sustainable style

Win Shadowplay NYC's "Galaxy" Tee, Inspired by Space Travel

Wear your love of space on your sleeve with one of…

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This Jewelry is Made of Recycled Coffee Grounds

Rosalie McMillan doesn’t have to look far for her…

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L'Oreal Plans to Start 3D-Printing Human Skin

Photo by Shutterstock L’Oreal knows that the business of beauty is as much a science as it is an art. Since it nixed animal testing in 2003, the French cosmetic firm has relied on…

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Honest By's Bruno Pieters: "Change Your Mind, Your Shopping List"

“The fact that solutions, real solutions, exist today and they are not being used. People are still giving reasons for not acting more responsibly. But part of my job is to let…

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Watch the Trailer for "The True Cost," a Film About Fashion's Dark Side

Think of The True Cost as the auteur equivalent of the glitter bomb. Set to launch simultaneously across multiple platforms on May 29, the Kickstarter-funded documentary is a bold and…

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These "High Fashion" Ads Contain a Grim Message About Child Labor

HIDDEN MESSAGE On Facebook, the São Paulo agency says the project’s intent isn’t to criticize the fashion industry, but to “draw the attention of the people for a…

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This Fashion Library Lets You Check Out Clothing—Literally

LENA, the Amsterdam-based Fashion Library, was born out of a concern for excessive clothing consumption. LENA co-founder Suzanne Smulders notes that 240 million kilos of clothes are…

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At Least 72 Dead in Footwear-Factory Fire in the Philippines

Photos by Bullit Marquez for Associated Press At least 72 people are dead after a fire ripped through a rubber-slipper factory just north of Manilla in the Philippines, authorities said…

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Sophie Carnell Creates Haunting Jewelry From Salvaged Ocean Trash

MATERIAL HAZARDS Several of the pieces mimic silhouettes found in nature—Carnell’s way of echoing the plight of marine animals, from seabirds to bivalves, who mistake plastic…

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Eileen Fisher Wants to Achieve "100 Percent Sustainability" by 2020

What is the inspiration behind Vision2020 and the motto, “No excuses”? Vision2020 reflects [founder] Eileen [Fisher's] realization about the future of our planet and the people on…

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H&M Breaks Into the Beauty Market With (Fast) "Fashion for the Face"

H&M is making over its beauty aisle. The Swedish retailer announced Tuesday the pending arrival of a new 700-piece collection of cosmetics, body products, and hairstyling tools,…

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Can Modular Design Teach Us to Love Our Clothes Longer?

Rhiannon Hunt is one of a new breed of designer who wants to stem the epidemic of “fast fashion.” The winner of the Sustainable Clothing Action Plan’s inaugural…

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World Wildlife Fund U.K. Wants You to "Wear It Wild" on June 5

The World Wildlife Fund wants you to take a walk on the wild side. The British arm of the environmental nonprofit is challenging individuals, schools, businesses, and communities across…

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Author James Baldwin in 1970: "People Are Drowning in Things"

“I have never accepted the notion that you keep a Cadillac or a yacht or anything at all, except perhaps for convenience. “I have always had a quarrel with this country not…

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Reese Witherspoon Hawks (Mostly) U.S.-Made "Draper James" Line

Add Reese Witherspoon to the burgeoning sisterhood of actresses-turned-lifestyle-curators. Following on the stiletto-clad heels of Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop and Blake Lively’s…

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Timbuk2 CEO Patti Cazzato Wants You to "Buy Less, Buy Better"

San Francisco based Timbuk2 has been producing world-class, customized gear since their humble beginnings in the garage of founder Rob Honeycutt in 1989. Last year we told you about…

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Livia Firth Dresses in Recycled Plastic Bottles at 2015 Met Ball

While other Hollywood players jostled for the cameras at Metropolitan of Art’s Costume Institute Gala in over-the-top couture on Monday night, Livia Firth made a different kind of…

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Celebrate "Star Wars" Day With a DIY Princess Leia Headband

Celebrate Star Wars Day, a.k.a. May the 4th, by recreating Princess Leia’s iconic hairdo. It couldn’t be easier: Simply create two braids with brown yarn, roll them into…

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