Organic cotton underwear.
PACT is an apparel company offering design-driven, sustainably manufactured, premium organic cotton underwear connected to powerful social and environmental causes. 10% of every sale goes to support these causes. Designed in collaboration with Yves Behar and fuseproject, PACT underwear is made of responsibly grown and manufactured organic cotton and shipped to customers in zero-waste packaging, demonstrating the company's commitment to style, sustainability, and social consciousness. Available at www.wearPACT.com.
Vancouver, Canada based designer Ashley Watson and her staff handcraft her one-of-a-kind leather products using exclusively recycled material. She began designing handbags with recycled leather in early 2005, inspired by the original features of soft and gently worn jackets purchased from charity thrift stores. She ultimately incorporates these features, such as pockets and seams, into each......read more
Made in collaboration with New York City designer Julio Cesar, these limited-edition ties are constructed from 50% recycled cassette tape, and are intended to impart the wearer with "special, subtle powers of perception and attunement, and to emit an intangible sense of the miraculous." Available in three sizes: skinny (1.5"), medium (2") or standard (3.5")....read more
We know its hard to believe that Matt and Nat recycled 47 bottles in the making of this beautiful dark grey handbag. Made from 100% recycled materials with 100% recycled light grey faux suede lining. This is only one of many great finds at this eco/vegan fashion house. 17.75" L X 12.5" H X 6.75" W...read more
Masquerading as a stack of firewood, rustic yet modern, movable and built from sustainable material - this log cabin has it all. Created by Dutch designer and architect Piet Hein Eek, the structure - built on wheels to bypass building regulations – is a rehearsal space for a musician. The tree-trunk exterior encases a steel frame salvaged from a builders' yard. The facade......read more
With Dash, the all-organic winter collection from R by 45rpm, the Japanese brand gives lovingly detailed denim, sweaters, knitted caps, button-ups and totes the eco-treatment. Needless to say, organic clothing made in Japan brings a hefty price tag, so don’t be shocked when they ring in your purchase. ...read more
Patagonia has never been one to follow the pack when it comes to greening business operations. The Ventura, CA company’s Common Threads Garment Recycling program, which transforms unusable garments into new clothing, is a great example. Launched in 2005, Common Threads accepts worn out fleece (from any manufacturer), as well as Patagonia cotton T-shirts and some additional polyester and nylon......read more
Nike's new N7 collection is inspired by the well-known Native American maxim, "In every deliberation, we must consider the impace on the next seven generations." The capsule collection features the N7 Air Pegasus (pictured above), the N7 Huarache, the N7 SMS RT in preschool and toddler sizes, and the N7 Organic Cotton Tee. All profits go to the N7 Fund, which provides grant money......read more
For those that aren't aware, prior to founding SHFT, we produced a TV show called ALTER ECO that aired on Discovery's Planet Green. In this episode we tried to show one of the typically more wasteful industries things it can do to clean up its act. With some help from Angela Lindvall, we did a sustainable fashion shoot for VOGUE. Some of the fashionistas involved were skeptical, but......read more