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Eco-Friendly Weddings

Vivienne Westwood Designs Eco-Friendly Wedding Gown for Miss Piggy

Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog might be tying the knot, again. Like a barnyard Liz and Dick, the on-again, off-again couple have been married before—at least twice on The Muppet Show…

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"Two Guys" Recycles Furniture Offcuts Into Wooden Lapel Flowers

Looks like Two Guys is branching out. The same Oklahoma-based company that transforms flooring and furniture offcuts into dapper wooden bow ties has twigged onto a line of lapel flowers…

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Actress Keira Knightley "Recycles" Her Wedding Dress...Thrice!

Good intentions be damned; few women live up to their pledges to wear their bridesmaids’ dresses “again,” let alone their wedding gowns. British actress Keira…

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Do Amore: Eco-Friendly Wedding Rings That Provide Clean Water for Life

Want to commit to more than each other on your wedding day? Pledge your troth with Do Amore, an eco-friendly jeweler that funds clean-water projects with every wedding band or…

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11 Offbeat Wedding Dresses to Spice Up Your Eco-Friendly Nuptials

IN THE BAG Stephanie Watson had her wedding gown in the bag—the bread bag, that is. The Australian fashion designer whipped up her gown using 10,000 bread tags that she collected over…

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Aussie Bride Creates Wedding Gown From 10,000 Recycled Bread-Bag Clips

Stephanie Watson’s wedding gown has something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue covered. The recent bride’s multicolored dress was made of 10,000 bread tags…

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Michigan Web Designer Turns Canadian Quarter into a Wedding Ring

Making a ring from pocket change may be an old-hat concept by now, but for a web designer with no metalworking experience to take on the task of outfitting his fiancée? Now that takes…

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A Gothic Wedding Dress, Made From Thousands of Paper Feathers

Dana Jasinkevica and Dita Enikova’s wedding dress is a page from a gothic fairy tale come to life. The two Latvian fashion students created Swan in Oil.Before and After from more…

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Leanne Marshall Brings Bridal Bliss to Spring 2013 New York Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre No blue-dyed hands here at Leanne Marshall’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection show at New York Fashion Week on Saturday. Even though the Season 5…

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Bona Drag Offers Gothic Romance for the Conscious Bride-to-Be

FINE ROMANCE Among the gems are Mara Hoffman’s first-ever ready-to-wear bridal dresses, including a hand-beaded, Grecian goddess-inspired gown that Wojner says “should be…

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Crafty Bride Hand-Knits Her Wedding Gown for Less Than £200

Photos by Jonathan Pow For bride-to-be Lydia Tayler, hunting down the perfect wedding dress took no time at all. Putting it together, however, was a different matter. The owner of a…

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Fair-Trade, Fair-Mined Gold Jewelry Hits U.K. Mass Market

Fair-trade and fair-mined gold jewelry has finally arrived on Britain’s high street. Ernest Jones and Beaverbrooks are the latest jewelers to offer rings bearing the Fairtrade and…

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Nearly Newlywed Lets Brides Buy, Wear, Sell Back Designer Gowns

Photos by Lisa Beggs Nearly Newlywed is putting a green spin on landing the perfect wedding dress. The online boutique, which launched on Wednesday, supplies brides-to-be with a…

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Natalie Portman, Benjamin Millepied Sport Eco-Friendly Wedding Rings at 2012 Oscars

Photos by A.M.P.A.S. Looks like Meryl Streep, Colin and Livia Firth, Kenneth Branagh, and Missi Pyle weren’t the only celebs wearing green on the Oscar red carpet. Award-winning…

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Priscilla of Boston Defaces Unsold Wedding Gowns With Spray Paint

Photos by Sheila Roth for Fox 9 News Priscilla of Boston, best known for creating Grace Kelly’s yellow organdy bridesmaid dresses, is no more. But the 65-year-old bridal chain…

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101 Hilarious Ways to Reuse Your Ex-Wife's Wedding Dress

PLAYING DRESS UP “When all of this started, I had no idea where it would lead,” Cotter writes in the introduction of his book. Walking by the empty closet several times a…

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Minna Debuts Vintage-Inspired Wedding Gowns For Eco-Chic Brides

A FINE ROMANCE Hepburn decided to launch a dedicated bridal collection after noticing a demand from her clientele. “Our customers started wearing our dresses and sending us some…

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Bride Dons 127-Year-Old Wedding Gown Worn by Her Great-Great-Grandmother

Rinaldi’s grandparents, John and Jean Shellito FAMILY TRADITION “I always knew I wanted to wear the dress; I even tried it on when I was a little girl,” Rinaldi tells the…

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