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07

Mar

treehugger:

Kooshoo’s sustainable shawl is 12 garments in 1

24

Jan

treehugger:


Seamly makes super versatile garments from salvaged fabric

26

Dec

treehugger:

Cutting-edge fashion for eco-conscious shoppers has a new home on Helpsy.

29

Oct

treehugger:

The spring 2014 collection from Nau is designed with your bike commute in mind. See more here

20

Oct

Are vegan shoes eco-friendly?Get the facts on vegan footwear and put your greenest foot forward.

Are vegan shoes eco-friendly?
Get the facts on vegan footwear and put your greenest foot forward.

02

Aug

unconsumption:

laughingsquid points to this Dress Made From the Pages of an Old Thesaurus: 

Redditor jorimoo, also known as paperbagboris, made a beautifully detailed dress out of an old thesaurus. The dress is lined with fabric with a bodice underneath for support and is covered is hundreds of thesaurus pages. More photos can be found at imgur.

Previous dresses made from books? Oh yes. See here and here.

unconsumption:

laughingsquid points to this Dress Made From the Pages of an Old Thesaurus:

Redditor jorimoo, also known as paperbagboris, made a beautifully detailed dress out of an old thesaurus. The dress is lined with fabric with a bodice underneath for support and is covered is hundreds of thesaurus pages. More photos can be found at imgur.

Previous dresses made from books? Oh yes. See here and here.

06

Jun

'Big Face' animal T-shirts make bold statementThe Mountain’s eco-friendly line of tees that feature in-your-face animal portraits are selling fast.

'Big Face' animal T-shirts make bold statement
The Mountain’s eco-friendly line of tees that feature in-your-face animal portraits are selling fast.

01

Mar

unconsumption:

Don’t Buy Those Expensive Jeans — Lease Them Instead

A new program in the Netherlands helps you eliminate wasteful spending on clothes. Instead of owning a pair of jeans for life, you can now just keep them for a year before you send them back to be recycled so you can try something new. 
Companies normally use a leasing model for durable goods, such as cars or heavy machinery. But Dutch entrepreneur Bert van Son thinks it could have a role for other products, too—like jeans. 
A few weeks ago, Van Son, who owns a small line called Mud Jeans, launched a new service allowing people to rent, rather than buy, his products. He figured that he might not make much money up-front. But it might allow him to gather valuable fabric after use, and perhaps cement loyalty with his customers.

More: Fast Company Co.Exist

unconsumption:

Don’t Buy Those Expensive Jeans — Lease Them Instead

A new program in the Netherlands helps you eliminate wasteful spending on clothes. Instead of owning a pair of jeans for life, you can now just keep them for a year before you send them back to be recycled so you can try something new. 

Companies normally use a leasing model for durable goods, such as cars or heavy machinery. But Dutch entrepreneur Bert van Son thinks it could have a role for other products, too—like jeans.

A few weeks ago, Van Son, who owns a small line called Mud Jeans, launched a new service allowing people to rent, rather than buy, his products. He figured that he might not make much money up-front. But it might allow him to gather valuable fabric after use, and perhaps cement loyalty with his customers.

More: Fast Company Co.Exist

17

Feb

New York Fashion Week 2013 eco fashion roundupGreen clothing brands show what we’ll be wearing when fall and winter comes again.

New York Fashion Week 2013 eco fashion roundup
Green clothing brands show what we’ll be wearing when fall and winter comes again.

14

Jan


 Bradley Cooper in eco-fashion at Golden Globes 



'Silver Linings' star is the first major actor to participate in Livia Firth's 2013 Green Carpet Challenge.
'Silver Linings' star is the first major actor to participate in Livia Firth's 2013 Green Carpet Challenge.