Eco Designer Carrie Parry Wins the Green Fashion Competition at Amsterdam Fashion Week

Eco Chic

Eco-Chick fave Carrie Parry (check out Haley’s coverage of her F/W 2011 collection here ) has just won the 15,000 Euro prize at Amsterdam Fashion Week for her latest collection. “It feels amazing to be honored by such a prestigious group whose goals in advancing sustainable fashion are so matched with my own,” says Parry. Fair Fashion Featured

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Eco Designer Carrie Parry Wins the Green Fashion Competition at Amsterdam Fashion Week

Eco Chic

Eco-Chick fave Carrie Parry (check out Haley’s coverage of her F/W 2011 collection here ) has just won the 15,000 Euro prize at Amsterdam Fashion Week for her latest collection. “It feels amazing to be honored by such a prestigious group whose goals in advancing sustainable fashion are so matched with my own,” says Parry. Fair Fashion Featured

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NOW Showcase 2010: Green Fashion and Accessories for Fall/Winter 2010

Eco Chic

Friend, Designer Kizzy Jai Knight of Jai and Eileen Moran of Origin 23 eco fashion sales representation. The NOW Showcase was bigger and better than ever this year, proving that eco fashion is one of the areas of the apparel industry that’s healthy and growing. Tags: Uncategorized designer eco fashion Fashion NYC

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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

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The post Reducing Your Carbon Footprint appeared first on Green Living Guy. Devastating wildfire seasons, super hurricanes and rising sea levels. The news is filled with the horrible consequences of human impact on the environment.

5 Cool eco-Friendly Gift Items for a Timeless Party Look

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The post 5 Cool eco-Friendly Gift Items for a Timeless Party Look appeared first on Green Living Guy. Eco Friendly Products going green green business Green Fashion green living green products eco-friendly gifts plastic free sustainable fashion

Simple Home Improvement Creating a Guide for Sustainable Homes

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The post Simple Home Improvement Creating a Guide for Sustainable Homes appeared first on Green Living Guy. Your Starter Guide To Sustainable Living Why You Should Shift With A Guide To Sustainable Living!

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The Green Buzz: Friday, March 8

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Today we’re buzzing about everything from global warming to green fashion. Fashionistas can go green with “zero-deforestation” handbags. Climate Change Environmental News Global Warming The Green Buzz daily news deforestation environmental news fashion frogs global warming green fashion green news invasives Los Angeles Times Mongabay NY Times polar bear polar bear poaching scientist Treehugger US driving commute

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Companies we Love: Blue Q designs

Green Living Ideas

Green Living Ideas was not compensated in anyway for this post by Blue Q or anyone else… we just fell in love with them and wanted to share! . Eco Friendly Fashion and Beauty Green Inspirations eco-fashion green fashion handbagsI recently came across Blue Q - which makes the cutest STUFF ever. And by stuff, I mean bags, wallets, pencil cases, lotion, gum, lamps, magnets, tee-shirts, and so.much.more.

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So 2012: Warm Up in White this Winter (and Autumn), Sustainably of Course!

Eco Chic

Fair Fashion eco fashion green fashion sustainable sustainable clothingOur verdict is in. White is the new black this season. And we aren’t the only ones; check out this gorgeous Pinterest board of winter-white runway looks here , and Lucky Mag’s take on the trend ). But this angelic color is more than just a passing fancy; white is eternally cool, uberversatile and flattering on any gal when done right.

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Wearable garden vest is nourished by wearer’s own urine

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Well, we’ve got the season’s eco-fashion garment for you — a wearable garden vest that thrives on your urine. With the potential to grow up to 40 crops, the green vest is irrigated by urine filtered through reverse osmosis. The living ecosystem layer is made up of plants, including herbs, greens, fruits, vegetables, legumes and fungi, that require sun and water as inputs. Are you looking to spruce up your wardrobe this spring?

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Eco Fashion Makeover: Sex & the City, Sustainable Style!

Eco Chic

Traffic-stopping fashion never looked so good! Tags: Uncategorized cri de coeur eco fashion Fashion Me Green green fashion Greta Eagan jonano made by survivors SATC 2 summer fashion 2010 sustainable style SATC 2 Sustainable Style. The second Sex and the City Movie was a much anticipated style forecaster. Now, hot summer days are heating up the summer street scene and the cast of SATC was no exception!

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Eco Chic Weekly: July 30, 2009

Eco Chic

Eco Chic Weekly is a digest that features the best of the best in green fashion and beauty blogging. Eco Fashion World scoops on some fabulous eco fashion sales! Green Lashes and Fashion has a wonderful post about the virtues of the maxi dress. Heart of Green has discovered Ya Living scarves. Check out the survey results on The Green Girls.

