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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: In No Time by Sandra Backlund

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: In No Time by Sandra Backlund

Ever wished that you could simply whip up a fabulous outfit for yourself, 'in no time', with ready made objects and reclaimed bits and pieces from your domestic lair? Swedish fashion designer, Sandra

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Baumm’s Recycled Billboard Bags at District Cotton

Baumm’s Recycled Billboard Bags at District Cotton

We brought Baumm’s colorful recycled billboard bags to Inhabitat earlier this year after Emily discovered them in Buenos Aires. These one-of-a-kind accessories have once again grabbed our attention with

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Behnaz Sarafpour Organic Collection

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Behnaz Sarafpour Organic Collection

Designer Behnaz Sarafpour showed a capsule collection of organic pieces at the recent NY Fashion Week. The collection utilizes natural dyes derived from such non-traditional, or shall we say traditional,

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: The Latest Green Fashion Shows

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: The Latest Green Fashion Shows

Well readers, you thought fashion week ended weeks ago, but we are here to tell you that it is always fashion week somewhere. Here is some reportage on the latest green fashion events from around the

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE Boutique: Embodies

SUSTAINABLE STYLE Boutique: Embodies

If you’re looking for a feel good shop that takes a thoughtful body-centric approach to sustainable style, Embodies might just be your new favorite retail locale. Owner Kenlynn Wilson, former

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: She-Bible Casual Eco Chic

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: She-Bible Casual Eco Chic

To the ladies out there who have been wondering “where can I find cute stylish everyday clothes that are eco-friendly?” — we have your answer: SHE-BIBLE!!! While perusing Ecofabulous the

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NORDSTROM EMBRACES ORGANIC STYLE

NORDSTROM EMBRACES ORGANIC STYLE

We're happy to report that Nordstrom has begun to embrace organic style. The company is blending in organic cotton into some of their namesake brands while buying new brands that include sustainable

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SUSTAINABLE JEWELRY:  Kirsten Muenster

SUSTAINABLE JEWELRY: Kirsten Muenster

Kirsten Muenster is a jewelry designer committed to ethical production. Her designs allow the stones' natural beauty to take center stage, supporting without overwhelming. Similar to good food, when you

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY:  Eileen Fisher Eco Fashion

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Eileen Fisher Eco Fashion

While other major brands have seemed to jump on the green bandwagon with underlying marketing goals, EILEEN FISHER has been quietly expanding their organic line over the last couple of years. Along with

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Zegna’s Solar Powered Jacket

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Zegna’s Solar Powered Jacket

Forget solar powered backpacks and panels - Ermenegildo Zegna’s Solar-Powered Jacket is hands down the most practical and best-looking way to charge your mobile gadgets that we have seen in a while.

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: H&M Pushes Organic for Fall!

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: H&M Pushes Organic for Fall!

Following the successful launch of their 100% organic line this spring, we are excited to announce that H&M is expanding its organic cotton range this fall! We frequently receive comments about

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C.L.A.S.S. and SLOWHITE bring sustainable style to Milan

C.L.A.S.S. and SLOWHITE bring sustainable style to Milan

C.L.A.S.S., which stands for creativity, lifestyle and sustainable synergey, is a new platform for the textile industry. A C.L.A.S.S. show is being held this weekend at WHITE, the cool new fashion trade

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MUCH2MUCH RECLAIMED JEWELRY by Katya Bochavar

MUCH2MUCH RECLAIMED JEWELRY by Katya Bochavar

Much2Much is a playful and engaging line of jewelry fashioned from recycled knick-knacks by Russian designer Katya Bochavar. Combining such disparate objects as pieces of chandeliers, plumbing bolts and

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NOKI – House of Sustainability

NOKI – House of Sustainability

I don’t know if I can sum this up any better than Australian fashion journalist Patty Huntington did: “Move over Gareth Pugh – there’s a new freak in town.” London is typically

