Jill Danyelle

 

Jill Danyelle's work creatively comments on the ecology of our lives. Her fiftyRX3 project has been praised for its thought-provoking integration of style and sustainability. In addition to spending a year as the fashion editor for Inhabitat, Jill has served as a creative director and consultant on projects supporting sustainability in design. For more information visit danyelle.org .

Jill Danyelle
MANUFACTURING & SUSTAINABILITY: Keep Footware

MANUFACTURING & SUSTAINABILITY: Keep Footware

Sustainability is a multi-faceted and complex issue with no single right answer to any problem. Manufacturing in developing countries can be a double edged sword when it comes to sustainability.

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POSCH BAGS

POSCH BAGS

POSCH is a line of tote bags created by Montreal designer Luce Beaulieu out of reclaimed fabric. She designs the bags to minimize waste and maximize style. I spotted them on the sustainable

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TESLA MOTORS:  The Electric Roadster

TESLA MOTORS: The Electric Roadster

If you have not yet heard of the battery powered Tesla Roadster, where have you been hiding your sustainable self? We are almost rendered speechless by the awesomeness factor of this amazing

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MANUFACTURING & SUSTAINABILITY: Two Brands Weigh In

MANUFACTURING & SUSTAINABILITY: Two Brands Weigh In

The complexity of trying to strive for sustainable manufacturing is an issue we've addressed before here at Inhabitat when we received "sweatshop" comments on our H&M organic cotton post.

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FORM & FAUNA FOOTWEAR

FORM & FAUNA FOOTWEAR

Form and Fauna is a brand new shoe line that respects both the animal kingdom and style in their design process - pleasing vegans, environmentalists, and fashionistas alike. The shoes are

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MARTIN MARGIELA ARTISANAL: Reclaiming (Clothing) Design

MARTIN MARGIELA ARTISANAL: Reclaiming (Clothing) Design

In honor of our Inhabitat panel, Reclaiming Design, which takes place at HauteGREEN today, Sustainable Style Sunday serves up a favorite fashion designer that is also fond of reclamation, Martin

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Greening Designers & Agents

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Greening Designers & Agents

This past weekend the popular fashion trade show Designers & Agents launched their new green initiatives at their Fall II/ Holiday show here in NYC. I was invited to exhibit my fiftyRX3

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INTERVIEW: Deborah Milner of Aveda Ecoture

INTERVIEW: Deborah Milner of Aveda Ecoture

In April of 2006, Aveda premiered their Ecoture collection at the LOHAS convention in California, showcasing dresses fabricated out of materials ranging from lace made from recycled plastic to

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY:  Fauna Organic Cotton T-shirts

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Fauna Organic Cotton T-shirts

These t-shirts have got to be the best I have seen for kids. Not only are they made from organic cotton and locally hand-dyed and silk screened right here in Brooklyn, but they are damn cute.

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PROJECT EARTH DAY: Student Eco Fashion Competition

PROJECT EARTH DAY: Student Eco Fashion Competition

This past Thursday, Inhabitat attended “Project Earth Day”, an eco-friendly fashion show at the Teknion showroom. The event was organized by Emerging Green Builders of New York (EGBNY), the

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EGBNY PRESENTS PROJECT EARTH DAY

EGBNY PRESENTS PROJECT EARTH DAY

“Project Earth Day” is an eco-friendly fashion event that will celebrate Earth Day. The runway show will be held at the Teknion showroom on April 19th and will feature a stunning display of

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STEWART+BROWN:  ORGANIC COTTON PIONEERS

STEWART+BROWN: ORGANIC COTTON PIONEERS

Stewart+Brown is an apparel company with the tagline of "organic pioneers". While they weren't the first to embrace organic cotton, we believe in some ways they truly are pioneers. Years ago

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GLOBAL WARMING FLOODS LONDON… In Second Life

GLOBAL WARMING FLOODS LONDON… In Second Life

A temporary flood sent avatars scrambling for the rooftops in several virtual places, including London, the Netherlands, and Ibiza. David de Rothschild, founder of Adventure Ecology, staged the

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KAIGHT: Shop Sustainable Style Online