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Bedouin Home-Spun Woolen Rugs On Show In Milan

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More on eco-fashion and design in the Middle East: Ikea Increases Israeli Design Awareness, But What About Sustainable Design? Scentual Natural Perfumes That Won’t Turn You A Puckish Shade Of Green. Fashion & Design Bedouin eco design green design Negev Desert sustainable design

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Honest By Clothing Reveals its 100% Transparent Fashion Line

Green Prophet

Honest By’s “transparent” green fashions leave nothing to hide. Finding companies that make environmentally friendly fashion products used to be difficult; but now more and more companies are producing such clothing that even is appeasing purchasers who are restricted by religious requirements of modesty and simplicity. More articles on green clothing issues: Israel’s Maccabi Soccer Uniforms by Nike are Made From 13 Recycled Plastic Bottles.

Vegetable leather grown in a laboratory is the future of fashion

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Asmita Prasad: The demand for organic clothing has been rising steadily over the years though cotton-based clothes continue to dominate the green fashion landscape outrunning worthy rivals like jute and bamboo-based fabrics. By mixing sugar with a green tea solution in a large bathtub and adding a hint of yeast to it, Lee obtains a compact leather-like layer of material that can be used as fabric to make clothes.

Ecco Ukka Weaves Love, Magic and Recycled Materials into Fabric Jewelry

Green Prophet

Ecco Ukka’s funky fabric jewelry pieces are green, fashion forward, and comfy all at the same time. It’s not easy to make it cool to be green. Occasionally a handful of eco designers make it to the high ranks of haute couture (as is the case with Lebanese designer Ziad Ghanem ), and we hope that they keep bringing high eco fashion to the world. She saw the waste that the fashion industry generated and decided to take action.

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Hunter Green: a biodegradable watch for a planet living on borrowed time

Green Prophet

Enter Hunter Green. Isn’t that what green fashion is all about? Into the Hunter Green watches you’ve also got an organic cotton and cork (a very sustainable renewable resource) strap. He tells Green Prophet: “I have a background in the Film/TV industry as a Designer and Graphic Producer. “I have a design background, so I started designing… Hunter Green was born.” Fund Hunter Green watches here on Kickstarter.

Bring It To The People Eco Fashion Pop Up Store in SoHo, NYC

Eco Chic

New York’s best independent fashion labels will make their collections available to the people in a collaborative pop-up shop. The participating labels are at the forefront of the industry and have been recognized by some of the most prestigious fashion awards: Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation, The Green Fashion Competition, and Innovation USA. Fair Fashion

How to go green with eco-friendly clothing

Green Prophet

Well, first and foremost–it’s going green! You can choose to go green through your clothing, as well. And, I’m not trying to diminish going green. It doesn’t have to be all or nothing–baby steps are fine, as long as you continue to build upon what you have learned about going green. So, let’s talk about eco-friendly friendly fashion, okay? As you can see, eco-fashion has come a long way.

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Eco Chick Talks Importance of Non-Toxic Beauty with Veria Living (Huge Giveaway, too!)

Eco Chic

Eco Chick is the Internet’s first site covering green fashion and beauty for women, and since launching in 2005, we’ve continued to cover, and be a reliable resource for the best, non-toxic beauty products out there. Health Is Beauty Worldchanging Women Eco Beauty green makeup non toxic beauty Veria Living wellnessvideo platform video management video solutions video player Last week we shared the first video in a series of interviews we did with Veria Living. (We

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Making an Ecosexual Stink about Komen’s ‘Promise Me’ Perfume

Green Prophet

An ecosexual revolution will gain the necessary traction when enough people recognize the inherent value of greening their personal and intimate lives, one vibrator , lipstick, bubble bath, massage oil, sanitary hygiene, condom , lubricant and bottle of perfume at a time. Just to be clear, that’s a truncated list of ways everyone reading this can be kinder to their somatic and erotic selves; being an ecosexual is actually fairly easy, green and consummately pleasurable.).

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Recycled Polyester And More Responsible Performance Wear

Eco Friendly Daily

However, this video outlines how Patagonia hopes eventually to make all of their clothing organic, recycled, and generally green. See Also: How To Be Hip In Green Fashion. At last, the clothing that allows us to enjoy the great outdoors in comfort and style is being made with the Earth in mind. It only seems natural that these companies should make eco-friendly products, but apparently it took some time and thought to come up with the idea.

