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How To Wear It: Pattern Mixing

How to pull off the pattern mixing trend, inspired by British designer Mary Katrantzou. London designer Mary Katrantzou is the indisputable queen of prints. Her latest, critically acclaimed collection, showed at London Fashion Week, did not disappoint as models strutted down the runway in a virtual explosion of color and wildly […]

B. Poetic’s Lovely Hand-Made Hair Accessories

Once upon a weekend dressing, you found your options quite depressing, had but only lame and boring options for your hair. While you searched, nearly quitting, suddenly saw something sitting, that looked perfect and quite fitting, fitting for up there. “‘Tis B. Poetic,” you said aloud, “hitting the bull’s eye […]

Gorgeous Dresses Made From Upcycled Olympic Speedos

Gorgeous red carpet-worthy dresses made from upcycled Speedo fabric, from suits worn by Olympic swimmers. Now that the Olympics are over, and the American swimmers nabbed more gold medals in swimming than ever before, what happens to all those old Speedos? UK-based designer Orsola de Castro has been making high-end […]

Photos: EcoSalon Celebrates Future:Standard’s 1 Year Anniversary

A quick peak at EcoSalon’s celebration of Future:Standard’s 1st birthday. We were thrilled to partner up with Future:Standard recently to celebrate the online eco boutique’s one-year anniversary. A clothing swap, photo booth and night of celebrating eco fashion is our kind of fun. “I’m so honored to have celebrated my […]

The Fall from Edun

Is Edun getting tired from all the work that is involved in being sustainable? With the recent heralding from the green trenches and even the Wall Street Journal, which exposed the celebrity-based line for going “Out of Africa, Into Asia,” we all have to sit back and scratch our chins. […]

Totally Totes

Did you do what I had to do this fall and upsize your carryall bag? Stuffing a scarf or extra layer into your bag, not to mention those healthy snacks you started packing to get you through your workday, it all adds up and suddenly the handbag no longer makes […]

EcoSalon at NYFW: Titania Inglis

Titania Inglis, winner of this year’s Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Award in Sustainable Design, gets street cred with her first New York Fashion Week show. The show started early for Titania Inglis. Bedecked in black – lots of stylized black – guests waited upbeat, mingling behind black curtains. It was […]

Brand Profile: ELSA AND ME

Nestled in downtown Brooklyn, is one of New York’s best kept sustainable fashion secrets. Designing for the corporate woman who is also a conscious consumer, fashion label ELSA AND ME marries timeless design with good old fashioned service. Founded by Swedish born Maja Svensson, the brand is growing in leaps […]

On Trend: Dipped in the Colors of Sea & Sky

Greet spring dressed in tie dye prints that echo the hues of sea and sky. Along with this spring’s big print trend comes a new wave of classic tie dye patterns, this time with a bend toward nature and all her glory. Tie dye in rich shades of blue echo […]

Computer of the Future is a Wearable Fashion Accessory

With the arrival of netbooks and the iPad, computers are getting smaller and smaller – but compared to what we’ll be sporting five years from now, they’re still downright clunky. The computer of the future isn’t just teeny tiny – it’s a wearable fashion accessory that gets its power from […]

EcoSalon Shops! Presents: Doucette Duvall

Launched on Valentine’s Day 2005, New York City-based Stephanie Doucette and Annebet Duvall launched Doucette Duvall, a dress and coat line seeking to fill a fashion void in their own wardrobes. Embodying the “wit and elegance of their mothers, grandmothers and aunties,” the line strongly encourages personal interpretation of each […]

The 365 Challenge: A Year of Stylish Reused Clothing

To highlight the positive style and environmental potentials of reusing, Christina Dean, Founder of Redress, swore to wear nothing but discarded clothes for an entire year. Over the past ten years, our consumption of fashion has increased by about 60 percent. This has resulted in increased environmental pollution and landfills […]

Interview: from Wall Street to Eco-Chic

I was recently reading an article in Entrepreneur Magazine about eco-designer Christine Marchuska of cmarchuska and was so inspired I had to share her story here. Not only was 28-year-old Marchuska a success story as a human surviving the recent loss of her job in New York City’s financial sector, […]

Celebrity Knockoff: Angelina Jolie’s Pre-Golden Globes Outfit

How to knock off Angelina Jolie’s all-black Golden Globes outfit, in true eco-fashion. While I thought Mrs. Brad Pitt looked absolutely gorgeous in Atelier Versace on the red carpet at the Golden Globes this past weeked (those red lips!), she looked equally radiant wearing a more demure all-black outfit next […]

Naughty and Nice

My collection of big woolly sweaters sure does get a workout during the holiday season. Unfortunately I can’t stay indoors and hibernate, as there are festive parties to attend – parties that prefer glitz and glam over warm and cozy. I may follow EcoSalon’s fashion editor Amy DuFault’s lead this […]

From Airbags to Messenger Bags – KEEN Introduces a New Collection

A new collection by outdoor sportswear company KEEN turns airbags into messenger bags, backpacks, tote bags and wallets. Outdoor sportswear company KEEN has launched a new collection called the Harvest III Series, which is made (in the USA) from pre-consumer automobile airbags. Side impact bags have been collected, over-dyed to […]

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You Might Be Able to Start A Clothing Line in Your Bathtub

Along Brooklyn’s west-side waterfront, not far from the Bay Ridge neighborhood where many of our immigrant grandparents grew up, there is a woman working to start a clothing line in a biotech lab. It all started when Suzanne Lee, a British-born fashion designer, was writing “Fashioning the Future: Tomorrow’s Wardrobe,” a […]

Eco Oscar Fashion: What You May Have Missed

Did you tune into the Oscars this year? The annual Academy Awards show hit the air this past Sunday night and it dazzled as usual. But where was the eco Oscar fashion coverage? Dior, Chanel, Givency…all of the top designers made an appearance on the red carpet of the 87th […]

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5 Tips to Succeed With Upcycled Fashion Collections

As a new year’s resolution, we would all love to update our wardrobe. We would also love to make less waste and support eco-friendly businesses. For designers, the reality of creating a responsibly made collection and also make a living from it is much tougher. It’s hard enough to make […]

Eco Oscar Fashion: What You May Have Missed

Did you tune into the Oscars this year? The annual Academy Awards show hit the air this past Sunday night and it dazzled as usual. But where was the eco Oscar fashion coverage? Dior, Chanel, Givency…all of the top designers made an appearance on the red carpet of the 87th […]