recycled fashion

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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Announcing the Ecouterre Recycled Denim Challenge Winners!

Announcing the Ecouterre Recycled Denim Challenge Winners!

If you've been reading Inhabitat, you know that we've been watching the intense battle between the awe-inspiring finalists of the Ecouterre Recycled Denim Challenge. We whittled down the few that we

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Woven Recycled Denim Cot is a Modern Take on the Charpai

Woven Recycled Denim Cot is a Modern Take on the Charpai

Too many guests crashing at your pad, but too few couches? Here's a Recycled Denim Challenge finalist that offers a brilliant solution. Designed by Siddharth Hirwani, this comfy cot is a modern take on

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Laptop Bag Handwoven From Recycled Denim

Laptop Bag Handwoven From Recycled Denim

There's nothing attractive about a bulky, black laptop bag, so we were seriously wowed by this gorgeous handwoven recycled denim laptop satchel. An amazing entry in Ecouterre's Recycled Denim Challenge,

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Adorable Doggie Vest Made From Recycled Denim

Adorable Doggie Vest Made From Recycled Denim

Here's one of our favorite finalists in the Recycled Denim Challenge -- made especially for pups! Designed by Compai’s Justina Blakeney, this simple biker chic doggie vest has been crafted from an old

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DIY: Beautiful Woven Rug Made From Recycled Jeans

DIY: Beautiful Woven Rug Made From Recycled Jeans

Our Recycled Denim Challenge has given way to some beautiful designs. Handmade by Terry Dewal, this incredible woven rug gives new meaning to the term "from rags to riches." Taking his old, beat-up blue

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VOTE For Your Favorite Designs In Our Recycled Denim Challenge!

VOTE For Your Favorite Designs In Our Recycled Denim Challenge!

Vote For Your Favorite Finalists in the Recycled Denim Challenge! Just last week Ecouterre announced the finalists in the Recycled Denim Challenge, a competition where we challenged our readers to show

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8 Recycled Denim Designs for the Home!

8 Recycled Denim Designs for the Home!

Recycled Denim Coasters and Table Setting Mat Heidi Clark believes there are no creative limitations when it comes to recycling old denim. Channeling a cool country-western aesthetic, Heidi created a set

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ANNOUNCING: Ecouterre’s Recycled Denim Challenge Finalists!

ANNOUNCING: Ecouterre’s Recycled Denim Challenge Finalists!

We're excited to announce that our sustainable fashion website Ecouterre has just unveiled the finalists in the Recycled Denim Challenge! We asked readers to submit their most creative designs that

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LAST DAY to Enter the Recycled Denim Challenge!

LAST DAY to Enter the Recycled Denim Challenge!

Hey crafters - don't miss your chance to show of your stuff and win a $200 Gap shopping spree! If you haven't already submitted your entry in the Recycled Denim Challenge, the awesome design

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Deadline for the Recycled Denim Challenge EXTENDED to 10/24!

Deadline for the Recycled Denim Challenge EXTENDED to 10/24!

Don't miss your chance to win $200 and show your design to the world! DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO SUNDAY, 10/24 You may have already submitted your entry in the Recycled Denim Challenge, the

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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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Enter The Recycled Denim Challenge to Win $200 at Gap!

Enter The Recycled Denim Challenge to Win $200 at Gap!

ARE YOU A DIY DENIM JEANIUS? If you've got a knack for turning tired old denim into haute new creations - we want to hear from you! Our eco fashion design site Ecouterre and GAP 1969 Stream have teamed

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Enter The Recycled Denim Challenge to Win a $200 Gap Gift Card!

Enter The Recycled Denim Challenge to Win a $200 Gap Gift Card!

CALLING ALL ECO DESIGNERS AND CRAFTY DENIM DIY-ERS! Have you reincarnated a favorite pair of old jeans into a heavenly new creation? Well, our eco fashion design site Ecouterre and GAP 1969 Stream are

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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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“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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7 Symbols of War Upcycled into Peaceful Eco-Accessories

7 Symbols of War Upcycled into Peaceful Eco-Accessories

Give peace a chance with these amazing eco-accessories upcycled from of old weaponry! We’ve rounded up 7 designs that remove the tragic and violent nature of these pieces of war and instead fashions

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Incredible Upcycled Gown Made From 1,000 Newspaper Cranes

Incredible Upcycled Gown Made From 1,000 Newspaper Cranes

Origami is one simple skill that took Yuliya Kypro a long way. For her latest design, Kypro turned 1,000 paper cranes into an incredible bustier gown, complete with a flowing peacock train that would

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DIY: Tara St. James Shows Us How to Make Stylish Zipper Bracelets!

DIY: Tara St. James Shows Us How to Make Stylish Zipper Bracelets!

Pining for some new accessories this summer? Well, good news! One of our favorite eco-designers, Tara St. James, has just given us the lowdown on how to make her eye-catching and funky Zipper Bracelet!

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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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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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Gary Harvey Brings “Dumpster-Chic” Couture to New York Fashion Week

Gary Harvey Brings “Dumpster-Chic” Couture to New York Fashion Week

  Gary Harvey is redefining haute-couture with his impressive use of unconventional materials. With the expert craft, Harvey assembled 22 stunning gowns by recycling all sorts of common junk materials

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Wearable Shelter: Clothes You Can Turn Into a Makeshift Home

Wearable Shelter: Clothes You Can Turn Into a Makeshift Home

Photo by Chelsea Guglielmino With the economy in the shambles that it's in, who knows when you're gonna be forced to find shelter on the streets? If things do get that bad, you'd feel a lot more

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EASTER STYLE: Bunny-Inspired Jewelry

EASTER STYLE: Bunny-Inspired Jewelry

Clockwise from left: Bunny stud earrings $20, Bunny necklace $40, Bunny circle earrings $45 Understated and quite adorable, this recycled bunny jewelry from Figs & Ginger is perfect for celebrating

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Ciel, A-List Ethical Fashions

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Ciel, A-List Ethical Fashions

Founded by designer Sarah Ratty, Ciel is a UK-based environmentally conscious fashion label with a festive party style, and a celebrity client list to match -- including Cate Blanchett, Sienna Miller, and

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SPARE TIRE Recycled Bike Tube Belts

SPARE TIRE Recycled Bike Tube Belts

Fashion forward bike aficionados can now make an eco statement with the new Spare Tire Bike Tube Belt designed by Surya Graf. The stylish Spare Tire Belt is constructed out of reclaimed bicycle inner

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Preloved’s Recycled Vintage Couture

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Preloved’s Recycled Vintage Couture

Combining something new with something old, Canadian design house Preloved specializes in turning vintage dress wear into modern recycled fashions. Our Green Room neighbors at Designers & Agents LA

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Sid Vintage Reclaimed Jewelry

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Sid Vintage Reclaimed Jewelry

With the Project Earth Day Eco-Fashion Show less than a week away now, Inhabitat’s Sustainable Style team will be providing its readers with a sneak-peek preview of some of the hottest green fashion to

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