EnviroWear

Recycled fashion becomes more green without losing style

Implications - The fashion world is becoming eco-friendly and turning toward recycled materials to aid in this world-wide shift. Consumers are starting to become more aware of the resources they consume, and many are turning towards fashions that will help in reducing their ecological footprints and remaining stylish.
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Plastic Bag Jewelry - Etsy Artisans Recycle To Make Eco Chic Yarn Accessories
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Warm 62,903 Clicks Pub: Apr 9, 09
Plastic Bag Jewelry
Etsy Artisans Recycle To Make Eco Chic Yarn Accessories
Many people are rightly concerned about the excessive use of plastic bags. In an effort to reduce the number of bags going to landfills, several Etsy jewelry artisans now offer various creations made from… [More]
Recycled T-Shirt Dresses - Fun Eco Chic Looks by Angela Johnson Designs
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Warm 44,187 Clicks Pub: May 30, 09
Recycled T-Shirt Dresses
Fun Eco Chic Looks by Angela Johnson Designs
Angela Johnson Designs aims to please eco-conscious consumers who have a humorous side with fun dresses and gowns made from recycled tee shirts. Johnson hunts down the t-shirts from thrift shops and… [More]
Scrap-Happy Fashion - Luxirare's Clothes Use Beer Bottle Caps & Playing Cards
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Average 36,275 Clicks Pub: May 29, 09
Scrap-Happy Fashion
Luxirare's Clothes Use Beer Bottle Caps & Playing Cards
There are tons of uses for scrap materials that you wouldn’t normally think of. For example, Luxirare.com recently posted the fashion shoot shown in the above gallery. The garments consist of scrap leather… [More]
Scrappy Eco Jewelry - Mia Morikawa Makes KA/POW/WOW From Discarded Designs
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Warm 28,964 Clicks Pub: Jun 6, 09
Scrappy Eco Jewelry
Mia Morikawa Makes KA/POW/WOW From Discarded Designs
Mia Morikawa created her KA/POW/WOW jewelry from scraps of fabric from designers and thrift stores. The chunky statement necklaces are both eco-friendly and fabulous! Her looks include thick white rope… [More]
Cutlery Jewelry - McFlashpants Turns Old Silverware into Sparkly Eco Accessories
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Average 15,338 Clicks Pub: May 28, 09
Cutlery Jewelry
McFlashpants Turns Old Silverware into Sparkly Eco Accessories
McFlashpants has found an innovative way to use old cutlery. The jewelry designer uses the old flatware to create a line of eco-jewelry. The designs include everything from fork head bracelets to necklaces… [More]
Haute Sustainable Shoes - Recycled Plastic 'Three Strap' Sandals by Vivienne Westwood and Melissa
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Untested 6,837 Clicks Pub: Mar 30, 09
Haute Sustainable Shoes
Recycled Plastic 'Three Strap' Sandals by Vivienne Westwood and Melissa
These sleek spring sandals are made of recycled plastic, and they're an eco-friendly collaboration between Vivienne Westwood and Melissa. Unlike the PVC jelly shoes we rocked growing up, these Melissa… [More]
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