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68 Edgy Upcycled Accessories

From Bags to Jewelry, Add Elegance with These Eco-Chic Accessories

— November 17, 2012 — Eco
Being eco-friendly doesn't mean that you'll have to sacrifice style, as seen with these upcycled eco-chic accessories.

As it gains more momentum, the green movement is expanding across all sectors of global economies from home decor to fashion, which is where these beautifully designed pieces step in. They exude a certain elegance and add a more organic feeling to any outfit. Aside from style, these accessories help to reduce waste and fuel rural communities with sustainable employment, which further increases global demand for products that cause less harm.

Also included here are some fantastic DIY tips and tricks to help turn last year's trends into a hip new item that saves time and money. Often what is created will surpass other fashions available on the market and will certainly please the savvy eco-friendly fashionista.
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Upcycled T-Shirt Blankets
Upcycled T-Shirt Blankets
Project Repat Lets You Literally Wrap Yourself in Memories
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Upcycled Couture Scraps (UPDATE)
Upcycled Couture Scraps (UPDATE)
The Hermes Petit h Project Redesigns Excess Materials
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Cute Collared Murses
Cute Collared Murses
These Stylish Upcycled Suit Totes Are Functional and Eco-Friendly
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Car-Recycled Backpacks
Car-Recycled Backpacks
rePACK by David Miller Hershon Sells an Upcycled Product Made from Old Cars
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Upcycled Inner-Tube Accessories
Upcycled Inner-Tube Accessories
Alchemy Goods Creates Bags and Wallets from Recycled Materials
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Upcycled Coin Cases
Upcycled Coin Cases
The Cellphone Wallet is a Creative Way to Save the Environment
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Upcycled Utility Belts
Upcycled Utility Belts
These Fabric Horse Belts Bring Urban Eco Design and Efficiency Together
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Urban Upcycled Bags
Urban Upcycled Bags
Toronto-Based Mariclaro Uses Air Bags to Make New Accessories
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Cozy Salvaged Sweaters
Cozy Salvaged Sweaters
These Upcycled Sweater Slippers are Eco-Friendly and Stylish
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Classy Coin Cufflinks
Classy Coin Cufflinks
World Cufflinks Creates One-of-a-Kind Accessories for Men
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Upcycled Peg Fashion
Upcycled Peg Fashion
Cliff Cork Belts Shows That Wine Stoppers Have a Fashionable Purpose
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Upcycled Utilitarian Products
Upcycled Utilitarian Products
Elvis & Kresse's Reclaimed Fire Hose Accessories is Eco-Chic
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Upcycled Vintage Bags
Upcycled Vintage Bags
Forest Bound Specializes in Sweet Sustainable Bags
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Upcycled Canned Fashions
Upcycled Canned Fashions
The Michael Mixell 'Pull My Tabs' Collection is Quirky and Unexpected
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Recycled Swimwear Couture
Recycled Swimwear Couture
UK Students Create Speedo Swimsuit Fashion Pieces With Old Bikinis
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Upcycled Amo Rings
Upcycled Amo Rings
Adi Zaffran Weisler Crafts Rings From Bullet Fragments
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Upcycled Military Bags
Upcycled Military Bags
Chronic Fatigue Carry-On Will Have You Ready for Battle in No Time
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Upcycled Blanket Bags
Upcycled Blanket Bags
Will Leather Goods 'La Manta' Satchel Reuses Old Items for Stylish Fashion
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Upcycled Two-Toned Purses
Upcycled Two-Toned Purses
The Leather Scout & Catalogue Scavenger Purses are Adorable
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Geeky Upcycled Belts
Geeky Upcycled Belts
GettingWeddy Brings Computer Accessories to the World of Fashion
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Fire Hose Accessories
Fire Hose Accessories
British Company is Upcycling Fire Hoses for a Fashionable Effect
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Upcycled Haute Couture
Upcycled Haute Couture
The Barneys New York Espresso Foil Gown is a Green Luxury Icon
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Lavish Upcycled Leather Jackets
Lavish Upcycled Leather Jackets
Olga Road Turns Old Trench Coats into Sleek New Styles
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Embellished Avian Accessories
Embellished Avian Accessories
The Peacock Feathered Headband is Made of Upcycled Materials
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Garbage Crochet
Garbage Crochet
The Barkerbell Recycled VHS Tape Crochet Bag
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Hats Made of Upcycled Coffee Sacks
Hats Made of Upcycled Coffee Sacks
Trilby Hat by Ataahua
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Upcycled Auto Couture
Upcycled Auto Couture
The Lexus Fashion Workshop Tasks Designers With Reusing Car Parts
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Elegant Bomb-Recycled Jewelry
Elegant Bomb-Recycled Jewelry
Upcycled Jewelry from Saught is Made from Shrapnel
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Upcycled Craft Bracelets
Upcycled Craft Bracelets
The Recycled Vintage Knitting Needle Bracelets are Adorably Chic
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Upcycled Totes
Upcycled Totes
The HO:LO Freeway Bags
