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    How to Make a Hip Pack

    July 19, 12:03 AM by Kyeann Sayer in Culture

    Ok. Even though I've reached a point where I can wear them now, it's still hard to say "let me grab my fanny pack." Makes me feel like I'm stuck on some sort of National Lampoon's Vacation with those aging Griswolds. "Hip pack" works. As does the

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    How to Sweat Without Staining

    July 17, 9:04 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Culture

    How many shirts have you had to find a new use for because they grew rank? I'll admit to turning lots of tees into rags because of pit stains. Now that it's possible to add sustainable pieces to the closet, seeing them prematurely transformed becomes

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    Catwalk on the Wild Side 2006: Pics Available

    July 13, 8:58 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Style

    Some of you may have skimmed last month's surprisingly non-controversial (and admittedly too long) review of San Francisco's Catwalk on the Wild Side event. Well, now's your chance to judge the fashion yourself. Take a look at the 2006 pics! :: Catwalk

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    green LA girl: Happy Birthday!

    July 12, 10:41 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Corporate Responsibility

    Blog years are even shorter than dog years, I guess. Siel's green LA girl grew so quickly, and became such a fixture in our lives, it seems impossible that she started filling us in on about living the ethical, eco life in LA one year ago today. Whether

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    Umbrella Experiment Du Jour: fiftyrx3

    July 11, 7:38 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Sustainable Fashion

    With the Umbrella Inside Out competitions going strong, it's fun to imagine all of the designers out there with their sketch pads, brainstorming umbrella collection methodologies. One creative who's been through it all before is Jill Danyelle of

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    "Cradle to Cradle" Umbrella? What's that?

    July 6, 7:09 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Green Architecture

    As part of our Umbrella Inside Out competitions, we are asking for an umbrella conceived with a Cradle to Cradle (C2C) sensibility. Some of you might be wondering what the heck that means. Luckily, TreeHugger has written a lot about C2C. You can find

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    EcoPetal Boutique

    July 6, 4:55 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Style

    You see green designers on TreeHugger, and maybe find a few pieces here and there where you live. Sadly, places offering a full range of sustaina-stylish goods, like gominyc, are still a rare and precious find. From July 14th - 22nd, lucky Southern

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    How To Make An Umbrella Skirt: DIY Fun With Tiffany Tomato

    June 29, 8:36 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Culture

    Tiffany Threadgould is no stranger to the TreeHugger pages. We let you know all about her re-use ingenuity in the form of room dividers and egg crate tables. You saw her entry in our Eco-packaging design contest, we hope. Now that the Umbrella Inside

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    Film Independent's 2006 Los Angeles Film Festival: "Green Day" this Saturday

    June 23, 12:44 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Culture

    Saturday, June 24 has been named "Green Day," of Film Independent's 2006 Los Angeles Film Festival, with screenings of buzz-blessed "Who Killed the Electric Car?" and also "An Inconvenient Truth." When not receiving eco-celluloid

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    Re-use Pioneer: Annie Langlois of On and On Ecolo Chic

    June 21, 5:10 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Culture

    Back in 2001, when the idea of re-purposed fashion was suggested to them, Montreal designer Annie Langlois and her On and On Ecolo Chic partner Rébecca Khoury could not have predicted that they would become sustainable fashion leaders. Because of their

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    Umbrella Inside Out Competitions: Accepting Entries!

    June 21, 1:49 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Culture

    The first ever TreeHugger design competition is here! In Collaboration with I.D. Magazine, we are asking for creative approaches to the umbrella problem. Of the 33 million sold annually in the U.S. alone, hundreds of thousands break down, facing

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    Catwalk on the Wild Side: Not So Wild About It

    June 15, 4:56 AM by Kyeann Sayer in Style

    You know something is off when you leave one of the year's most hyped eco-fashion events feeling a bit lost, with the memory of the Mayor's suit implanted more firmly than the best runway pieces. Before I upset shaman apologists, and those who would

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    Renegade Craft Fair: Naughty Secretary Club, Etc.

    June 13, 5:42 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Culture

    One of the ladies from the Naughty Secretary Club called me on her lunch break to let me know that the gals will represent at the Renegade Craft Fair in Brooklyn this weekend, June 17 and 18. You can find them with the Austin Craft Mafia at Booth 157,

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    Paris Shopping: Coll.Part Salvaged, Fairly Produced Accessories

    June 12, 3:05 AM by Kyeann Sayer in Style

    Maybe you've seen accessories made from former food bags and thought, "eh." I had. Now that there are so many recycled bag options, there's no need to sacrifice quality construction with a bleeding heart purchase. In Paris, I found a sweet coll.part

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    Paris Shopping: deux filles en fil Modular Salvaged Leather Accessories

    June 10, 3:58 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Style

    We like talking modular pillows, carpet tiles, and even Pallet-Houses. Now is the time for adjustable hand bags. My deux filles en fil bag (photograhped here by Jill Danyelle) makes me smile for different reasons multiple times daily. Its origins are

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    Paris Shopping Report: Bilum Bags

    May 31, 12:07 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Style

    Like many of you, I thought I was over repurposed billboard sacks. Petz's pointing out possible drawbacks nudged me further in that direction. Then, at the Ethical Fashion Market, I met Helene and her Bilum bags. They win, with the freshest shapes,

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    Paris Report: David Lebovitz on Eating Organic in the City of Light

    May 24, 11:57 AM by Kyeann Sayer in Green Food

    Curious about eating organic in the world's culinary capital? Here, you can take a delightful trip to the Bio (organic) market, and enjoy witty reflections on eco-eating with David Lebovitz, a Paris transplant who spent years at the forefront of the

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    Paris Report: Ethical Fashion Market

    May 18, 10:57 AM by Kyeann Sayer in Style

    In the not-too-distant future, Paris may become as synonymous ethical fashion as with Hermes and Louis Vuitton. The lovelies who brought us last year's Ethical Fashion Show made the Ethical Fashion Market happen last weekend. Conscientious Parisians from


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