Eco-Friendly Accessories

Brian Garret's Modular 3D-Printed Rings Make Changing Looks a Snap

Wish you could change your look as easily as you change your mind? Brian Garret’s three-dimensionally printed rings are the accessory you need. Each themed edition—choose from…

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Get Kimberly Ovitz's 3D-Printed Jewelry Straight Off the Runway

Fallen in love with the jewelry Kimberly Ovitz feted at New York Fashion Week on Thursday? You don’t have to be a fashion insider to snag them straight off the runway. The…

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"Made in the Dark" Scented Jewelry Helps Blind Artisans Earn a Living

SMELL OF SUCESS The Made in the Dark team worked with the nonprofit Andh Kanya Prakash Group School and the Blind People’s Association in Ahmedabad to develop a unique…

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Billy Wolf's Eco-Friendly Dog Jackets, Bandanas Are Handmade in NYC

DOGGONE IT Billy Wolf stemmed from Drago’s fruitless search for a stylish coat for Cujo, her Chihuahua. Taking to her sewing machine, Drago transformed an old tartan jacket into a…

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Carrie Parry, Kahina Giving Beauty Design Fair-Trade "Pouf" Necklace

Carrie Parry and Kahina Giving Beauty are doubling your pleasure with a collaboration that benefits education for girls in need. The Brooklyn-based designer and the organic skincare…

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Sruli Recht Makes A Creepy Ring With A Strip of His Own Flesh

Sruli Recht’s Autumn/Winter 2013 menswear collection has plenty to delight and astonish: polygonal militia jackets derived from walnut wood, sweaters composed of unwound lambswool…

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"Two Guys" Craft Bow Ties From Reclaimed Wood, Fabric

SNAP ONE ONE Two Guys began when, well, two guys named Adam Teague and Tim Paslay came up short in their quest for the perfect bow tie. Turning to wood was a “natural…

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Bloon's Picnic Basket Multitasks as Bicycle Pannier, Dining Table

TRIPLE THREAT The Springtime is brainchild of Bloon founder Jeriël Bobbe, a Dutch designer whose passion for “pure and honest materials and the magic of simplicity”…

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The Harbinger Co. Crafts Intricate Bamboo Jewelry in San Francisco

We are already familiar with bamboo as a building material, clothing textile, and food. Versatile and attractive, the grain and texture of the plant makes for beautiful jewelry with a…

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Buy a Pair of Charles Mark & Sons Socks, Donate a Pair to the Homeless

Not everyone is disappointed by socks on Christmas. For homeless people living on the streets, a fresh pair of socks can mean all the difference between healthy feet and infections,…

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Scrubba's Pocket-Size Laundry Bag is World's Smallest Washing Machine

Whether you are traveling with dirty clothes or living in an area without access to electricity, laundry can go from being a chore to a monumental task. Perfect for small loads, the…

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Upcycle Broken Christmas Lights into Sparkly Holiday Accessories

MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES Old Christmas lights Pliers French hooks Necklace chain Jump rings Thumbtack Wire and beads (optional) TO MAKE EARRINGS 1. Remove lights from Christmas…

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Could Vuzix's Smart "Eyepatch" Give Google Glass a Run for Its Money?

Google isn’t the only one trying to make smart glasses the next hot device trend. New York-based Vuzix has just unveiled a hands-free smart device that comes with an integrated…

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Sprout Watches: Cool Watches for a Cool Planet

Because your passion for eco-friendly products shouldn’t stop at fashion, Sprout Watches gives you an eco-timepiece to add to your green wardrobe. After 50 years of making…

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Asha Headscarves Promise Therapeutic Relief for Chemotherapy Patients

A Scottish textile company has developed a range of luxury headscarves designed to help cancer patients cope with the debilitating effects of chemotherapy. More than a way to conceal…

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Saught Upcycles Cambodian Landmines Into Hauntingly Beautiful Jewelry

It is an incredible paradox of human nature that the same hands capable of creating weapons are also able to craft them into symbols of peace and healing.  Jewelry company Saught works…

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Activated-Charcoal Hangers Keep Clothes Fresh Without Laundering

Buying your clothes from ethical and planet-friendly sources is only the beginning. Most life-cycle assessments agree that a garment’s greatest environmental impact comes not from…

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TerraCycle Upcycles Old U.S. Postal Service Bags Into Chic Accessories

TerraCycle has made a name for itself by turning landfill-bound objects into one-of-a-kind accessories, and its newest line of bags is no different. Stitched together from…

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