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Upcycled Biker-Chic Accessories
Upcycled Biker-Chic Accessories
Leather Girl Kelley Gives Old Rawhide Products New Life
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Fashion Accessories as Flooring
Fashion Accessories as Flooring
Tiles Made From Recycled Belts
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Upcycled Skateboard Jewelry
Upcycled Skateboard Jewelry
Recycled Skateboards Get a Second Chance with RSI
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Beautiful Buttoned Bibs
Beautiful Buttoned Bibs
The JH Beulah Button Necklaces are Ultra Stylish
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DIY Tee Upcycling
DIY Tee Upcycling
Megan Nicolay Transforms Tees into the Next Best Thing
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Upcycled Keyboard Jewelry
Upcycled Keyboard Jewelry
The R U My Typ3? Necklace is a Wearable CPU Accessory
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Smashed LP Jewelry
Smashed LP Jewelry
Broken Record Bib Necklace by Meticulousbylefoss Seriously Rocks
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Aprons Out Of Billboards
Aprons Out Of Billboards
Bizura Recycled Fashions
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Video Tape Jackets
Video Tape Jackets
VHS Gets New Life with Kai Yeung Yau's Video Tape Outerwear
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Upcycled Couture
Upcycled Couture
The Baroque Creations of Ziad Ghanem
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Recycled Tire Fashion
Recycled Tire Fashion
Rubber Krejci Bags
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Upcycled Accessories
Upcycled Accessories
Upcycled Looptworks Laptop Sleeves Turn Trashed Neoprene into Cash
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Elegant Upcycled Jewelry
Elegant Upcycled Jewelry
These Bouf Rings are Radically Recycled and Radiant
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Upcycled Haute Couture
Upcycled Haute Couture
Maison Martin Margiela's Fall Winter 2010 Showcases Eco, Artisanal Designs
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Upcycled Couture Jewelry
Upcycled Couture Jewelry
The Tonya O'Hara Pet:Cell Plastic Collection is Ecologically Good
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Stylish Upcycled Purses
Stylish Upcycled Purses
Sheila Odessey Makes Eco Handbags from Recycled Plastic Bags
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Recycled Robot Jewelry
Recycled Robot Jewelry
Obvious Front
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Upcycled Runway Jewelry
Upcycled Runway Jewelry
LITTER SF's Recycled Accessories Impress at Christian Cota's S/S '10 Show
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Upcycled Fair Trade Fashion
Upcycled Fair Trade Fashion
Liz Alig Links Consumers & Producers to Support Ethical Practices
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Upcycled Neon Jewelry
Upcycled Neon Jewelry
The Love Obsessed Collection Turns Old into New
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Upcycled Vintage Bags
Upcycled Vintage Bags
Peg And Awl Reuses Old Leathers And Reclaimed Wood To Make Their Products
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Necktie Necklaces
Necktie Necklaces
Ties Make Even Better Necklaces and Wallets
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Recycled Luxury Leather Bags
Recycled Luxury Leather Bags
Cast-Offs Upcycled and Repurposed by B.C. Artisan
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Upcycled Fashion Tags
Upcycled Fashion Tags
Undone Clothing Jacket
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Upcycled T-shirt Jewelry
Upcycled T-shirt Jewelry
The LimeGreenLemon Collection is Vibrantly Designed
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Recycled Silhouette Jewelry
Recycled Silhouette Jewelry
The Yoshi Etsy Shop Turns Old Vinyl Records Into Accesories
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Upcycled Menswear for Women
Upcycled Menswear for Women
Milch Refashions Secondhand Dudes' Duds for Girls
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Necktie Jewelry
Necktie Jewelry
Upcycled Necktie Bedazzled Maria Necklace by Lilian Asterifeld
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Upcycled Teatime Bangles
Upcycled Teatime Bangles
These Abigail Maryrose Clark Teacup Bracelets Have a Classy Aesthetic
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Upcycled Gothic Ornaments
Upcycled Gothic Ornaments
Charlotte Hosten Creates Dark, Romantic Eco Jewelry
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Candy Wrapper Jewelry
Candy Wrapper Jewelry
Polish makkireQu Repurposes Waste as Fashion Baubles
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Upcycled Heirloom Accessories
Upcycled Heirloom Accessories
Jewelry by Green Designer Yael Uriely Always has a Story
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High-Top Flip Flops
High-Top Flip Flops
Chuck Taylor Sandals are a Badass Beach Essential
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Upcycled Knotted Necklaces
Upcycled Knotted Necklaces
These Saako Necklaces are Made out of Old Jerseys
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Rubber Jewelry
Rubber Jewelry
Recycled Accessories by Christiane Diehl
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Upcycled Stationery Jewelry
Upcycled Stationery Jewelry
Iris Tsante's Pencil Bracelets are Colorful and Creative
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Upcycled Denim Sandals
Upcycled Denim Sandals
The Jeans Sandal Boots by DaniKshoes are Pants for the Feet
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Stunning Soda Can Jewelry
Stunning Soda Can Jewelry
The Funky Recycling Etsy Shop Pieces Feature Jewels Made from Junk
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