Accessories and Fashion

The 2012 US Olympic Uniforms Are Made in China – Sen. Harry Reid Wants Them Burned

The 2012 US Olympic Uniforms Are Made in China – Sen. Harry Reid Wants Them Burned

Our country's Olympic uniforms may bear the letters 'U.S.A.', but they've actually been manufactured overseas in China. While many have been quick to shrug off the origins of the Ralph Lauren-designed

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Twelv Magazine Creates Alexander McQueen Gown Using 50,000 Gummy Bears

Twelv Magazine Creates Alexander McQueen Gown Using 50,000 Gummy Bears

This gown may look like one of Alexander McQueen's flamboyant technicolor gowns, but it's actually just paying homage to the brilliant designer. For Twelv Magazine’s inaugural issue,  fashion

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14 Eco-Friendly Bathing Suits Sure to Make a Splash This Summer

14 Eco-Friendly Bathing Suits Sure to Make a Splash This Summer

Still searching for the perfect summer bathing suit? Well look no further because we've rounded up 14 sexy and sophisticated eco-friendly swimsuits for hitting the beach this summer. From a

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World’s Oldest Purse Uncovered—And It’s Studded With Dog Teeth!

World’s Oldest Purse Uncovered—And It’s Studded With Dog Teeth!

German archaeologists have uncovered the world's oldest purse, and to our surprise, canine teeth were the rhinestones of the past!  The teeth were discovered in a surface coal mine not far from Leipzig,

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Mischer’traxler’s Leafy Living Necklace Dazzles With Seeds Instead of Gemstones

Mischer’traxler’s Leafy Living Necklace Dazzles With Seeds Instead of Gemstones

Viennese design duo Mischer'traxler teamed up with Rozet & Fischmeister jewelers to create a beautiful line of leafy green jewelry that you can grow yourself! The beautiful organic jewelry starts as a

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Coach Launches Heritage Baseball Wallets Made From Recycled Baseball Gloves

Coach Launches Heritage Baseball Wallets Made From Recycled Baseball Gloves

In Coach’s “Did You Know?” video, they say they owe a lot to the baseball glove – and it’s true. Before Coach made handbags, they were known for their handcrafted leather wallets and billfolds.

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Field Aesthetic Upcycles Military Tents into Stylish and Water Resistant Bags

Field Aesthetic Upcycles Military Tents into Stylish and Water Resistant Bags

With an emphasis on preserving the rich tradition of American skilled labor, Field Aesthetic Manufacturing Company has devised an array of handmade sustainable products. The Green Mountains based company

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M&S Survey Reports One in Five Brits Admit to Discarding a Garment After One Wear

M&S Survey Reports One in Five Brits Admit to Discarding a Garment After One Wear

How many garments have you thrown away lately? If you think it's been 6 or more over the past 12 months, then you're right on par with one in three Brits, according to a survey by Marks & Spencer.

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McDonald’s Launches New “Mad-Men”-Inspired Eco-Uniforms for Olympics

McDonald’s Launches New “Mad-Men”-Inspired Eco-Uniforms for Olympics

Mad Men style is running rampant this season and fast food uniforms are apparently no exception. McDonald's U.K. unveiled a new line of eco-friendly uniforms that will make you feel like you're dining

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Timberland’s Earthkeepers Stratham Backpack Goes Easy on the Environment

Timberland’s Earthkeepers Stratham Backpack Goes Easy on the Environment

Whether you're looking for a new backpack to tote around your laptop as you cycle around the city, or you plan on undertaking a hiking excursion high up in the mountains, this simple yet stylish Stratham

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“Recycling the Dead” Turns Cremated Remains Into Textiles for Products

“Recycling the Dead” Turns Cremated Remains Into Textiles for Products

So maybe your life lacks purpose at the moment, at least you can rest easy knowing your body could still serve a function well after your spirit has left the earth. Kerry Greville, a student

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10 Eco-Fashion Garments Inspired by Biomimicry and Nature

10 Eco-Fashion Garments Inspired by Biomimicry and Nature

Some of the greatest human innovations have been inspired by natural occurrences, so it only makes sense that what we wear would follow suit. From leaf-like tops to outerwear that transpires like trees,

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11 Great Green Gifts for Father’s Day 2012

11 Great Green Gifts for Father’s Day 2012

WrecordsByMonkey Recycled Record iPhone Case - $45 If your dad's a music junky with an extensive collection of vinyl, then consider getting him one of these groovy iPhone cases made from old recycled

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14 Awesome Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts to Spoil Dad

14 Awesome Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts to Spoil Dad

Want to show your dad the glory of eco-fashion this Father's Day? Or maybe he's already a lover of planet Earth.  Either way, we've rounded up 14 of the coolest gifts around to spoil your padre.