“Leharia” by Carrie Parry: Easy-to-Wear Eco Fashion for Fall/Winter 2012

Eco Chic

Eco fashion designer Carrie Parry’s eponymous line has always been about practical, fashionable clothing for women of the world. And we aren’t the only ones recognizing the line’s style and sustainability; first Carrie Parry won the Green Fashion Competition at Amsterdam fashion week , and now her online store is filled with the perfect for work or play separates she is known for.

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What’s Next: Digging our way through to the future of Hydroponics!

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It can be used indoors and will light up your home in a brilliant green fashion with its spectacular look, along with offering a fresh green environment. B.Sameer Kumar: Decoding Hydroponics. Hydroponic gardening is the method of cultivating plants that does away with soil. In this technique plants are grown inside greenhouses, which sport controlled environments and use water as a medium of cultivation along with rich minerals and nutrients.

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Go Green for the Green Holiday

Eco Friendly Daily

Admitting that you buy cheap plastic partyware is the first step toward going green this March 17. Whether you like to have a laid back party at home or an all out bash traveling from bar to bar, there are steps you can take to add more green to your Irish jig. Or incorporate the green theme in your food by loading up vegetables and making colorful cupcakes or Jell-O for dessert. Add green to your wardrobe by dressing up clothing you already own. Green Tips

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Green Shoes Hit Mainstream at Payless ShoeSource

Eco Friendly Daily

The move is in coordination with the brand to position itself as a discount retailer of new brands while leading the movement in the market place to provide green options to its consumers. If you’re wondering how much the shoes are going to cost you, you’ll be happy to know that the price point on their shoes isn’t going-up at all, just because they’re green. The new line will be the first-ever line of affordable green footwear, and it doesn’t stop there.

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Afingo Fashion Forum at FIT: Sustainability and Philanthropy

Eco Chic

The panel, with its diverse composition of authors, entrepreneurs, executives and designers, mainly reviewed familiar, even comfortable, themes in eco fashion today, such as marketing a green label and educating consumers. The most engaging insights included a consideration of the standards to which any fashion brand, eco or otherwise, must hold itself, as well as a call for improved labeling for consumers. In fashion, isn’t it just as much who you know?

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How High Can You Bid at Christie’s? Making A Bid To Save The Earth 2011

Eco Chic

March 29 will mark the second annual Christie’s green auction and a new collaboration with Vogue. While Christie’s New York will be putting up on the auction block big-ticket fine arts, collectibles, and extravagant experience packages, Vogue will be unveiling a Runway to Green fashion show of Fall 2011 eco styles by 20 notable designers. Vogue’s Runway to Green collection will also be available online for purchase on NET-A-PORTER following the runway debut.

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Rock the Reactors Event at Hiro Ballroom, July 15th

Eco Chic

Model/green makeup artist May Lindstrom holding Philips’s new EnduraLED 60 bulb for McGraw-Hill’s Green Lighting book in their Green Guru Guide series. Meet Seth Leitman and Brian Howard, the authors of Green Lighting , McGraw-Hill’s new book in their Green Guru Guide series during the Rock The Reactors benefit at the Hiro Ballroom in New York City on July 14, Bastille Day, 88th 9th Av.

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Little White Dress Challenge: Day One! Super Simple White & Grey

Eco Chic

In March I was inspired by a fantastical project I discovered via the green fashion queen Summer Rayne Oakes. For about the next three weeks I’ll be fashioning the Little White Dress shown here. She was participating in the Uniform Project for a month. The Uniform Project was founded in 2009 by Sheena Matheiken when she decided to don a little black dress for 365 days in order to raise awareness for sustainability and as a fundraiser to support the Akanksha Foundation.

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Eco Chic Weekly: August 14, 2009

Eco Chic

Eco Chic Weekly compiles the best of the best in green fashion and beauty blogging each week. Please feel free to copy and use this post on your blog with a link back to Fashion, Evolved. Learn about 5 Cheap & Easy Ways to Green Your Wardrobe on Eco Fashion World. Celebrate Vintage Week with Green Grechen’s post on How to Shop for Vintage Fashion. Green Lashes and Fashion has gone on a mission to find the Best Vintage Skirts!

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Saudi Arabia Goes “Green” To Celebrate National Day

Green Prophet

Saudis raise flags and wear green to celebrate 81 years of their eco-kingdom. And on the 23rd of September, Saudi Arabia takes this National Day as a great reason to decorate their streets in a renewable green. People living in Saudi agree that ‘green’ is king of all the colours as even though the festivities are over, we still see children dressed in green t-shirts, cars painted green, and green lights illuminating buildings at night.

