Posts Tagged ‘Eco-friendly’

The designer-owners of Mod Green Pod have made the leap from home decor to fashion. Owner Nancy Mims posted these beauties on her Facebook page recently: a sassy set of VANs Shoes made with Mod Green Pod’s 100% certified organic cotton prints. According to Nancy, Vans came a-calling after seeing Mod Green Pod’s modernized Baroque […]


Under the Canopy is having a 50% off everything Holiday Sale. Lots of beautiful organic bedding, pillows and linens to be had. Shopping Code: givegreen


Can we judge the candidates by the clothing they wear? Sarah Palin’s suit on debate night was definitely an Armani glam slam, but if Googling the candidates’ names with “organic” or “sweatshop-free” clothing is any indication of where the candidates stand on the environment, Barack Obama would leap over McCain in a single bound. Companies […]


Another pair of sales fresh from the Fab Green inbox: Branch Home | Warehouse Sale in San Fran on Thursday, September 18, 5:30pm – 9:30pm. Up to 70% discount off lightly dented pieces, discontinued items, and holiday items. BRANCH HOME WAREHOUSE SALE 245 South Van Ness Ave., Suite #304 San Francisco CA 94103 For non-denizens […]


Just in from the Fab Green inbox: two end-of-season sales just in time for fall. GreenLoop | 20% off green tees until September 16th Lucina Jewelry | 20% off everything until September 17th


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’ve always loved Vivavi’s selection of modern, green designer furniture and accessories offered in its online boutique. But isn’t it better to offer a shop where one can actually sink into the chaise and lounge chairs? Apparently Vivavi thought so too, having recently opened its flagship “Eco pop-up” store in downtown Manhattan. The shop is […]


Here’s a fast and fabulous furniture idea from Blueprint Magazine, one of my favorite but sadly discontinued design sources. Closet storage cubes come together to create a coffee table and storage unit. How-to instructions and sources are still available on the Blueprint website, but it’s easy to figure out how it’s done — and design […]


Happy Spring! Even in balmy Los Angeles we must deal with a light shower now and then (just last night in fact). And while no one really talks about umbrellas and the landfill let’s face it — we’ve all thrown away our share of cheap, black umbrellas in our lifetimes (present company included). How the […]


Shabby chic less the shabby. This weekend project works great on cast-off dressers, sideboards, desks, and tabletops. If you don’t already have a piece in your own pad to experiment with, try hunting down a gem on Craigslist, a local flea market, Goodwill or garage sale. A Green Twist Finish it off with a hip, […]