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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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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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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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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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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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Recycle Your Bras This October to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Recycle Your Bras This October to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this year several nonprofits around the world are collecting all your unwanted above-the-waist undergarments to help raise money for breast cancer research.

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Take Our Reader Survey and Win a T-Shirt or $200 Gift Certificate!

Take Our Reader Survey and Win a T-Shirt or $200 Gift Certificate!

Hey Inhabitat readers, if eco-fashion is your bag then you know that Ecouterre has been hard at work delivering your the latest in green fashion daily since its inception last year. With just over a year

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Our Top 5 Gadgets for Green Guys

Our Top 5 Gadgets for Green Guys

Our 'Sustainable Style Sundays' usually features a fashion or two for the ladies, but this weekend we're switching it up with a nod to the fellas. We all know a guy (or 50) who's really into gadgets, but

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Nokia’s Stretchy Electronic “Skin” Paves Way For High-Tech Wears

Nokia’s Stretchy Electronic “Skin” Paves Way For High-Tech Wears

Sick of digging through you bag for your smartphone or other web-ready device? Well fret no more, the researchers at Nokia and the University of Cambridge are developing a flexible circuit board that

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“Emergency Bra” Doubles as a Gas Mask Wherever Disaster Strikes

“Emergency Bra” Doubles as a Gas Mask Wherever Disaster Strikes

No longer a prop for imaginative kids playing cops and robbers - this idea is certainly not a joke. Dr. Elena Bodnar’s“Emergency Bra” is the latest piece of artillery available against fire,

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Watch Our Exclusive Video of The GreenShows at NYFW!

Watch Our Exclusive Video of The GreenShows at NYFW!

Fashion Week may have made its way over to the UK, but we're still coming down from the fashion frenzy that happened stateside. From stiletto-strutting clotheshorses to designers and models bustling

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Prophetik’s Epic Southern-Flavored Spring 2011 Collection (VIDEO)

Prophetik’s Epic Southern-Flavored Spring 2011 Collection (VIDEO)

The Deep South seems like an unlikely source of inspiration for a UK-based designer, but leave to an ex-pat to infuse that other fashionable island across the pond with a fresh breath of southern

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Ada Zanditon’s Spring Line Looks to the Pyramids and Coral Reefs

Ada Zanditon’s Spring Line Looks to the Pyramids and Coral Reefs

Designer Ada Zanditon’s gorgeous new line “The Pyramora” is definitely not your tired collection of short summer skirts and predicatble prints. Debuting just a few days ago at London

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Auralis’ Colorful Cocktail-Ready Spring/Summer 2011 Collection

Auralis’ Colorful Cocktail-Ready Spring/Summer 2011 Collection

Just as we thought we were ready for the onset of fall, Auralis quickly had us wishing for those sweltering summer days once again with its Spring/Summer 2011 Collection. With bursts of color as brilliant

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John Patrick Organic’s Spring/Summer 2011 Inspired By Water

John Patrick Organic’s Spring/Summer 2011 Inspired By Water

New York Fashion Week has just commenced and green fashion has already started to make waves with the crowds. With water in mind, John Patrick of Organic took inspiration from this free flowing life brew

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Project Runway’s Seth Aaron Henderson Debuts Solar-Inspired Line

Project Runway’s Seth Aaron Henderson Debuts Solar-Inspired Line

It may be Fashion Week in New York City, but that doesn’t mean fashion isn’t in full swing in other parts of the country. Designer Seth Aaron Henderson – a.k.a. Season 7's Project Runway winner

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Win a ReFind Originals Upcycled Leather Purse (Worth $300!)

Win a ReFind Originals Upcycled Leather Purse (Worth $300!)

We love summer, but we definitely can’t wait to start digging into our fall wardrobes! If you’ve been looking for a lasting piece sure to compliment your autumn style, the ReFind Originals luscious

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Nike Shoes That Double Up as Wii Controllers (Video)

Nike Shoes That Double Up as Wii Controllers (Video)

The Wii has given new meaning to working-out, taking the heat off your trainers and setting a compact console on fire! But if you’re looking to get a more true-to-life experience when it comes to

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Actress Emma Watson Visits Indian Slums to Support Fair Trade

Actress Emma Watson Visits Indian Slums to Support Fair Trade

Hermione Granger has sure grown up and she’s using powers to do some great things -- well, something like that. Unlike her troubled peers, Emma Watson has avoided the role of tawdry Hollywood starlet,

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7 Thrifty Ways To Recycle Old Denim Jeans

7 Thrifty Ways To Recycle Old Denim Jeans

Jeans are a staple in any modern closet – easily dressed up or dressed down, our love for denim runs deep. But continuous wear often leads to serious tear, so when the day comes for us to part with our

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Energy-Harvesting Film Could Mean Clothing Able to Power Gadgets

Energy-Harvesting Film Could Mean Clothing Able to Power Gadgets

Every physical movement we undertake expels some energy, so wouldn’t it be awesome if we could capture all of that ambient force and turn it into power with some practical value? The scientists at the

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“Living” Dress Made of Recycled Tubes Changes With the Season

“Living” Dress Made of Recycled Tubes Changes With the Season

What do landscape architects and fashion designers have in common? Apparently, not that much. But leave it to a couple of creative minds to figure out how to combine their talents to produce some

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Stephanie Simek’s “Hoodie Bag” is a Hood, Shirt, and Bag in One!

Stephanie Simek’s “Hoodie Bag” is a Hood, Shirt, and Bag in One!

If you’re into statement pieces, then we’ve got a 3-in-1 adaptable garment that’s sure to give your outfit some extra oomph whenever you’re coming up short for style. Designed by Stephanie Simek,

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Back-to-School Basics: 14 Eco-Chic Clothing and Accessories

Back-to-School Basics: 14 Eco-Chic Clothing and Accessories

There's still a lot of summer fun to be had, but the new school year is just around the corner. Apart from costly books and pesky student fees, one of the best parts of going back to school is getting

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