Eco-Friendly Accessories

NeuroKnitting Creates Personalized Scarves Based on Your Brainwaves

You already knew that you could wear your heart on your sleeve, but what about your brain on your neck? Artists Varvara Guljajeva and Mar Canet have teamed up with researcher Sebastian…

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Lily Cole Debuts Wild Rubber Jewelry That Benefits Amazon Rainforest

WILD ABOUT RAINFORESTS Cole’s collection, available exclusively at online retailer Stylistpick.com, isn’t your typical vanity project. The 25-year-old threw herself into the…

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Ukrainian Carpenter Carves Functioning Watches Entirely From Wood

Danevych’s amazing idea took time to take shape. The carpenter – who comes from a family of craftsmen – had no watchmaking training at all, but after studying the…

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Thread & Loom's Fairly Hand-Loomed Bags Fund Girls' Education in India

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre Socially-driven accessories company, Thread & Loom introduces itself to the world with a line of handbags that make for the perfect spring and…

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Livia Firth, Chopard Unveil Ethical Jewelry Collaboration at Cannes

This year’s red carpet for the Cannes Film Festival might as well turn green. In a collaboration with the Alliance for Responsible Mining, the sculptor of Cannes’ iconic and…

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Hot Pop Factory Debuts World's First 3D-Printed Wooden Jewelry

Extruded plastic baubles not your thing? Rapid-prototype firm Hot Pop Factory just unveiled the world’s first three-dimensionally printed wooden necklaces. Named after the…

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Buy One of Activyst's L.A.-Made Gym Bags, Help a Girl Play Sports

GIRL POWER But evidence abounds that sports participation reaps benefits beyond improving one’s fitness. Studies consistently demonstrate, for instance, that a girl who plays…

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Halle Berry, Michael Kors Design Unisex Watches to Fight World Hunger

Actress and fashion icon Halle Berry has teamed up with star designer Michael Kors in a battle against world hunger. The duo have designed a pair of watches for Kors’ campaign…

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Angelina Jolie's Jewelry Line Will Fund Girls' Schools in Afghanistan

Photo by cinemafestival/Shutterstock Uber-activist Angelina Jolie plans to open another girls school in Afghanistan, funded by a new jewelry line that will be available this week.…

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Google "Glass" Headset to be Made in the United States

Google will be manufacturing its “Glass” eyewear in Silicon Valley, a move that the Financial Times hails as a “high-profile example of the return of electronics…

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Lumago Designs Turns Landfill Trash Into Wearable Treasures

Photos by Steve De Neef Would you be surprised to find jewelry designers living off a city dump?  Well, meet the women of Lumago Designs, a jewelry company that turns trash to…

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Artist Upcycles Vintage Teeth, Prosthetic Eyes Into Macabre Accessories

Photos by Gosia Janik y Fernando Ocaña Like something out a Terry Gilliam film, FEEAS jewelry by Remedios Vincent creates jewelry from antique medical instruments, porcelain figures,…

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Luis Teixeira Recycles Perfume Bottle Caps Into Interchangeable Rings

Photos by Fabrice Ziegler With their often extravagant forms, perfume bottles are collectors’ pieces in their own right. So why throw them away when their aromatic cargo runs dry?…

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Gucci Debuts World's First "Zero-Deforestation" Leather Handbags

GUCCI’S BETTER LEATHER Thanks to the involvement of the National Wildlife Federation, which verified the collection’s extensive chain of custody, the bags are the…

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Fetch Eyewear Donates 100 Percent of Profits to Animal-Rescue Causes

PET PROJECT Fetch calls itself a small company with a big vision, with a full 100 percent of its corporate proceeds benefiting the Pixie Project. The frames themselves were designed…

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Stella McCartney's Latest Bag is Made From the Wool of Her Own Sheep

No need to wonder about the provenance of the materials found in this tufted-wool tote. Stella McCartney obtained her fibers from a source close to home: the organically—a no doubt…

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Mila Kunis Fronts Gemfields' Line of Ethically Sourced Emerald Jewelry

Looks like Mila Kunis isn’t ready to exit the Emerald City just yet. The Oz the Great and Powerful star has landed a new deal as global brand ambassador for Gemfields, a…

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Google Reportedly Working With Warby Parker to Make "Glass" Stylish

Google is reportedly working with Warby Parker, a popular eyeglass company that sells its trendy wares online, to design “more-fashionable frames” for its…

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