Category archives: Recycled

Ecologique.edu

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What does it really mean to be an "ethical consumer"? Really, it can mean a lot of things! As consumers we have a great impact on economic trends... As independent peeps, we tend to focus on products that enhance our fabulous lives; as “marrieds” we have a great deal of influence on our mate's appearance and the items they purchase; as parents we m[...]

Think, Act, Vote T-Challenge

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If you are going to do social media, skip the gossip feed and find a site that exemplifies your talents and gifts and coordinates them with the efforts of others. For those interested in the most upcoming and innovative textiles/products associated with the fashion industry.. might I make a suggestion? The Ethical Fashion Forum is a terrific not-for-profi[...]

NYC BUST Magazine “Craftacular” 2009

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During my travels to NY I was lucky enought to be able to swing by Bust Magazine's Craftacular, an annual event of which was held this year at The Metropolitan Pavilion.Artisans and vendors of all kinds were lined up in several rows inside the pavilion awaiting the long line--as long as an NY city block-- of anxious attendees. For only 2 bucks a ticket, what[...]

Olsenhaus’ Hot Kicks

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Coming Spring 2010, Olsenhaus will be releasing a line of super cute [Babylon] eco-chic flats that are made entirely from Recycled Television Screen Microfiber! The recycling process used reduces energy consumption and CO2 emissions by 80%-- talk about kick-ing bad habits!www.olsenhaus.com

Ecologique: DESIGNER LINE-UP 2009

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These designers will be showing their sustainable, organic, and or recycled fashions on our 40-foot runway! ORGANICMeiling Chen- New York, NYwww.meilingchen.comMeiling Chen was introduced to fashion at a very early age watching her father creating the latest contemporary styles. Her work explores the relationship between fashion, visual design and art. Her w[...]

Chaz Cruz Photography for Ecologique

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Model: Nathalie, Photography: Chaz CruzDress Provided by: Mythology BoutiqueORGANICModel: Sara, Photography: Chaz CruzDress Provided by: Tib Nelson DesignsSUSTAINABLEModel: Bethany, Photography: Chaz CruzDress Provided by: Mythology BoutiqueECO-FRIENDLYModel: Vy, Photography: Chaz CruzDress Provided by: Tib Nelson DesignsRECYCLED/RECONSTRUCTEDA HUGE "thanks![...]

What exactly is "Green Couture"?

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What's this "eco-friendly fashion" all about? If you don't know, now you know...GREEN COUTUREEthical : Fashion that contributes to environmentalism and social responsibility.Sustainable : Fashion that is typically concerned with harmonizing economic, environmental and social aspects in the production of their pieces.Eco-friendly : Fashion that inflicts minim[...]