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17

May

When Marisa Lynch lost her job last year, she went looking for a project and found it: 365 days. 365 pieces of clothing. $365. She started her blog, New Dress A Day, and began transforming frightening thrift-store finds into envy-worthy fashions for just a dollar a day.

For the entire year Lynch didn’t do any traditional clothes shopping, which means none of her items contributed to the loss of energy or raw materials required to produce new garments. Although her 365-day project is over, Lynch is still giving second life to old muumuus and prom dresses.
9 bloggers’ yearlong green journeys

When Marisa Lynch lost her job last year, she went looking for a project and found it: 365 days. 365 pieces of clothing. $365. She started her blog, New Dress A Day, and began transforming frightening thrift-store finds into envy-worthy fashions for just a dollar a day.

For the entire year Lynch didn’t do any traditional clothes shopping, which means none of her items contributed to the loss of energy or raw materials required to produce new garments. Although her 365-day project is over, Lynch is still giving second life to old muumuus and prom dresses.

9 bloggers’ yearlong green journeys

04

Jan


 ‘Downton Abbey’ actresses recycle, wear vintage 



Elizabeth McGovern and Michelle Dockery return to TV in third season of Brit hit.
Elizabeth McGovern and Michelle Dockery return to TV in third season of Brit hit.

05

Feb

Thrifting 101: How to find great furnitureYou can find beautiful, secondhand furniture for reasonable prices — if you know how (and where) to look.

Thrifting 101: How to find great furniture
You can find beautiful, secondhand furniture for reasonable prices — if you know how (and where) to look.

04

Nov

Remember when VCRs were a novelty? How about cellphones as big (and heavy) as a brick? Check out these now-vintage videos.

Remember when VCRs were a novelty? How about cellphones as big (and heavy) as a brick? Check out these now-vintage videos.

04

Oct

This girl’s got style!When Marisa Lynch lost her job last year, she went looking for a project and found it: 365 days. 365 pieces of clothing. $365. She started her blog, New Dress A Day, and began transforming frightening thrift-store finds into envy-worthy fashions for just a dollar a day. For the entire year Lynch didn’t do any traditional clothes shopping, which means none of her items contributed to the loss of energy or raw materials required to produce new garments. Although her 365-day project is over, Lynch is still giving second life to old muumuus and prom dresses, and this year she’s accepting donations from her readers and making over their worse fashion finds.

This girl’s got style!
When Marisa Lynch lost her job last year, she went looking for a project and found it: 365 days. 365 pieces of clothing. $365. She started her blog, New Dress A Day, and began transforming frightening thrift-store finds into envy-worthy fashions for just a dollar a day.
 
For the entire year Lynch didn’t do any traditional clothes shopping, which means none of her items contributed to the loss of energy or raw materials required to produce new garments. Although her 365-day project is over, Lynch is still giving second life to old muumuus and prom dresses, and this year she’s accepting donations from her readers and making over their worse fashion finds.

23

Sep

The sustainable fashion trend has inspired a variety of eco-conscious   designers — from those who create organic cotton garments to those who   upcycle vintage items into fresh frocks. But, as with all trends, there   are some who take things a little too far. Would you don a  dress of  expired condoms or accessorize with jewelry made from human  teeth? Take a  look at some of our bizarrely sustainable fashion finds  and you just  might be inspired to green your own wardrobe … but  perhaps you should pass on making your own roadkill accessories.
14 examples of eco-fashion gone too far

The sustainable fashion trend has inspired a variety of eco-conscious designers — from those who create organic cotton garments to those who upcycle vintage items into fresh frocks. But, as with all trends, there are some who take things a little too far. Would you don a dress of expired condoms or accessorize with jewelry made from human teeth? Take a look at some of our bizarrely sustainable fashion finds and you just might be inspired to green your own wardrobe … but perhaps you should pass on making your own roadkill accessories.

14 examples of eco-fashion gone too far

09

Aug

20

Apr

Are you handy with a needle and thread? If so, go green like Marisa Lynch and instead of buying new clothes, simply transform muumuus and bridesmaid dresses into envy-worthy fashions.
Check out these other inspiring green journeys from the blogosphere.

Are you handy with a needle and thread? If so, go green like Marisa Lynch and instead of buying new clothes, simply transform muumuus and bridesmaid dresses into envy-worthy fashions.

Check out these other inspiring green journeys from the blogosphere.

13

Jan

28

Dec

Here’s one of our favorite stories of 2010: This woman upcycled 365 dresses and created an eco-chic wardrobe for just $1 a day.

Here’s one of our favorite stories of 2010: This woman upcycled 365 dresses and created an eco-chic wardrobe for just $1 a day.