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ESTETHICA @ London Fashion Week

ESTETHICA @ London Fashion Week

Estethica is a sustainable fashion exhibit celebrating its first year anniversary at London Fashion Week. It is a special space inside The Exhibition where designers will display collections founded on

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EKOVARUHUSET ECO FASHION SHOW

EKOVARUHUSET ECO FASHION SHOW

Ekovaruhuset, which translates to 'House of Organic' in Swedish, is an eco-boutique founded by Johanna Hofring. She opened the first Ekovaruhuset shop in Stockholm in 2004 to bring one-of-a-kind,

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: SANS Spring 2008 Fashion Show

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: SANS Spring 2008 Fashion Show

During last week's New York fashion week, avant-garde label SANS combined references as obscure as German comedy with eco-friendly fabrics, pushing the boundaries of sustainable style. As older eco

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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK SPRING 2008: NOIR

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK SPRING 2008: NOIR

Yesterday, the Danish label NOIR held its first show during New York Fashion Week. The socially and environmentally conscious label was a welcomed addition to the slowly growing, yet still miniscule

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NY FASHION WEEK SPRING 2008:  John Patrick Organic

NY FASHION WEEK SPRING 2008: John Patrick Organic

John Patrick Organic is the quintessential embodiment of “sustainable style” – consistently creating beautiful, organic, natural garments that are as fresh as they are wearable. Striking

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Summer Sales!

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Summer Sales!

One of the frequent criticisms we hear about eco-design is its often hefty price tag. If you want to support green design, but have had trouble parting with so much of your own green to do so, now is the

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ECO SAILOR BAGS! Red Flag Recycled Sail Tote

ECO SAILOR BAGS! Red Flag Recycled Sail Tote

Ahoy matey! If you like the high-seas aesthetic and are looking to go back to school in eco-sailor style, then boy do we have the perfect tote bag for you! Breathing new life into old sailboat sails,

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Demano Recycled Bags

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Demano Recycled Bags

The cultural activity in Barcelona generates a huge number of advertising banners every year, which are hung from street lights to advertise exhibitions and events. In 2000 there were approximately 19,800

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: KUYICHI Ethical Fashion

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: KUYICHI Ethical Fashion

Kuyichi is a Netherlands-based brand committed to making organic cotton jeans for the last five years. They buy their cotton from Peruvian farmers and strive to be socially and environmentally sound. They

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DESIGNER PROFILE: Katharine Hamnett

DESIGNER PROFILE: Katharine Hamnett

Earlier this year we mentioned Katharine Hamnett's Cotton Campaign. Now with the recent launch of her new ethical line, Katharine E Hamnett, we felt it was time to take another look at the career of this

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY:  Anna Cohen

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Anna Cohen

After years in the fashion industry, Anna Cohen has returned to her Portland, Oregon roots and launched her eponymous eco label, infusing her high-quality designs with sustainable principles and a sexy,

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BUYING INTO THE GREEN MOVEMENT

BUYING INTO THE GREEN MOVEMENT

Well, it seems everyone is up in arms. We knew it wouldn’t take long before traditional environmentalists would want to rain on the eco-chic consumer’s parade. The recent NY Times article,

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY:  Beau Soleil

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Beau Soleil

Designer Anne Salvatore Epstein cut her fashion teeth at well-known companies such as Marc Jacobs, IISLI and Elie Tahari, but it was her pregnancy that set her on a path towards starting her own line,

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE:  Loyale

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Loyale

Designer Jenny Hwa began Loyale with a small yoga collection. Luckily for eco-fashion, she has branched out and grown her collection to include easy-wearing separates and breezy summer dresses. Made in

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VEJA: The Ethical Sneaker

VEJA: The Ethical Sneaker

In a time when crazy-colored kicks continue to emerge to feed the huge sneaker culture, Veja stands apart from the noise. Their simple, well-made designs make it easy to be ethical. Veja is a Paris-based

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