Worried about over-spending this holiday season? If you’re the kind of person who easily gets sucked into all the sales - whether online or out in the real world - then this Proverbial Wallet just

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Nike Launches Open-Source Environmental Apparel Design Tool

Nike Launches Open-Source Environmental Apparel Design Tool

Nike has just released its Environmental Apparel Design Tool to the public, with the aim of encouraging other clothing manufacturers to design more sustainably. The online app, which is based on Nike's

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FLASH SALE: 50% Off Chance Recycled Denim Handbags!

FLASH SALE: 50% Off Chance Recycled Denim Handbags!

50% OFF CYBER MONDAY SALE - ENDS TONIGHT! Hey eco-fashion fans & holiday shoppers! Are you looking for great green holiday gifts for a lady in your life or perhaps a nice treat for yourself? We

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Forget Black Friday, Could You Give Up Shopping for a Year?

Forget Black Friday, Could You Give Up Shopping for a Year?

If you thought staying home on Black Friday was a feat, then you have to hear about what these 15 die-hard, self-proclaimed fashion addicts are doing. Rather than succumbing to the lure of the mall shops

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Road Ready Leather Jackets Made From Reclaimed Car Upholstery

Road Ready Leather Jackets Made From Reclaimed Car Upholstery

The leather jacket is certainly a mark of all things cool, rock and retro, and the motorheads at Oakland-based Platinum Dirt have aptly figured out a way to embody this way of being in their new line

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Lovely Luxe Jewelry Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles

Lovely Luxe Jewelry Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles

Another design which caught our attention earlier this year at the London Design Festival was this incredible design by Florie Salnot at RCA's Sustain show. Salnot spent time working in Saharawi refugee

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Organic T-Shirt Dress from Silvr Lining is a Wardrobe Essential

Organic T-Shirt Dress from Silvr Lining is a Wardrobe Essential

If you’ve been looking to give your closet a lift with few more basics, but keep hitting a retail wall clad in leopard print, then you may want to consider some of these easy, breezy pieces from

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14 Multifunctional Garments That Can Do More With Less

14 Multifunctional Garments That Can Do More With Less

If you're a thoughtful, green fashionista, you know that they key to a stylin' wardrobe isn't this season's one-hit-wonder statement piece, but purchasing items that boast longevity and

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PACT’s “Winter Lights” Undies Provide Solar Lanterns for Haiti

PACT’s “Winter Lights” Undies Provide Solar Lanterns for Haiti

Here's a set of undies you won’t want to keep hidden in the dark -- PACT recently teamed up with industrial designer extraordinaire Yves Béhar to launch an electrifying line of eco-friendly intimates

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Antique Silverware Reincarnated as Gorgeous Jewelry

Antique Silverware Reincarnated as Gorgeous Jewelry

Looking for a statement jewelry piece that will goes easy on the environment? These rings made from repurposed silverwear are great green accessories that draw attention to both your sustainable lifestyle

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Our Top 9 Green Style Essentials for Guys this Fall

Our Top 9 Green Style Essentials for Guys this Fall

Looking for a way to step up your style game this fall? Well, look no further because we’ve rounded up 9 very fine, very green picks able to transform your wardrobe from ” WTF?” to

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Recycled Denim Challenge Winner’s Bags are Pure “Jean-ius”

Recycled Denim Challenge Winner’s Bags are Pure “Jean-ius”

The competition heated up towards the end of our Recycled Denim Challenge, but it was superstar upcycler Miranda Chance that emerged victorious with her woven saddle bag. Made from castoff jeans and

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GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win $150 of Zutano Organic Baby Clothing!

GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win $150 of Zutano Organic Baby Clothing!

Bundle your baby up in organic love this season with a few of these lovely pieces from Zutano. This week we've teamed up with Zutano to give away a $150 gift certificate to one lucky reader. More than

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GIVEAWAY: Win This Cozy Alpaca Set Knit Set From Annie O. (Worth $187)

GIVEAWAY: Win This Cozy Alpaca Set Knit Set From Annie O. (Worth $187)

Summer is long gone, and if you're like us, you're already feeling the unforgiving chills of the impending winter. To start the season in a warm and snuggly way, this week we've partnered with Annie O.

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