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The Dichotomy of Fashion Pervades Fashion Week

Mattias Wallander | Posted 09.16.2015 | Green
Mattias Wallander

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. Like a storyline from a Charles Dicken's novel, this Fall's Fashion Week was the epitome of the aristocracy living high on the backs of proverbial peasants.

Creating Your Fall Eco-Minimalist Wardrobe

Christine Escobar | Posted 09.01.2015 | Style
Christine Escobar

Being an eco-minimalist style maven means not only choosing materials that are fairly traded and sweatshop free, but also choosing well made apparel that needn't be replaced often, as well as retooling what you already own.

Reforming Fashion By Making It More Eco-Conscious

MeiMei Fox | Posted 12.29.2014 | Style
MeiMei Fox

Are you one of those super environmental types who shops at Whole Foods and your local farmer's market, avoids GMOs, and does your housekeeping only with eco-friendly soaps and detergents? But then when it comes to fashion, suddenly all their rules about purchasing products that are good for the earth fly away.

Why Fashion Should Be on the Climate Change Agenda

Livia Firth | Posted 11.21.2014 | Green
Livia Firth

Fashion matters. As we approach a series of crunch talks for the planet on environmental issues pertaining to climate change, beginning with UN talks in New York, I want to say this loud and proud.

Deborah Lindquist: The Eco Country Wedding

Red Room | Posted 09.06.2014 | Weddings
Red Room

It makes sense that the gown you choose should be a reflection of your surroundings. Vintage elements, perhaps a bouquet of wildflowers, or a gown made of sustainable or organic fibers are all good choices.

Deborah Lindquist: Celebrate Earth Month in Style

Red Room | Posted 06.19.2014 | Style
Red Room

By Deborah Lindquist Our Mother Earth is abundantly and powerfully beautiful. Sometimes in our hurry to be who we are every day, we forget to stop an...

Deborah Lindquist: The Color Green, St Patrick's Day, & The End of the Rainbow

Red Room | Posted 05.11.2014 | Style
Red Room

By Deborah Lindquist If I don't wear green on St. Patrick's day, will I get pinched? What about the pot of gold? According to Irish folklore, misc...

You Can Now Wear Your Green Tea, We're Not Kidding

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.26.2014 | Style

It's time to put down that cup of tea and consider wearing it. Okay, you don't have to do that right this minute. But, Sacramento-based cheese maker a...

Innovation Earth: A Stylish Way to Save 21 Billion Pounds of Textile Waste a Year

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 04.14.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Being an environmentalist with a deep-seated love of fashion is not very fun. I love shiny, pretty things as much as the next girl, but the typical sn...

Deborah Lindquist: The Fashion of a Fantastical Future: Steampunk

Red Room | Posted 03.14.2014 | Style
Red Room

At the dawn of this new year, we may feel that we are at a tipping point. The past year is just behind us, and the future is still being designed in o...

Catherine New

Small Designer Takes On Kmart In Brand Battle | Catherine New | Posted 03.28.2013 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- When women's fashion designer Liz Seklir received an email from a stranger in October 2011 thanking her for a sequined top, she passed it ...

Recycling Just Got Literal

Marissa Lepor | Posted 10.22.2012 | Teen
Marissa Lepor

Brindel Rothspan, a 71-year-old native of Los Angeles, CA has been knitting tote bags from recycled newspaper ties for the past three years. Who knew recycling could be so much fun?

Ethical Fashion: The New Luxury

Willa Shalit | Posted 09.04.2012 | Impact
Willa Shalit

In an arena long defined by unrestrained spending on diamonds, designer dresses and exclusive resorts, the idea of "luxury" is being revised by none other than the United Nations. Who'd have imagined it?

PHOTOS: 5 Eco-Bikinis For Sustainable Summer Style

Posted 06.13.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Starre Vartan: A couple of weeks ago, I put together a bunch of the cutest vintage swimsuits I could find. Understanda...

PHOTOS: Fashion Made From Wine

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 06.06.2013 | Style

If the thought of green fashion causes your eyes to glaze over, let us present you with the latest, non-boring eco-friendly wear: garments fashioned e...

One Great Eco-Outfit, Head to Toe, for Him and Her

Sierra | Posted 06.26.2012 | Style

Got nothing green to wear? Let's fix that.

H&M's Conscious* Collection: Earth Day Fashion That Looks Good

Posted 06.19.2012 | Style

As seemingly every brand in business is going green for Earth Day, here's one eco-friendly project that actually looks good: H&M's Conscious* Collecti...

PHOTOS: Stunning Eco-Conscious Dresses

Posted 03.27.2012 | Green

By Dow-Yung Kou, LuxEco Living Editorial Assistant: Saving the environment is not just about finding rare and exotic eco-friendly materials. In fac...

Why Ethical Fashion Matters

Posted 03.12.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Starre Vartan: Often enough, people ask me why I cover ethical fashion. With a hard science background and passion for...

Pump Up Your Green -- Redhead Style

Stephanie Vendetti | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Stephanie Vendetti

The color green is fantastic because there are so many shades to choose from and most of them won't make you look like a "leprechaun" or a "Christmas tree," because they will flatter your red locks and features in more ways than one! So, where do you start, you ask?

Is Green The New Black?

Reuters | Nina Chestney | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green

By Nina Chestney LONDON (Reuters) - Could "green" be the new black? Perhaps only if you can imagine wearing stilettos made from pistach...

10 Green Brands Of Jeans For Your Closet

Posted 01.14.2012 | Green

From Eco Salon's Kestrel Jenkins: 10 denim designers prove that organic denim has a place in your wardrobe. When it doubt, turn to your denim. J...

Bonnie Christian

Why Is It So Hard For The Fashion Industry To Go Green? | Bonnie Christian | Posted 12.22.2011 | Green

For small businesses, the desire to go green isn't always enough. Many fashion designers and retailers aspire to promote ethical clothing, and yet the...

PHOTOS: The Best Eco-Friendly And Vegan Party Shoes

Posted 12.17.2011 | Green

From EcoSalon: From color blocking to shimmering chevron stripes, leopard spot prints to richly hued velvet heels, you'll be sustainably hitting ev...

PHOTOS: The Coolest Eco-Friendly Holiday Dresses

Posted 12.13.2011 | Green

From EcoSalon: Holiday dresses can be the bane of our December existence. If you're lucky, you’re able to swap frocks with a friend or know o...