Posts tagged "sustainable style"

Sustainable Style: The Fine Folks Of Feral Childe

Feral Childe is the creation of bicoastal design team Moriah Carlson and Alice Wu. They make simple, comfortable clothing in amazing fabrications, often creating clothes out of their collaborative drawings. You might remember them from a fairly recent kerfuffle with Forever 21, after the chain store ripped off a rather unique pattern the…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 24, 2012

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 to take action. The latest venture into green comes from the CFDA and Vogue with Clean by Design, a new partnership with National Resources Defense…
By: Rachel Krause / April 21, 2012

Sustainable Style: 8 Bags From Rising Tide Fair Trade

Virginia Dooley and Nicole Jones started their line of fair trade bags, Rising Tide, after traveling around the world and meeting artisans working with exotic and unique textiles. Their bags are Fair Trade Federation-certified and Green America-approved, and a percentage of the profits are donated to philanthropic programs that educate and equip underserved…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 17, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: 7 Cute, Casual Pieces From Zen Threads

Zen Threads is one of my favorite Etsy shops. I love their clever designs and their commitment to sustainability--they use eco-friendly inks and most of the clothing they print on is from American Apparel. Another bonus? Their prices are fantastic. Most pieces are around $25 or less. Click through to check out seven of my…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 15, 2012

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 person on earth, because I'm far from it, but when it comes to things I'm putting on my face and body, I insist on keeping…
By: Rachel Krause / April 13, 2012

Sustainable Style: 8 Sustainable Pieces From Edun

Edun is the brainchild of Bono and his wife Ali Hewson. Founded in 2005, the company is committed to fair trade and sustainability by building partnerships with growers and manufacturers at the beginning of the supply chain in Africa. In 2008, it launched the Conservation Cotton Initiative Uganda, and uses cotton produced through the initiative…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 10, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Super Stylish Vintage Sunglasses

We're celebrating Earth Month here at The Frisky, and one of the easiest, cheapest, and fun ways to make your closet more earth-friendly is by buying vintage and secondhand whenever possible. My favorite vintage item to shop for is sunglasses because they add a cool retro vibe to any outfit (and you don't have…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 7, 2012

Get Naked, But Keep Your Clothes On

These days, it's pretty cool to call yourself eco-friendly, and in the fashion world, that's especially true. Lots of brands say they're sustainable, but don't actually have the environmental chops to back it up. Enter Naked Fashion, a book from author Safia Minney, with contributions from a slew of her famous friends, including designers Vivienne…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 6, 2012

Sustainable Style: Thieves By Sonja Den Elzen

Canadian line Thieves by Sonja den Elzen is committed to sustainability and uses eco-friendly fabrics such as organic wool, organic cotton, peace silk, tencel and hemp. Her clothes are comfortable, wearable and (for the most part) affordable. Check out 10 of our favorite pieces from her collection!
By: Julie Gerstein / April 5, 2012

Sustainable Style: Bodkin

Bodkin is the brainchild of Brooklyn designer Eviana Hartman. Hartman started out as a writer and editor, working at Nylon and Vogue, where she developed an interest in sustainable fashion and design. And in Bodkin, she strives to maintain a high level of sustainability and transparency. Bodkin is designed and manufactured in the U.S. and…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 3, 2012