First Princeton Sustainable Fashion Competition: Creative Recycling at Its Best

Eco Chic

The Sustainable Fashion Competition was held at the lovely Princeton Art Museum Galleries. I was lucky enough to be asked to judge Princeton University’s first-ever Sustainable Fashion Competition a few weeks ago, and it was so much fun.

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Israeli Designer Fashions Couture Gown out of Envirosax Reusable Bags

Green Prophet

In some crazy instances, as in the case of EcoGir suits, we see trendy men’s wear made from recycled plastic PET bottles. Fashion & Design design eco-fashion Fashion Israel Israeli Design recycled fashion sustainable fashion

Piece-Meal High Heels Let Wearers Design Their Own Shoes

Green Prophet

When it comes to fashion, and sustainable fashion, shoes may be one of the worst offenders. Not only do shoe fashions change rapidly, but they also tend to wear out faster than our other articles of clothing.

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What Wins the Competition for Most Sustainable Eye Glasses Material – Wood or Human Hair?

Green Prophet

Accessories are the victims of quickly changing trends and fads, and so their unsustainable fashionable-ness makes their ecological sustainability greatly needed. However we have not yet seen designers stare sustainable accessories in the face.

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Change Your Shoes With the Click of a Heel

Green Prophet

Click your heels three times and say: there’s no thing like eco-fashion! Eco designers (and designers who are interested in fun and whimsy) have been tackling the shoe issue for some time, finding ways to make them both more sustainable and versatile.

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Rosh Hashanah 5772 Green Gift Guide for 2011

Green Prophet

Speaking of edible gifts, you may have some foodie friends out there that you want to give delicious yet sustainable presents to for the new year. Fashion is something that keeps on changing, so you may think that it is inherently not sustainable.

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Heroines for the Planet: Livia Firth Fresh From the Oscars

Eco Chic

To say Livia Firth is passionate about greening the fashion industry would be an understatement. Lindsay: I must ask about your bright red gown made using recycled polyester from plastic bottles. Livia: Valentino is another Italian fashion institution and I always loved his work.

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Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Giving

Green Furniture Home Design

Use natural resources in a sustainable fashion. Avoid the plastics, which I know really narrows down your choices, but there are still the staples, the toys we grew up on as kids before all the G.I. In my opinion Christmas gift giving has become insane! For the most part people overspend money they don’t have to buy things that people don’t really need.

Feral Childe: Fine Art Meets Fashion in The Searchers for Spring/Summer 2013

Eco Chic

Yet the independent designer label, Feral Childe , has been serving up a sustainable fashion feast for many a season now, and their ethically-made pieces have proven to be both aesthetically rich as well as stylistically grounding.

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The Future of Fashion? Designing with Mushroom Mycelium

Eco Chic

But packaging materials aren’t the beginning and end of fungi’s potential—some are interested in making fungus fashionable, and not a moment too soon. Even so, as fast fashion has risen, so have more eco-friendly alternatives. ” The post The Future of Fashion?

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Robin Wilson, Interior Decorator to the Kennedys and Clintons, Shares Her Secrets

Eco Chic

We shop with reusable bags, fill up our water bottles, avoid plastic like the plague, purchase beauty products made free of chemicals and we’re now filling up our closets with American designers that are making affordable and sustainable fashion their mantra.

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Sleeping in Sustainable Style

Eco Friendly Daily

Sleeping in Sustainable Style. Jared Skye is an environmental scientist and author of sustainability and self-sufficiency themed media. Sustainable Fashion– Malagasy Style. Recycled Plastic Backpacks. Categories. Garden. Kitchen. New & Exciting.

Sustainability is destroying the Earth

The Green Changemakers

“Very provocative article that make us question what sustainability is really about and what alternatives we actually need to create different systems. Enjoy!” ~ Mabel Don’t talk to me about sustainability. I refuse to sustain the monster. What is it we are trying to sustain?

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