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Some things are better the second time around. Case in point: Ecoist’s collection of fashion accessories designed and made entirely from repurposed Coke Cola labels. Ecoist sources its raw materials from Coke manufacturers in Peru (rescuing the misprinted or discontinued), and local artisans weave labels into a variety of bags and clutches. Check out the […]

I confess that despite having a mad green streak, I’ve only been able to remember to “B.Y.O.B.” when my “B” is functional and pretty. Maybe you’ve got the same problem? If so I’ve created this groovy guide to fab shopping gear: for guys and gals, in lots of styles. Face it: it’s hotter than plastic […]

FLASHBACK | Project Runway, Season 3 — The Dog Challenge. Heidi Klum tells the show’s designers they will be designing for one of fashion’s hottest accessories. The designers (and viewers like me) try to predict “said accessory,” but it’s not until we see the inimitable Tim Gunn walking awkwardly over a knoll in Central Park […]

Do you know long does it take for a bag to decompose? According to an article by Slate, scientists wager it may take anywhere from 500 to 1,000 years. But since plastic grocery bags have only been around for 50 years, it’s anyone’s guess. They are the “mystery meat” of the landfill. All that plastic–not […]

Thanks to Fab Green reader Carly for turning us on to these sporty, sun-powered bags and portable chargers by Reware. The Juice Bag (shown above) gets is “juice” from the sun, thanks to thin, flexible solar panels stitched to the bag’s exterior. Perfect for charging up mp3 players, cell phones, PDA’s and digital cameras while […]

Calling London’s fashionable and socially conscious set: People Tree is holding annual Fashion Made Fair Sample Sale, a four-day fest of coveted fair trade fashion for guys and gals that starts today at 6pm. What: High style, fair trade fashion samples and past season stock Where: Studio 95, Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, East London When: […]

These gorgeous boho chic purses and clutches by Piece Lilly are crafted from recycled and vintage fabrics. Designer Jennifer Farrington and business partner April Kline launched the label in 2004. They source fine fabrics from estate sales, flea markets and thrift shops and piece together ingenious pattern-on-pattern styles. Available at Piece Lilly’s Etsy Shop.

Ok, I’m not a gal who fawns over a pair of Jimmy Choo shoes but if you are, here’s a way to take a greener turn the next time you indulge in a little retail therapy: Revival Boutique. This charming New York atelier brims with gently worn, of-the-moment, high-end designer shoes, bags, gowns, suits and […]

Jezebelle Cami, enamore, £75.00 This gorgeous camisole is made from soft lemon soya jersey trimmed with black ribbon and lace. Each piece is made to order in the UK, please allow up to 21 days for delivery. Matching pieces available include hot pants and eye mask. Vintage Hemp Floral Hand Bag, enamore, £65.00 Shoulder bag […]

TGIF…Here are some fabulous fashion finds to cap off your week… LACE EMBRACED Daphne Dress by Pearl Lowe, RRP £695.00 Made with vintage lace, handmade in the UK Spotted at ecobtq A HOT LITTLE DISH Necklace by The Broken Plate Made from recycled dishware Spotted at Modish ARMED & FABULOUS Lady Olive Bag by jack&marjorie […]