Footwear, Furniture

Liza Fredrika Aslund

  In most American cities, trash day brings a plethora of used furniture to the nation’s sidewalks to either be recycled or discarded. However, one Swedish designer has decided on a more practical measure for our unwanted goods. Liza Fredrika Aslund has created the shoes you see below, all from pieces of wood she found […]

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Footwear

Celebrity eco-loafers from Sanuk

Sanuk is the Thai word for fun, and these sandals and loafers are just about fun enough for Amanda Seyfried, who was spotted wearing the “June Bug” loafers over the weekend.  Started in 1997 as a company making sandals out of inner tubes and outdoor carpet, Sanuk is an ethical and functional shoe company based […]

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Footwear

Close your toes

With summer winding down, you better be on the hunt for the perfect closed-toe flats to keep your feet warm when it starts to chill down.  Etsy Shop Extraseed is pretty much the place to get them if you want to marry fashion and eco.  We’ve been watching this collection grow over the past year, […]

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Accessories, Events, Footwear

Sample Sale at Coclico Monday

OK – so maybe we are a little overzealous in our posting about Coclico, our favorite eco fashion shoe and accessory company.  But you have to understand that a Coclico sample sale with up to 70% off is the type of event that rocks our world, so please just excuse our gushing and stop by […]

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Footwear

Terra Plana

Have a look at the Summer 2010 collection of sandals and heels from Terra Plana.  This sustainable design shoe company takes great care to make every aspect of their materials and manufacturing as earth- and people-friendly as possible–they even take you inside their factory to show you how their shoes are made.  At around $100-$160 […]

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Footwear

The Etsy shop that was born in a storage unit

This is why we love Etsy.  Anita Righi’s father, Lauro Righi, designed shoes in Italy throughout the 70’s and 80’s for brands like Sergio Rossi and Casadei, as well as his own brand.  Several months ago, Anita and her brother found her father’s old prototypes in a storage unit, and they’ve put them up for […]

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Clothing, Footwear

Meet SAWA

Meet SAWA, the first sneaker 100% made in Africa, from materials from Africa.  SAWA sneakers are born from the energy of African cobblers who, together with the SAWA company are challenging the traditional North/South industrial flow (i.e. raw materials from Africa transformed elsewhere into finished goods.) The shoes are now in selective shops around the […]

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