Site Meter

Eco-Friendly Outerwear

7 Eco-Friendly Raincoats to Weather April Showers

CAPED CRUSADER Designed by the Providence-based company that bears the same name, Cleverhood is a high-performance rain cape manufactured in the Northeast from waterproof yet breathable…

Read More >

Kolon Sport's Survival "Life Tech" Jacket Includes Wearable Wind Turbine

Headed out on an extreme adventure, you’ll want to be outfitted with latest and greatest in jackets to protect you from the elements. The Life Tech Jacket designed by Seymourowell…

Read More >

LED-Embellished "Supaheroe" Jacket Helps Cyclists Stay Visible at Night

Innovative wearables firm, Utope has recently developed a waterproof jacket with integrated electronics and lighting to make you more visible at night. The Sporty Supaheroe Jacket…

Read More >

Made of Organic Cotton, N2R's Hydro Jacket is Water-, Wind-Resistant

Finding a good water-resistant jacket is a difficult prospect in itself, but finding one that is organic too is downright impossible. Which is why Luca Sburlati of N2R set out to make a…

Read More >

Loomstate Designs Environment-Inspired Panda Helmet for the NFL

Loomstate just put the “fantasy” into “fantasy football.” Together with 48 of its fellow Council of Fashion Designers of America members, the ethical clothing…

Read More >

Finch Designs Recycles Plastic Bottles Into Rain Capes, Swimsuits

Sustainable design may not be synonymous with the fashion industry in China, but two designers are seeking to change that by creating playful stylish designs from recycled plastic…

Read More >

"Mamoris" Chair Transforms Into a Noggin-Protecting Emergency Helmet

“Mamoris” is the chair you’ll want to be sitting on in case of an earthquake. The brain—pun intended—child of Japanese industrial-design firms Znug and Poplife,…

Read More >

Sylvia Heisel Turns Eco-Technical Fabrics Into Street-Chic Clothing

Does recycling plastic sometimes feel like a chore? Heisel’s Tyvek mini-dress makes plastic’s life cycle fun. With its short hemline and geometric print, the dress is a stretch from…

Read More >

Shape-Changing Hunting Jackets Embody Plight of Endangered Animals

HUNTER OR HUNTED? People have been wearing animal skins since time immemorial, Chhabra reminds us. Before the invention of khaki and camouflage, men donned tiger pelts and bearskins to…

Read More >

Gwyneth Paltrow, Ecoalf Collaborate on Recycled Vest, Backpack

Looks like Will.i.am isn’t the only celebrity dabbling in clothing made from post-consumer materials. Following on the heels of the hip-hop artist’s “Eckocycle”…

Read More >

Biodegradable "Garments for the Grave" Let You Enter the Afterlife in Style

DRESSING THE DEAD “The body is a gift,” Interlandi explains in the October 2013 issue Wired. “It’s a bag of nutrients and water and protein. When you place it…

Read More >

Belle Helmets Creates Hand-Painted Designs for Every Cyclist's Personality

When on a bicycle, safety is of paramount importance. Danielle Baskin’s line of hand-painted, graphic helmets allows riders to showcase their good sense. Her company, Belle…

Read More >

Fos: An Affordable, Wearable LED Display System to Help You Stay Visible

Turn signals don’t come standard on a bike and arm waving can be misunderstood, but a live-action LED wearable display on your pack or your back gives a clear signal how…

Read More >

Swella's Upcycled Jackets Provide Warmth, Food, Water for Communities

The brain behind the designs is founder Ann Chen, who put these values at the core of the company with the overall hope of empowering vulnerable communities through sales and donations.…

Read More >

"Walking Shelter" is a Full-Size Tent You Can Store in a Pair of Sneakers

Talk about packing light. “Walking Shelter” is a one-person shelter that tucks away into a pair of sneakers. The brainchild of Sibling, a design collective based in…

Read More >

AGU's Ladies' Jacket Transforms Into a Rain Poncho Even While Cycling

The convertible SEQ Urban Coat by AGU fits both fashion and function, transforming into a rain poncho perfect for biking. With the belief that bicyclists should not have to buy a…

Read More >

More Macho Than Fur? This Bizarre Coat is Made Entirely of Male Chest Hair

We doubt if a phone call to PETA would result in a protest response to a new “fur” coat made entirely from millions of male chest hairs (yes, it’s true and no, men were not…

Read More >

Australian Designer Turns Salvaged Paintings Into Sci-Fi-Inspired Jackets

SALVAGED CHIC Appropriately, Pezzano named his collection “Apparition.” “I like that the fabric was found and has a unique history, that [the jackets] are one-off,…

Read More >