KAIGHT: Shop Sustainable Style Online

Shopping for clothing can be somewhat challenging for today's eco-fashionista. Lucky for us New Yorkers, local boutiques are popping up left and right to serve up sustainable style. The trend

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ECO-DESIGNER BAHAR SHAHPAR BLOSSOMS

ECO-DESIGNER BAHAR SHAHPAR BLOSSOMS

Bahar Shahpar, the creative mind behind Agricult, is now designing under her own name. She has created a smart collection of neutral solids and colorful prints fashioned into empire-waist

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Camilla Norrback

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Camilla Norrback

Camilla Norrback is a Finnish fashion designer who has been working with ecological textiles such as organic cotton and oeko-tex certified fabric since 2002. Recently Camilla has launched a

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY:  Turk + Taylor

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Turk + Taylor

Turk+Taylor is a West Coast duo that launched an organic t-shirt line a couple of seasons back. We were pleased to learn that this season they have expanded the line with several tailored

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Nau Outdoor Apparel

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Nau Outdoor Apparel

Nau is a new outdoor apparel company churning out designs strong enough for the backwoods and stylish enough for the urban jungle. Though the designs might occasionally give off a Jil

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LONDON FASHION WEEK: Noir Fall 2007

LONDON FASHION WEEK: Noir Fall 2007

Noir is a relatively new label founded by Copenhagen native Peter Ingwersen and designed by Rikke Wienmann. The label has been burning up the runway with its hot looks, but Noir's sexiness is

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H&M GOES ORGANIC

H&M GOES ORGANIC

In a move sure to please conscientious teens, students and other thrifty eco-fashionistas everywhere, H&M has recently announced that it will introduce organic cotton pieces for women, teens,

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LONDON FASHION WEEK: Eco-Fashion Label Amana

LONDON FASHION WEEK: Eco-Fashion Label Amana

Amana is a new eco-fashion label that recently launched in London. The name is a Moroccan Arabic word that means "delivered in confidence," and is fitting for a line that seems to have done

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Katharine Hamnett’s Ethical Cotton Campaign

Katharine Hamnett’s Ethical Cotton Campaign

Katharine Hamnett has teamed up with supermodel Lily Cole to fight child labour in the fashion industry. "Save the Future" is the slogan written on a limited edition T-shirt designed by Hamnett

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LONDON FASHION WEEK:  Wildlife Works

LONDON FASHION WEEK: Wildlife Works

Wildlife Works continues to move in the right direction with their latest collection that was recently unveiled during London Fashion Week. While I still have some reservations about their

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LONDON FASHION WEEK: Ethical Fashion

LONDON FASHION WEEK: Ethical Fashion

As the following posts might illuminate, when it comes to fashion, London is a hot bed of ethical design. Given the size of London Fashion Week in comparison to New York, proportionally there

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Matt & Nat Vegan Bags

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Matt & Nat Vegan Bags

We received quite a lively response from our Stella McCartney post on vegan accessories a few months back, so we thought it was time to bring you some more vegan goodness. While out shopping

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: John Patrick Organic

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: John Patrick Organic

John Patrick's Organic line was a pleasant surprise during the recent Fall Fashion Week. The company launched this Spring with casual yet polished looks that could easily fit into any wardrobe.

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SEEING GREEN AT NY FASHION WEEK:  Linda Loudermilk Fall 2007

SEEING GREEN AT NY FASHION WEEK: Linda Loudermilk Fall 2007

Los Angeles based eco-designer Linda Loudermilk showed here in NYC on Thursday just before the official start of Fashion Week. The designer presented forty-three looks that seemed to leave no

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Swap-O-Rama-Rama

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Swap-O-Rama-Rama

Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a clothing swap and series of do-it-yourself workshops in which a community explores creative reuse through the recycling of used clothing. It grew out of a small swap party

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Gypsy and Loïc Menswear

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Gypsy and Loïc Menswear

Gypsy and Loïc, a fashion design duo based near San Francisco, produces an appealing line of casual menswear made from equally-appealing materials. Their clothing is full of original details

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Carga Bags

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Carga Bags

Our newest admiration for form and felt... Carga Bags. The recycled felt bags come in three models and seem a perfect choice for laptop, briefcase or carryall tote. Designer Mauro Bianucci hand

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