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Linda Filley’s Upcycled Paper Gowns Offer Artful Answer to Everyday Waste

Linda Filley’s Upcycled Paper Gowns Offer Artful Answer to Everyday Waste

Just in time for spring we’ve spotted some fanciful three-dimensional paper designs in the form of colorful frocks. Crafted from paper piles ranging from seed packets to computer paper to newsprint,

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Scientists Turn the Everyday T-Shirt into Resilient Body Armor

Scientists Turn the Everyday T-Shirt into Resilient Body Armor

You don't have to be the out-of-this-world kin of the Kents' in order to slip into the wearable armor made for the red-caped crusader. By splicing the carbon in cotton with boron, researchers at the

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GIVEAWAY: $100 Worth of Limited-Edition Scarves Made From Vintage Saris!

GIVEAWAY: $100 Worth of Limited-Edition Scarves Made From Vintage Saris!

If your wardrobe is looking a little lackluster these days, then you’ve gotta get wrapped up in these colorful scarves. From eco-fashion company GreenSewn, we’ve got $100 worth of their sari upcycled

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The Perfect Little Black Dress from Uniform Project (Only 365 Made!)

The Perfect Little Black Dress from Uniform Project (Only 365 Made!)

Every girl needs a little black dress in her closet to dress up, to dress down, and to dress herself when she shrieks “I haven’t a single thing to wear!” Produced in New York from 100 percent

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Canopy Verde Freesia Portfolio Bag (Worth $169!)

GIVEAWAY: Win a Canopy Verde Freesia Portfolio Bag (Worth $169!)

If you want to add a little zing to your spring step, then the Freesia Portfolio just may be that bit of magic you’re looking for. Made from an organic cotton/bamboo blend and ecologically tanned

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Inhabitat’s Managing Editor Mike Chino Gives Us Some Style Inspiration

Inhabitat’s Managing Editor Mike Chino Gives Us Some Style Inspiration

This may surprise you, but Inhabitat has got some seriously stylish staff members. Miles away from tie-dye tees and hemp hats, our very own managing editor Mike Chino leads the pack in more ways than one.

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14 Ways to Green Your Wardrobe, Military Style

14 Ways to Green Your Wardrobe, Military Style

If you have been keeping an eye on all the runway shows, then you must know that this spring is all about military inspiration... AGAIN (nothing is new in fashion, right?). This trend rolls around every

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Win a Weekender Cardigan + Purse From Indigenous Designs (Worth $139)!

Win a Weekender Cardigan + Purse From Indigenous Designs (Worth $139)!

Spring is officially here! That means it's time to ditch your heavy winter coat and slip into something a little more comfortable like this luxurious 100 percent organic-cotton cardigan by fair-trade

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A “Smart” Vest That Detects the Presence of Air Pollutants

A “Smart” Vest That Detects the Presence of Air Pollutants

With all of today’s air pollutants compromising our health, what's one to do to avoid finding themselves in toxic peril? While you could go coal miner’s style carrying a canary around with you, we

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Karl Lagerfeld Ships a 265-Ton Artic Glacier to Paris for Chanel’s Fashion Show

Karl Lagerfeld Ships a 265-Ton Artic Glacier to Paris for Chanel’s Fashion Show

  Photo by Wallpaper We've heard about designers doing some crazy things, but this one may just take the prize. For Chanel's Fall/Winter 2010 show Karl Lagerfeld imported a massive

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AussieBum: World’s First Underwear Made from Bananas

AussieBum: World’s First Underwear Made from Bananas

Men's underwear... oblong fruits... all the puns we could insert here just seem too easy, so we'll keep it simple and introduce you to AussieBum - the world's first men's unmentionables made from bananas!

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Nike Unveils World Cup Soccer Jerseys Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Nike Unveils World Cup Soccer Jerseys Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

ATTENTION GREEN SOCCER FANS Nike recently unveiled its new team jerseys for the upcoming World Cup and here's the kicker (pun intended) - they're made from discarded plastic bottles! That's right, the

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A Wearable Windmill to Generate Your Own Electricity

A Wearable Windmill to Generate Your Own Electricity

Flowers die, but the Dandelion portable windmill will keep on brightening your day without the wilting. A new wearable tech accessory from designers Mary Huang and Jennifer Kay, this beauty uses tiny

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: The GreenShows at NY Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2010

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: The GreenShows at NY Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2010

New York Fashion Week has come to a close, but we've got the all the highlights from the hottest green shows in town. Check out our exclusive video coverage featuring some front row moments that would

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Olsenhaus Eco-Chic Vegan Shoes Made From Recycled TVs!

Olsenhaus Eco-Chic Vegan Shoes Made From Recycled TVs!

