Posts tagged "green"

8-Year-Old Girl Suspended For Wearing The Wrong Shade of Green

An eight-year-old girl was suspended by her public elementary school, Winslow Township No. 4, for wearing a shirt that was the wrong shade of green. The school’s dress

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 25, 2015 - 11:49 am

Recyclable Paper Coffee Cups Could Make Your Daily Starbucks Run Way More Earth-Friendly

I have a pretty hardcore to-go coffee habit. Every time I buy coffee in a disposable paper cup (which is often), part of me cringes inside at the thought of…

Claire Hannum | July 2, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Shop The Trend: Hunter Green

There are a lot of different shades of green. I’m not sure who to credit/blame for this. Crayola? Mother Nature? Regardless, according to Wikipedia, hunter green is the color hunters used to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 26, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Do Not Want: Shower Coach 5-Minute Shower Timer

I am what one might call a leisurely bather. If one wished for some reason to paint me in a less flattering light, “bathroom hog” may or may not be…

Rachel Krause | February 21, 2013 - 12:20 pm

CFDA And Vogue Launch A New Green Initiative To Curb Fashion’s Carbon Footprint

April is Earth Month, so naturally it’s the perfect opportunity for the fashion world (and, it goes without saying, the world over) to stand up and do what they can…

Rachel Krause | April 21, 2012 - 3:00 pm

5 Green Skincare Companies Worth Every Penny

We’re now 12 days into Earth Month, and to celebrate, we’ve been calling attention to all things eco-friendly, sustainable and planet-conscious. I’m not going to front like I’m the greenest…

Rachel Krause | April 13, 2012 - 9:00 am

7 Green Dresses (Under $100!) To Barf On This St. Patrick’s Day

Grab a leprechaun and head out to O’Dooleys Pub, because tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day. I’ll be hiding in underground bunker, as it my opinion that it is the worst…

Jessica Wakeman | March 16, 2012 - 2:00 pm

André Leon Talley Does The Green Thing, Too

“At Vogue we’re going to have certain issues devoted to green. We’ve asked certain designers to make green clothes. I don’t think everyone should be wearing hip sacks and burlap…

Julie Gerstein | April 23, 2011 - 5:00 pm

New Ford Focus Will Use Recycled Jeans For Interior Furnishings

Do you ever wonder about clothing you give away to the Goodwill? Who will wear it next? Or will it just get trashed? It would be cool to think that…

Leonora Epstein | December 8, 2010 - 9:45 pm

It’s A Cool Dress Made From Computer Wires, But Can You Wear It?

This dress, made from old computer wires, is by designer Tina Sparkles for the Keep Austin Beautiful Recycled Fashion Show. The “Project Runway” enthusiast in me thinks it looks awesome.

Jessica Wakeman | September 5, 2010 - 6:00 pm

The Birkin Goes Green

If you can’t afford a Birkin but are desperate to show off your fashion sense, then get yourself to Taipei. Some genius over there recognized the need for a Birkin-inspired,…

Bianca Posterli | June 20, 2010 - 7:00 pm

“Sex And The City 2″ Goes Green!

An obsession with green has taken hold of the world, and even the “Sex and the City” ladies have been inspired to go earth-friendly with their style choices. Technically, if…

Bianca Posterli | June 4, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Would You Watch Your Wedding Dress Disappear?

Most women would never dream of throwing away their wedding dress. Brides search for weeks, sometimes even months, to find that perfect white gown, and end up spending hundreds, even…

Bianca Posterli | May 10, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Win This! Its-Las-Tik Reusable Shopping Bags

We try to be as green as possible, but we slip up when we go shopping — grocery or otherwise — by letting the cashier put our purchases into a…

Catherine Strawn | January 29, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Green Dildos For All

If we want our cars to be eco-friendly, why shouldn’t we be able to get our engines revving with some green sex toys? That’s what Justine Roddick, owner of NYC…

Ami Angelowicz | December 24, 2009 - 4:45 pm

Change Your Underpants, Change The World

Sometimes I feel bad for not recycling enough, but if going green is as easy as wearing environmentally friendly underpants and results in scoring at the office, I’m down.

Susannah Breslin | November 10, 2009 - 1:40 pm

Show Your Eco-Support: “Green” Underthings

As of today, there’s no excuse for wearing those holey, chewed-up underoos we all own. Not only are they not cute, they are slowly and silently killing the planet. (Well,…

Nina Carbone | August 17, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Go Green While You Get Clean

For those of you who worry about wasting water while taking a shower, designer Jun Yasumoto has a solution for you. The Phyto-Purification bathroom is more like an ecosystem than…

Nikki Dowling | August 12, 2009 - 3:40 pm

Urine Luck! Scientists Envision Pee-Powered Cars

Pee: it’s not just for toilets anymore! Scientists at Ohio University say urine from humans and animals can be used to make hydrogen, which creates the hydrogen gas used in…

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2009 - 6:40 pm

Words We Want Banished In 2009

Lake Superior State University released its 34th version of their annual List of Words to Be Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness earlier this week.

Wendy Atterberry | January 2, 2009 - 4:30 pm