Eco-Friendly Accessories

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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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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