Category Archive for 'Trashion'

The new look!

A little name change and a new look! A round of applause to my talented designer Mark Waggoner of Gillen’s Army for whipping my blog into shape with a few tweaks and a sweet new header. Thanks Mark! (PS this guy is also no eco-slouch: hybrid car, low food chain diet, and water wise landscaping [...]

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Strutting the red carpet at the Environmental Media Awards last night was this young actor, Sage Ryan. Cute Alert! We chatted a little about environmentalism, and the kid threw out a few good pointers.  He mentioned a few green standards, suggesting that people turn off the lights when leaving a room and either walk or [...]

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This upcycled tote is a classic fave at BTC Elements. Its sturdy design and unique look is certain to get you tons of compliments, especially when they find out that it is eco-fabulous! Heather, in Indiana told us what she thought. She wrote, “I am IN LOVE with my new purse, the Seatbelt Scrap Tote!! [...]

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The hub and I celebrated our fourth anniversary last weekend. Yay! There were three pretty green things about our day: The outfit (well, my outfit), the transportation, and the restaurant. Aside from the shoes, my diggs were entirely eco-fashionable. The bag was picked up at a garage sale. The top is an organic cotton Placket [...]

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My arms are too long for my body. My hub discovered this when looking at a group photo where my arm was draped over the shoulders of a couple family members. The conversation went a little something like this: Hub (pointing to the photo): “Whose hand is that?!” Me: “Hmm, not sure.” Hub: “Your sister’s [...]

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Just in..

… new pieces from two of our fave designers, Armour Sans Anguish and Anna Johansson. These lady designers handmake their items using reclaimed and second-hand materials. You wouldn’t know it by the looks of them either. The sweet yellow dress by ASA is perfect for a wedding, and Anna’s light and lovely earrings can be [...]

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Sam, the Yogi Times stylist picked up some swimwear from BTC Elements for the Yogi Times photo shoot: “Elegantly Environmental Chic Summer Swimsuits.” Sam did a fabulous job styling the shoot – my favorite shot is to the left, with the model wearing Kelly B’s Cut Out One Piece in black. Also in the issue [...]

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I heart recycling and using recycled items. But nothing tickles me more than reusing. Which is why I’m nuts about our Vintage Record Sleeve Journals filled with reused paper. The creators take paper that’s been used on one side, folds it in half (umm, used side in), and binds it together between two pieces of [...]

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Oh, Beautiful Day

Some brand new beauties in from the sassy ladies over at Armour Sans Anguish. My fave is definitely the above dress with layers of second hand chiffon over a vintage petticoat. So sweet, so green.

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TH Loves BTC Beachwear

We got a little shoutout from our buds over at TreeHugger for the BTC Elements beachwear section. From the article, “We instantly found what we were looking for when we clicked on the ?¢‚Ǩ?ìbeachwear?¢‚Ǩ¬ù section of BTC Elements.” TH gave a shoutout to the Anna Cohen Bikini, made from fabric from leftover Olympic speedskater uniforms, [...]

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