Archive for the ‘Urban Style’ Category

Fans of the late pop artist Andy Warhol take note: Sandy Schimmel’s portraits of the rich and famous can lay claim to one thing Warhol’s canvases can’t. They’ve got a bit of superhero in them: having rescued postcards from the edge, and homeless, post-season Christmas cards from the depths of disposal. Trash to treasure never […]


These jackets by Canadian designer preloved are ideal for guys who like kickin’ it old skool. The line of urban style outerwear gets its edge from salvaged sweaters and crafted into one-of-a-kind pieces (you can actually see the process unfold on video from the homepage). Who knew that dumpster diving would look so totally righteous? […]


For three years, I’ve patiently hunted for a pair of sexy, sustainable knee-high boots and it’s worth the wait. Form & Fauna‘s sporty, sexy look speaks to my inner-tomboy. Sleek racing stripes are a signature in this freshman collection of flats, boots and pumps. Even though they hail from the Fall 2007 collection — they […]


You’d expect a designer who once interned for Vivienne Westwood to veer towards the edgier side of fashion. Vancouver-based designer Nicole Bridger certainly does. But she’s striving to push fashion even further. Described by TheITLists as “edgy eco,” Nicole Bridger’s line has made a splash at B.C.’s Fashion Week. Her design philosophy is simple and […]


It’s always nice to be loved. Thanks N.E.E.T. Magazine for giving Fabulously Green a shout out in their March issue: “These days looking good doesn’t have to get in the way of doing good as Fabulously Green proves. This eco-friendly blog effortlessly rounds up style finds from vegan to vintage for those who believe the […]


If you appreciate the raw, clean lines of industrial style furnishings but wish they didn’t feel so “cold,” then these restyled vintage steel pieces by twenty gauge might just be the thing. A Los Angeles favorite for 12 years, twenty gauge rescues industrial storage and furniture and transforms into clean, classic, funky and functional pieces. […]


Today’s round up of fab fashion around the web is all about high (re)fashion: LOVE THE GREEN YOU’RE IN Avita gets sexy for spring with a collection of tops and dresses made from luxurious recycled cashmeres, silks, and bamboo. Spotted at Treehugger via Fashion Windows A GOOD KIND OF REJECTION “Rejected” threads are ingeniously redesigned […]


American Apparel may be the trendy trailblazer of sweatshop-free tees sweeping the U.S., but London-based Tonic T-Shirts takes eco-street fashion one, two, even three steps further. Tonic Tees are sweatshop-free and certified organic, not to mention it offers a line of irreverent, eyecatching graphic prints in addition to colorful unprinted blanks: Tonic offers co-ed versions […]


Thought it would be fun to start a weekly Fab Friday feature of hot green style finds spotted around the web. A little design inspiration for the weekend. Enjoy! Stenciled Seats by Zaishu. Inspired by Japanese slot-construction design, the Aussie Zaishu design team use plantation grown wood veneer, water based inks and varnish to create […]


Loyal FabGreen readers know what a huge fan I am of Sarah Cihat‘s refashioned dishware. I’ve been on the hunt for a photo showing how incredible her dishes would look on a wall. Thanks to the L.A. gang at Apartment Therapy we’ve got one. Shown in the advanced copy of the Brocade Home catalog. Thanks […]