Posts Tagged ‘Indie’

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bravo to Chartreuse Chic for doing what Fab Green has only dreamed about: showing style-conscious gals how to flip runway looks into chic “green” confections. Some of her flips are quite ingenious like the inspired, alternatives to Zac Posen, Prouenza Schouler, and Vera Wang seen below. There’s even an occasional style for the straight guy […]

Hi Fab Green, I’ve been looking for little baskets made of some kind of re-used plastic, have a weave-like look and available in lots of colors. Have you heard of anything like this? Please let me know where to find them if you have. Thanks, Liane Dear Liane, Thanks for writing! Recycled plastic is becoming […]

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.

I am enthralled by these gossamer pieces of jewelry designed by Arre. Crafted from of all things–rubber bands. Whoever would have imagined that rubber bands could appear so delicate? Arre’s debut Collection of necklaces, bracelets and earrings is based on the concept of notions stores, and the transformation of everyday objects into fun, wearable works […]

Mary-Ann Williams of Illu Stration just sent over some pictures of beautiful light furnishings for spring. Amazing. Her felted rugs blew me away last year, and she continues to push her felting methods to new heights. Thanks Mary-Ann! 01 ORIGAMI Pendant lamp, floor lamp, lampshade: felt 100% pure new wool 02-03 PLISSEE un-dyed felt Pendant […]

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 […]

Fresh from the Fab Green inbox: one of my favorite designers, Lotta Jansdotter, is spring cleaning and we’re invited! She’s launching a sample sale on March 25 at her Brooklyn studio. What you’ll find: accessories for the home from past seasons, samples, and one-of-a-kind items up to 60% off. Lotta Jansdotter’s Studio Sale: Sunday March […]