Wouldn't it be amazing if we could turn our humongous e-waste problem into a source of something we all need - like shoes? Well, vegan footwear company extraordinaire, Olsenhaus, is doing just that with

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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK: Eco-Fashion Highlights from The Green Shows

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK: Eco-Fashion Highlights from The Green Shows

ATTENTION ALL ECO-FASHION FANATICS! Regardless of whether or not you're as gung-ho eco-fashion as we are, it's incredibly interesting to see the evolution of sustainable fashion from casual wear towards

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Samantha Pleet’s Fall/Winter 2010 Line Overflows with Charm and Allure

Samantha Pleet’s Fall/Winter 2010 Line Overflows with Charm and Allure

Sweet meets sexy is something not easily achieved by fashion designers, but Samantha Pleet's Fall/Winter 2010 has got that vibe down, pat. With ultra-feminine thigh-grazing cuts, charming empire waists

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Popomomo’s Fall 2010 Collection Wows Us at New York Fashion Week

Popomomo’s Fall 2010 Collection Wows Us at New York Fashion Week

For those of you who still think eco-fashion means beige hippy skirts and cream-colored organic t-shirts, we would like to introduce you to Popomomo. This line of smart, unique and

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GIVEAWAY: Pi Organic’s Sizzling Venus Lace Nighty (Worth $66)!

GIVEAWAY: Pi Organic’s Sizzling Venus Lace Nighty (Worth $66)!

Give your underwear drawer some extra oomph about with this saucy Venus Lace Nighty from Pi Organic. Made from 100% organic cotton, in your choice of red or black, we’re giving away one of these sexy

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John Patrick Organic’s Fall/Winter 2010 Collection Gets Groovy

John Patrick Organic’s Fall/Winter 2010 Collection Gets Groovy

It’ll be a while before we hear about Karl Lagerfeld or Donatella Versace going green, so until then why not bask in the eco-cool 60’s and 70’s vibe of designer John Patrick’s Fall/Winter 2010

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GIVEAWAY: PACT Organic Cotton Undies for Eco-Lovers (Worth $42!)

GIVEAWAY: PACT Organic Cotton Undies for Eco-Lovers (Worth $42!)

Still have no idea what to wear on Valentine’s Day? Well, let us say that it’s what’s underneath all those clothes that really matters! We’ve teamed up with PACT to giveaway a sexy set of

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7 Wacky Upcycled Circuit Board Accessories

7 Wacky Upcycled Circuit Board Accessories

The art of upcycling isn't always practical - as is the case with these rather jagged-looking metal undies. But don't go thinking that all accessories made from old computer chips and circuit boards are

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Beautorium Green Beauty Kit (worth $150)!

GIVEAWAY: Win a Beautorium Green Beauty Kit (worth $150)!

Winter weather can surely get you down, but there’s no reason that you shouldn’t be looking your best in even the heaviest of downfalls. Don’t miss out on a chance to give your skin some

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7 Eco-Chic Accessories Made From Living Plants

7 Eco-Chic Accessories Made From Living Plants

Boho-chic and hippie garb have been staples in many of us gal’s closets over the past few years. But why not take this enchanting Earth-lovin’ ware to the next level and make a real statement? We’ve

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Jewelry Made from Dismembered Barbie Doll Body Parts

Jewelry Made from Dismembered Barbie Doll Body Parts

We're not exactly sure why writing about doll body part couture brings us so much pleasure, but it just feels right. And artist Margaux Lange's cheeky  accessories made of Barbie doll bits and

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Top 7 Up-And-Coming Green Fashion Designers of 2009 (Vote for Your Fave!)

Top 7 Up-And-Coming Green Fashion Designers of 2009 (Vote for Your Fave!)

Want to be able to claim that you knew these rising eco-fashion stars before they made it big? Well we've got the scoop on the hottest up and coming sustainable clothing designers that you may not have

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Woolly Pocket Living Plant Bag Lets You Carry Greenery With You

Woolly Pocket Living Plant Bag Lets You Carry Greenery With You

What concrete-jungleite doesn’t enjoy a burst of greenery every now and then, especially when it’s overflowing from a totally unexpected location like…your handbag? That’s right,

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Bike Helmets That Don’t Make You Look Like a Dork

Bike Helmets That Don’t Make You Look Like a Dork

Love the eco-freedom of cruisin' on your two wheeler, but hate the less than eco-fashionable "helmet-head" look? With Yakkay's noggin protectors disguised as stylish hats, you'll get the best of both

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Clever Cell Phone Bracelet: The Dial

Clever Cell Phone Bracelet: The Dial

Imagine getting a call and whipping one of these super high-tech cellular bracelets right off your wrist to pick it up? Dubbed “the Dial” by its inventor Jung Dae Hoon, this wearable

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Make Your Own Solar Powered Shoes!

Make Your Own Solar Powered Shoes!

If you've got an old pair of Chuck Taylors that you're thinking about chucking, wait! Lost Values' solar light kit can transform your tired footwear into a kick@$$ lighting fixture for the street.

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