Accessories and Fashion

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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9 Green Style Essentials for Guys this Fall

9 Green Style Essentials for Guys this Fall

Fall is now upon us, and with winter around the corner, we're bundling up and breaking out the cold-weather gear. Fortunately, with the recent resurgence of high-quality heritage menswear, there's never

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Announcing the Ecouterre Recycled Denim Challenge Winners!

Announcing the Ecouterre Recycled Denim Challenge Winners!

If you've been reading Inhabitat, you know that we've been watching the intense battle between the awe-inspiring finalists of the Ecouterre Recycled Denim Challenge. We whittled down the few that we

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7 Eco-Friendly Ways to Add Some Style to Your Jeggings

7 Eco-Friendly Ways to Add Some Style to Your Jeggings

The jegging is quickly becoming a staple in the every-girl’s closet. A comfy basic, that marries the lived-in comfort of leggings with the mix-and-match versatility of jeans, this stretchy essential

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Levi’s Debuts “Water<Less” Jeans That Use Up to 96% Less Water

Levi’s Debuts “Water<Less” Jeans That Use Up to 96% Less Water

Creating that cool blue hue that comes with the typical pair of jeans can be one of the most water intensive processes in textile production, sucking up to 42 liters of water during finishing alone. But

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Laptop Bag Handwoven From Recycled Denim

Laptop Bag Handwoven From Recycled Denim

There's nothing attractive about a bulky, black laptop bag, so we were seriously wowed by this gorgeous handwoven recycled denim laptop satchel. An amazing entry in Ecouterre's Recycled Denim Challenge,

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VOTE For Your Favorite Designs In Our Recycled Denim Challenge!

VOTE For Your Favorite Designs In Our Recycled Denim Challenge!

Vote For Your Favorite Finalists in the Recycled Denim Challenge! Just last week Ecouterre announced the finalists in the Recycled Denim Challenge, a competition where we challenged our readers to show

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ANNOUNCING: Ecouterre’s Recycled Denim Challenge Finalists!

ANNOUNCING: Ecouterre’s Recycled Denim Challenge Finalists!

We're excited to announce that our sustainable fashion website Ecouterre has just unveiled the finalists in the Recycled Denim Challenge! We asked readers to submit their most creative designs that

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LAST DAY to Enter the Recycled Denim Challenge!

LAST DAY to Enter the Recycled Denim Challenge!

Hey crafters - don't miss your chance to show of your stuff and win a $200 Gap shopping spree! If you haven't already submitted your entry in the Recycled Denim Challenge, the awesome design

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Altanus’ Patch Is the World’s First Biodegradable Paper Watch

Altanus’ Patch Is the World’s First Biodegradable Paper Watch

On the market for a new watch? Then check  out Geneva-based Altanus' new, innovative new design which give users some serious flexibility when it comes to accessorizing their outfits with stylish

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Airbag “Collar” Protects Helmet-Free Cyclists From Head Injuries

Airbag “Collar” Protects Helmet-Free Cyclists From Head Injuries

Even if it means a life saved, a number of people often forgo the use of a bicycle helmet for the sake of looking cool. If you’re one of many who just can’t stand to spoil a perfectly wind blown

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Matt & Nat Teams Up With Apple to Unveil Chic, Vegan Laptop Bags

Matt & Nat Teams Up With Apple to Unveil Chic, Vegan Laptop Bags

If you're looking for a new laptop bag that's more chic than geek, check out the snazzy ones that Matt & Nat have unveiled in collaboration with Apple - yes, that Apple! The line consists of four

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Deadline for the Recycled Denim Challenge EXTENDED to 10/24!

Deadline for the Recycled Denim Challenge EXTENDED to 10/24!

Don't miss your chance to win $200 and show your design to the world! DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO SUNDAY, 10/24 You may have already submitted your entry in the Recycled Denim Challenge, the

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Enter Our Recycled Denim Challenge, Win $200 to the Gap!

Enter Our Recycled Denim Challenge, Win $200 to the Gap!

CALLING ALL DESIGNERS & CRAFTY DENIM DIY-ERS! Dressed up or dressed down, jeans are a staple in any modern man or woman's closet. But what about when you start finding more holes in your favorite

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Students Destroy Louis Vuitton Garments and Turn Them into Art

Students Destroy Louis Vuitton Garments and Turn Them into Art

Even if you're not into high fashion, it's hard to imagine anyone consciously taking a knife and tearing apart a Louis Vuitton gown. Last Tuesday 24 fashion students from the Parson New School for Design

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Enter The Recycled Denim Challenge to Win $200 to the Gap!

Enter The Recycled Denim Challenge to Win $200 to the Gap!

If you’re into turning worn-out things into hot new wearable creations, then we’ve got a challenge for you! Our eco fashion design site Ecouterre and GAP 1969 Stream have teamed up to find the most

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