8 Ethical Boutiques to Hit Up for Holiday Shopping

Eco Chic

One of our favorite brands blurring the line between eco-friendly and fashion is Mr. Larkin , an eco-conscious label and boutique that goes beyond the athletic wear and tee-shirts commonly associated with the green fashion movement. Along with doing business out of a LEED-certified green building in New York City, Ethica is also proud to offer eco-friendly packaging and carbon-neutral shipping. Getting gifts is awesome, but getting gifts for your friends and family?

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Eco Chic Weekly – August 29, 2009

Eco Chic

Learn how to make ethical fashion choices and upcycle your existing wardrobe this week on Green Girls Global. Check out the Eco Fashion World interview with Maroussia Rebecq, founder of the Andrea Crews Collective. Eco-Chick has rounded up some Eco Fashion News from around the web! Green Grechen discusses the impacts of milk silk. Want to see some of the best organic fashion on sale today? Green Lashes and Fashion has a round up!

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Eco Fashion News of the Week: August 28, 2009

Eco Chic

Related posts: Style, Naturally: Summer Rayne Oakes' Guide to Green Fashion and Beauty for Every Woman (Not Just Greenies!) Treehugger’s reporting that Hanes is going to start making their inexpensive undies from hemp ? Awesome! But Why now?

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Eco Chic Weekly: August 6, 2009

Eco Chic

Eco Chic Weekly compiles the best of the best in green fashion and beauty blogging each week. Please feel free to copy and use this post on your blog with a link back to Fashion, Evolved. Watch a Green Girls exclusive interview with eco-haute couture designer Leila Hafzi and the dazzling U.S. Feelgood Style introduces us to the upcycled fashions from Taxi CDC. Green Grechen has discovered Angel Court Revamped Jewelry!

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Eco Chic Weekly 8/29/09

Eco Chic

Eco Chic Weekly compiles the best of the best in green fashion and beauty blogging each week. Please feel free to copy and use this post on your blog with a link back to Fashion, Evolved. Learn how to make ethical fashion choices and upcycle your existing wardrobe this week on Green Girls Global. Check out the Eco Fashion World interview with Maroussia Rebecq, founder of the Andrea Crews Collective. Green Grechen discusses the impacts of milk silk.

Eco Chic Weekly 8/21/09

Eco Chic

Eco Chic Weekly compiles the best of the best in green fashion and beauty blogging each week. Please feel free to copy and use this post on your blog with a link back to Fashion, Evolved. The Green Model Search is on at Green Girls Global. Check out the Eco Fashion World interview with Pivot shop owner Jessa Brinkmeyer. Check out Green Grechen’s roundup of Eco Fashion Deals and Steals this week.

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Eco Chic

The Green Model Search is on at Green Girls Global. Check out the Eco Fashion World interview with Pivot shop owner Jessa Brinkmeyer. Check out Green Grechen’s roundup of Eco Fashion Deals and Steals this week. Green Lashes and Fashion has Ten Vintage Vegan Bags you don’t want to miss! Planet Green has Five Free Ways to Reverse Summer Skin and Hair Damage. The Green Girls write about Green-Minded Skin this week.

It Was A Sustainable Fashion’s Night Out!

Eco Chic

To kick off a green Fashion Week, EcoSalon was pleased to co-host a (Sustainable) Fashion’s Night Out party Thursday, September 8th in partnership with New York’s Textile Arts Center, Of Rags , and the New York City Fair Trade Coalition. While we were all there to shop and support eco fashion and participate in Fashion’s Night Out, of course, these two editors have to say it: Damn if we don’t have some good looking’ readers.

A Few Of My Favorite Things: A Look Inside John Patrick Organic

Eco Chic

John Patrick has been doing this for decades; long before it was the green thing to do. An absolute love of every detail of the process is why he closely watched over every seam and button and knew everyone in the factories and specialty shops in NYC’s Fashion District. In 2008 he was a finalist for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award. The press sat up and took notice because finally organic fashion had a legitimate designer giving it its due.

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2011 Health and Happiness Resolutions from the Eco Chick Team!

Eco Chic

As we roll into our sixth year of publishing this little blog dedicated to all the fabulous green fashion and living ideas out there, I look back over thousands of posts (some of them quite controversial!) African sun by Haley Sherif. Happy 2011 to the Eco Chick community! with a huge smile on my face. Thanks for reading, commenting, buying my book and supporting this amazing project; let’s all make 2011 the year of reaching joyfully towards our next goals!

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Heroines for the Planet: Jill Danyelle, Eco Interior Designer

Eco Chic

She has triumphed as a therapist, eco-fashion designer and green fashion writer, and with hobbies that include art, photography and travel, it seems apropos that interior design would transform into her next business venture. Lindsay : You started your career as an occupational therapist, then studied fashion design with a focus on ecology. Jill Danyelle is, quite simply, too talented to fail.

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