Organic by John Patrick is always on point and continues to prove that girls and guys can look modern and chic while doing right by planet earth. The Organic presentation was by far the best of the eco and non-eco and represents where we are headed as a society merging, past, present and future toward a harmonious utopia.
I also have to mention the brilliant idea of John Patrick having local farmers setup to share their goods with the fashion set… Continue
Added by Eco-Hustler on February 17, 2009 at 12:27am —
Pic 1: Summer and James aka Eco Hustler
Pic 2: Summer book signing
The Eco Hustler was all up in the spot chillin' with Homegirl Kate McGregor of Kaight NYC
, Yuka of the Eco-blog swyyne.com
Meaghan O'Neill for the book launch of Summer Rayne Oakes' "Style, Naturally"… Continue
Added by Eco-Hustler on February 11, 2009 at 2:30pm —
it's finally friday!
this week's freecycled goodie is a women's powder blue north face outer
with your favorite eco-tip or… Continue
Added by swyyne on February 6, 2009 at 3:30pm —
i know, i know. it's not friday today, but i thought i'd move freecycle friday to monday because there are already so many reasons to love friday, and monday really gets no love.
this week's oldie but goodie is a women's powder blue north face outer
that i used to rock on the slopes (size l). if you think you can give it a good home,
send me an email
comment on… Continue
Added by swyyne on February 3, 2009 at 10:30pm —
A couple of days ago I had the pleasure of chillin' with Kate McGregor of NYC's fab Eco-Boutique "Kaight"
. Kate and I strolled across the street from Kaight to a hot lil', non-stereotypical Jamaican bar/restaurant called… Continue
Added by Eco-Hustler on January 30, 2009 at 8:00pm —
Events have always played in integral role at Kaight. In the past,
these have included trunk shows, where we have introduced customers to new
collections or we have given customers the opportunity to shop a fuller
selection of those brands we already carry. We are expanding the focus of
our events make them more interactive with our customers and to enhance
the Kaight mission. Our first event in this series will be with Susan
Domelsmith, the designer behind Dirty… Continue
Added by Kaight on January 30, 2009 at 10:53am —
those crafty folks at make magazine
(they're just so much cooler than me and there's really nothing i can do) have done it again - this time with their recycled ishirt
check out the useful pockets
the before pic:
i truly wonder if this pic would have gotten the same reception had it been a pc instead of a mac. it… Continue
Added by swyyne on January 20, 2009 at 5:47pm —
Ethletic has created the shoe Converse should have made 30 years ago when President Carter installed solar panels on the roof of the White House West Wing.
Ethletic trainers are the essential fair trade sneaker, and perfect for sport or everyday knocking around. These 100% organic cotton canvas sneakers have a tough rubber sole made with FSC-certified Rubber. The FSC stamp is engraved in the sole of… Continue
Added by Eco-Hustler on January 12, 2009 at 3:04am —
I was jonesin' for a new winter crown but reached the same dilemma as always, finding a product that is eco-friendly and cool. But today was my lucky day and I found not 1, but 2 winter hats at my local… Continue
Added by Eco-Hustler on January 8, 2009 at 1:26am —
Interview with Richard Edwards of PJUX Shoes
is slang for shoes in Swedish. Eco-conscious shoe designer Richard Edward one half of Swedish-English design duo make men's and women's shoes with a real message, which sets them apart from the rest. Design, quality and super-comfort are blended with fair trade and environmental… Continue
Added by Eco-Hustler on December 10, 2008 at 12:30pm —
is my new obsession. these clothes come from lima, peru and are made of sustainable materials by workers who are paid fair wages (35% higher than the average wage in the area) and actually care about the product they are making.
there is something beautiful and haunting about the name. it rattled around in my brain for hours until i decided to google it:
mis·er·i·cord or mis·er·i·corde
[Middle English, pity, from Old French, from Latin misericordia, from… Continue
Added by swyyne on December 8, 2008 at 12:30pm —
Added by swyyne on December 5, 2008 at 4:23pm —
Eco Hustler's shoes: Veja "Grid"
Photo credit: My daughter Bianca age 4 yr.
What can I say these kicks are #1 stunnas in more ways than one. 1. style lights up the sky and 2. they are way up on the do good meter, Veja never falls to sway a brotha.
Veja’s canvas: is made of organic cotton cultivated by 2 cooperatives of small producers in Brazil.The first one is located on the North… Continue
Added by Eco-Hustler on October 31, 2008 at 12:30pm —
This belt is made of jute a strong, coarse fiber used for making things such as burlap, gunny, cordage, etc., obtained from two East Indian plants, Corchorus capsularis and C. olitorius, of the linden family.
Truth decided to make a really strong belt from it! The jute is lined with polyurethane and the buckle has an antique nickel finish. It comes in olive and brown.
Buttercup squash anyone?
Width = 35 mm / 1 3/8”
Available in… Continue
Added by Eco-Hustler on October 21, 2008 at 3:00pm —
When the moment hits and you have to suit up, flex your eco-accessorizing skills and thrown on this Steven Alan skinny tie, 2.5 inches wide in Organic cotton...
Added by Eco-Hustler on October 16, 2008 at 11:30am —
One of the many highlights at the 4th Annual Green Brooklyn-Green City Conference back in September
was running into the Wearable Collections Crew and this what Founder Adam Baruchowitz had to share.
Eco Hustler: Please hit us with a lil' background info; where you're from, previous career etc.?
Adam Baruchowitz: I grew up on Long Island, then went to Brandeis University in Waltham, Ma. I majored in economics. Hung around Boston for a bunch of years… Continue
Added by Eco-Hustler on October 16, 2008 at 12:45am —
I had a deep chat with SDN Designer/Partner Marcus Hicks and he gave us some insight into his fashionsphere. I have to say that I feel like a true eco-gentleman when rockin' SDN.
Eco Hustler: How long have you been a designer?
Marcus Hicks: I've been designing clothes since the early '90's. I was working at Aaardvarks, a vintage clothing store in San Francisco, with a friend , and we would venture into "regular" clothing stores… Continue
Added by Eco-Hustler on October 14, 2008 at 6:30pm —
Ryann designed by Raina Blyer
It's always a pleasure chillin' with Raina and for her to share her knowledge of Eco-Friendly Fashion. The current Ryann collection looks to the real life Ecoista by providing wearable clothing that will do extremely well at the retail level...
Eco Hustler: What attracted you to Eco-Friendly design?
Raina: I was attracted to eco fashion because I felt that it was a happy compromise between wanting to continue as a… Continue
Added by Eco-Hustler on October 8, 2008 at 7:30pm —
Top Photo: Restore Clothing's Anthony Lilore and James aka Eco Hustler @ Now Fashion Event New York Fashion Week...
I hung out with Anthony at a cutting edge Eco-Fashion Event called NOW during New York Fashion Week and this what he had to share.
Eco Hustler: What attracted you to the fashion industry?
Anthony: Fred Astair and Black and White Glamour movies.
Eco Hustler:… Continue
Added by Eco-Hustler on October 8, 2008 at 5:30pm —
I always have a great when hanging out with Johanna Hofring, Nana and the Eko Fam... Here's a lil' question and answer session we had the other day.
Eco Hustler: When did you open and at what locations?
Johanna: We opened the first store in the Old Town in Stockholm in June 2004 and we came here in November of 2006 to open on Ludlow Street, L.E.S. New York.
Eco Hustler: Why did you chose to open an… Continue
Added by Eco-Hustler on October 8, 2008 at 5:30pm —