By Becky Striepe on June 23, 2010
In a world of fast fashion styles change with the season, and it’s pretty tempting to hit up Forever 21 or H&M for cheap, made in China versions of the latest trends. The problem there is that keeping up with what’s in style often means supporting sweat shop labor only to purchase cheap garments that [...]
By Beth Buczynski on June 4, 2010
Noon Design Studio uses sustainably harvested natural materials as a low-impact alternative to toxic fabric treatments, all while being cost-efficient and achieving production scale.
By Beth Buczynski on January 26, 2010
Now, a designer bringing back the grass straw would really be something to report on, but until then, we can thank designer Linda Schailon for a creative method that turns used straws into fashion accessories.
By LiveOAK Staff on July 21, 2009
Juja & Stone breath new life into old clothes and handbags creating these uniquely refashioned pieces. Sourceing their materials from dontaions and thrift stores, each bag is one of a kind easy on the environment.
By Paula Mitchell Bentley on April 24, 2009
These shoes are commonly referred to as “stripper shoes” but they are quickly becoming more and more fashionable. Celebrities such as Britney Spears, Shauna Sands, Christina Aguilera, and Mariah Carey have all been photographed wearing platform heels. Brides and runway models are wearing them because they lengthen the look of the leg and look so outrageously sexy! High end fashion designers such as Gucci and Christian Leboutin have taken this style and made it into their own. This company uses all kinds of recycled goods for customizing their shoes — vintage jewelry, magazines, vintage pin-up covers, newspapers, wall paper, gift wrap and even books. Going green really can be sexy!!!