Junkyard Tables

As soon as i saw one of these tables, i was in love. They have everything. Reused materials, beautiful design and textures, modern style, and each one is unique. It isn’t rocket science, but it takes skill and craftsmanship. Creating elegant metal tables out of salvaged vintage American automobile hoods is a great idea, and Joel Hester does it with …

Fashionable Outerwear (with function)

With winter looming and fashion giant Vogue recently buying outdoor outfitter The North Face, clothing retailers have turned their eye to looking good in the outdoors. Its no longer just about function, just check out your local supermarket or ski slopes. With so many brands to choose from, how do you choose which brand to outfit your next excursion? Well …

Green Beer

Wind powered since 1999 and supplemented by on site energy production is just the beginning for this sustainable brewery. New Belgium Brewing produces delicious popular micro brews such as Fat Tire Ale, Blue Paddle, and Abbey. The true Belgian style brews were first created in the basement of New Belgium founder, Jeff Lebesch using re-purposed dairy equipment. A commercial (but …

Inaugural Post

Well, here it is folks, the first post on this exciting new site which will be dedicated to all things cool and green. The mission statement as it were. Here at The Chic Ecologist, we will be covering whats new and cool in the world of green living. Design, fashion and function are the highest priority and our goal is …