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Marius Temming’s Chic Eco Sunglasses are Made from Hemp, Kenaf and Flax

Marius Temming’s Chic Eco Sunglasses are Made from Hemp, Kenaf and Flax

Marius Temming has designed a fantastic collection of eco sunglasses that are made from natural materials like ash wood, oak veneer, hemp, kenaf and flax. Unveiled at Berlin's DMY design festival,

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Biomimicry: 10 Eco-Friendly Fashions That Are Inspired by Nature

Biomimicry: 10 Eco-Friendly Fashions That Are Inspired by Nature

With millions of years of testing and refining her creations, Mother Nature is the best designer there is. But that doesn't mean we can't cherry-pick and copy some of nature's best

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Organic by John Patrick’s 2013 Resort Collection is an Eclectic Boho Boy-Girl Party

Organic by John Patrick’s 2013 Resort Collection is an Eclectic Boho Boy-Girl Party

Androgyny is the word for Organic by John Patrick's Resort 2013 collection. Borrowing from the boys and inspired by Edit DeAk, co-founder of the ’70s zine Art-Rite, John Patrick has created

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Win a Stylish Green Messenger Bag From Plaid Doctrine (Worth $129)!

Win a Stylish Green Messenger Bag From Plaid Doctrine (Worth $129)!

School's out for summer and Father's Day is just around the bend, so this year why not give your dad or grad a gift he can actually use - like Plaid Doctrine’s Belltown messenger bag. These

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Green Design Highlights from Parsons’ BFA Product Design Thesis Exhibition

Green Design Highlights from Parsons’ BFA Product Design Thesis Exhibition

ALTO BELLO, BY YOUJIN SUNG Youjin Sung created a clever handbag for women who wear high heels at work, but wear flats or sneakers on their way to and from it. They typically carry their heels in a

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USAgain’s Infographic Illustrates the Environmental Impact of a T-shirt

USAgain’s Infographic Illustrates the Environmental Impact of a T-shirt

Photo by Shutterstock Think that simple t-shirt you've got on is free from environmental impact? Think again. USAgain has drawn up an eye-opening infographic that illustrates the damage a single

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U.S.E.D. Salvages Old Seatbelts to Create Durable One-Of-A-Kind Bags

U.S.E.D. Salvages Old Seatbelts to Create Durable One-Of-A-Kind Bags

U.S.E.D. salvages seatbelts from defunct vehicles and uses them to create vibrant bags, backpacks, purses, and accessories. Based in Canada, the family owned and operated business creates high-quality

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Gucci Announces Line of Biodegradable Footwear, “Sustainable Soles”

Gucci Announces Line of Biodegradable Footwear, “Sustainable Soles”

"Sustainable Soles" are not your typical high end designer's footwear. Gucci's new line of ballet flats and sneakers are made from biodegradable plastic, designed by Gucci's creative director, Frida

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H&M’s New Hawaiian-Inspired Collection To Benefit Water Aid

H&M’s New Hawaiian-Inspired Collection To Benefit Water Aid

With its new "H&M for Water" collection, Swedish retailer H&M is rolling out a whole new line of Hawaiian-themed dresses, shirts, swimsuits, board shorts, and accessories that are made of

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Rayfish Footwear Pioneers Genetically Engineered Stingray-Leather Sneakers

Rayfish Footwear Pioneers Genetically Engineered Stingray-Leather Sneakers

Think wearing leather is inhumane? Then try this on for size: Thailand-based shoe company Rayfish Footwear actually breeds live bespoke stingrays, harvesting them for their leather to make each pair

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DIY: Make Your Own Stylish iPad Case from a Recycled Bubble Envelope

DIY: Make Your Own Stylish iPad Case from a Recycled Bubble Envelope

Make a super stylish iPad (or Nook, or Kindle) case from a recycled bubble envelope by following these easy DIY instructions via Creme de la Craft! A bubble mailer becomes the perfect object to upcycle

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H&M, Gap, Levi’s Garment Workers in Cambodia Strike Over Poverty Pay

H&M, Gap, Levi’s Garment Workers in Cambodia Strike Over Poverty Pay

More than 5,000 Cambodian garment workers have failed to reach an agreement with their employers after an 11 day strike. They were asking for a $5 pay raise from their base salary of $61 that requires

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Win an Eco-Friendly Swimsuit From Eco Swim (Worth $124!)

Win an Eco-Friendly Swimsuit From Eco Swim (Worth $124!)

We're counting down the minutes until we can yell out "Summer!" and dive straight into a pool of bright blue water. Just in time to beat the heat, we're giving away an Eco Swim by Aqua Green swimsuit of

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10 Eco-Friendly and Vegan Flip-Flops for Summer!

10 Eco-Friendly and Vegan Flip-Flops for Summer!

Flip-flops are a summer staple that many of us will be spending the next three months in. But instead of purchasing some flimsy pair at the local mall this year, why not consider slipping your toes into

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Lady Gaga Wears Another “Meat Dress”, Tweets Photo Of Herself

Lady Gaga Wears Another “Meat Dress”, Tweets Photo Of Herself

Really, Lady Gaga? While we're not surprised about Gaga's second meat dress, which she proudly tweeted a photo of herself wearing while playing a show in Tokyo, we are disappointed. Hopefully she can

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Tom Sachs and Nike Transform Astronaut Gear into Space-Themed Apparel

Tom Sachs and Nike Transform Astronaut Gear into Space-Themed Apparel

New York-based artist Tom Sachs has teamed up with Nike on a capsule collection that combines Sach's DIY ethos and his preoccupation with space exploration with the sportswear giant's yen for

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