Oh. Zoe. You. Di-in’t.

October 15, 2009

ZOE & ZACIt makes me so happy when big corporations invent a little effort to green-up. These shoes by Zoe and Zac, carried by shoe-giant Payless, are not only eco– they’re cheap. And cute. Made from green materials like hemp, organic cotton, recycled ruber, water-based glues, and jute, they ar…

Dressed Up Cat? Dressed Up YOU

August 16, 2009

DRESSED UP CATNow, I know that sounds like one of those sites where you get to look at pictures of people’s cats wearing fedoras or whatever, but it’s actually one woman’s collection of recycled and up-cycled vintage handbags. Some of them are pretty cute, like that one with the frogs.I’ve always ha…

I’m So Wired

July 29, 2009

WIRED RESISTANCEDesigner Melissa Kolbusz makes jewelry out of recycled, repurposed and surplus industrial materials. I’m particularly fond of these detachable bra straps made from surplus rubber washers– you can recycle your favorite strapless outfit into something new just by adding these straps!V…

Get Your Nixx Fix

July 20, 2009

NIXXIMade in Vancouver B.C., Nixxi’s line of organic and sustainable clothing is as elegant as it is under-stated. I always wanted to be that cool/calm/collected girl I’d see walking down the streets of New York, hanging out in art galleries, with the simple but tasteful pants on. I’m usually the on…

Saturday Night Fevi

July 15, 2009

FEVI REYESWhen I was a little girl and saw Saturday Night Fever for the first date, I knew I was destined to be a dancer and tried to get my parents to send me to dance camp. But they sent me to regular camp instead, and now I’m a blogger. Anyway, Puerto Rican designer Fevi Reyes makes a great line …

Time to Chen your Evil Ways

July 8, 2009

ANN CHENI love that designer. Her clothes are so elegant and airy, and so clearly reflect her different perspective as an artist. Based out of San Francisco, she uses sustainable and animal-friendly materials to manufacture her avant-garde clothing– considering my cat shouldn’t have to suffer just …

I Wanna Be Ador(n)ed

July 6, 2009

THE URGE TO ADORNBelt buckles. Not something you think about everyday when you wake up, unless you are a professional belt buckle-maker, hobbyist, or enthusiast– soon after you have to think about them. But without these simple gadgets, our pants would fall down, and frankly, nobody wants to see yo…

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