Nolcha Shows at NYFW A/W 2017: Ethical and Sustainable Fashion Featured

Eco Chic

The Nolcha Shows at New York Fashion Week have come to be synonymous with independent designers—and that includes plenty of talent that is working ethically and sustainably too. This designer is new to us and we can’t wait to see what her runway show features!

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Eco Closet in Williamsburg, Brooklyn: A New Sustainable Fashion Destination

Eco Chic

Run by the knowledgeable and friendly Lisa Joseph, who has an extensive background in fashion, the store carries some of my fave sustainable brands like Prairie Underground, Stewart + Brown, Ecoskin, Amour Vert, Smartglass, and Kris Nations. Happy New Year!

It Was A Sustainable Fashion’s Night Out!

Eco Chic

To kick off a green Fashion Week, EcoSalon was pleased to co-host a (Sustainable) Fashion’s Night Out party Thursday, September 8th in partnership with New York’s Textile Arts Center, Of Rags , and the New York City Fair Trade Coalition.

Sustainable Fashion: Pay What You Can Afford & Do Good Too

Eco Friendly Daily

Sustainable fashion is growing beyond its hard-to-find niche. Sustainable. designers and their collections can now be found at the ever-present white tents at Bryant Park in New York during their fashion week, and was recently showcased at.

Sustainability and Storytelling at NYFW: James Nathaniel Piña’s Love Letter Home

Eco Chic

I was here to see the James Nathaniel Spring/Summer 2020 ethical fashion presentation, as part of New York Fashion Week. The ethical fashion collection was interactive; every guest has a front-row seat to view in detail and even touch the eco-fabrics.

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Korto Momolu Brings Cannabis Culture to NYFW with Women Grow

Eco Chic

Now add fashion to the mix: On the evening of September 7th, I had the opportunity to attend a runway show for New York Fashion Week at Pier 59 Studios and watched a hybrid of cannabis and fashion.

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Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Fashion Ethics?

Eco Chic

That’s good news for those of us who love vintage fashion , looking for a deal, the planet (clothing production has a whopping environmental toll), and proponents of personal style over rabid trend-following. But what about the fashion ethics? . times the size of fast fashion by 2028.

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Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Ethics?

Eco Chic

times the size of fast fashion by 2028. I’ve been a second-hand fiend for many years now and advocate for ethical fashion (@fashionbenders). I find unique and newish designer items this way, while also adhering to my ethical fashion value system. . Second-hand. Flipped.

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . John Moore, co-founded sustainable fashion brand Outerknown with surfer Kelly Slater. The new Econyl label is made of soy-based ink and dissolves in water.

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . John Moore, co-founded sustainable fashion brand Outerknown with surfer Kelly Slater. The new Econyl label is made of soy-based ink and dissolves in water.

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We Went to See Eileen Fisher at The New School and It Was Life Changing

Eco Chic

Eileen began her career in interior design and dove into the world of fashion after encountering the world of handmade Kimonos in Japan. Though New York City is a large and magical city, it’s not every day that one gets to hear the story of someone whose work that you greatly admire.

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . John Moore, co-founded sustainable fashion brand Outerknown with surfer Kelly Slater. The new Econyl label is made of soy-based ink and dissolves in water.

SoHo: a Great Place to be Alternative (Apparel, That Is)

Eco Chic

With multiple retail spaces thriving on the West Coast, it was only a matter of time before the eco-friendly apparel company, Alternative , opened its first New York City location. The new Alternative store is beautiful. Want more Spring fashion?

The Green Closet Project: Eco Designers Tara St. James and Auralis Join Forces with Ecover to Promote Smarter, Lower Impact Fashion

Eco Chic

“Americans spent roughly $340 billion on clothing and shoes last year, which is about 25 percent of the global market, and virtually all of it — 99 percent for footwear and 98 percent for clothes — came from somewhere else,” reported the New York Times last year.

SoHo: a Great Place to be Alternative

Eco Chic

With multiple retail spaces thriving on the West Coast, it was only a matter of time before the eco-friendly apparel company, Alternative , opened its first New York City location. The new Alternative store is beautiful. Want more Spring fashion?

Livia Firth Steps Up Her Green Carpet Challenge

Eccorazzi

If you remember Livia Firth’s 2011 Oscar gown or the video we posted of her eco shop in London , you know that this is a woman dedicated to not just wearing sustainable fashion, but being its champion. Livia wasn’t the only fashion forward thinker at her table.

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Bieber, Gaga Headline Christie’s 2011 Green Auction

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On March 29th, an exclusive and luxurious live benefit will take place in New York City hosted by comedian Seth Meyers. Christie’s star-studded “ Bid to Save the Earth &# Green Auction raised millions in 2010 for various environmental charities.

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Top Seven Online Eco Boutiques

Eco Chic

One of my favorite things to do while travelling around the world is to seek out the local eco boutique or sustainable store, as is inevitably includes a new designer I’m not yet familiar with and great local knowledge and resources.

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High Fashion News on the Runway

Eco Friendly Daily

Sometimes any news is good news, and this was definitely the case at Yesterday’s News Green Catwalk Event and Workshop in New York City. This fashion show featured sustainable fashions cleverly created from recycled newspaper, and it was the first of its kind.

Eco Chic Exhibit Now On at Scandinavia House, NYC

Eco Chic

Righteous Fashion. Leave it to the Swedes to put together an exhibit concerning eco fashion that’s both beautiful and seriously thought-provoking. The film asks the right-now question, “Is there such a thing as sustainable globalization?&#.

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7 Gorgeous Coats That Will Get You Excited for Winter

Eco Chic

Collection sizes and production are limited, in order to stay sustainable. I can easily imagine wrapping myself in this coat while exploring a new place. ” Sustainable luxury at its finest. In the world of sustainable fashion, Stella McCartney needs no introduction.

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The Eco-Lovely Mrs. Montague Collection

Eco Chic

Parry is very aware about the constant evolution of sustainable fashion, but she is committed to her support of artisan communities. In addition all her clothes are made in New York in support of the local garment industry.

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What Are YOU Doing for Fashion Revolution Day in 2016? There’s LOTS Going On!

Eco Chic

Courtesy of Fashion Revolution Day. Some of them are still missing, their bodies lost to the race for the fashion bottom—the two dollar t-shirt. Fashion Revolution Day’s aim is to stop a tragedy of the sort of ever happening in order to solve the problem from where it starts: us.

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The Future of Fashion? Designing with Mushroom Mycelium

Eco Chic

As early as 2007, companies like New York biomaterials company Ecovative have looked to fungi as a possible replacement to petroleum based products, particularly for non-biodegradable packaging and building materials. ” The post The Future of Fashion?

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Afingo Fashion Forum at FIT: Sustainability and Philanthropy

Eco Chic

Starre Vartan (far right) speaks at FIT at the Afingo “Sustainability and Philanthropy&# panel. The most engaging insights included a consideration of the standards to which any fashion brand, eco or otherwise, must hold itself, as well as a call for improved labeling for consumers.

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Leaf // Cloud Exhibit at Fair Folks and a Goat in NYC, Featuring Eco Fashion via Kaight Boutique

Eco Chic

As you scroll through this post, you’ll see some of the gorgeous naturally-inspired works of art, along with some eco fashion pieces brought to complement the exhibit for a special trunk show I attended on June 14. The works of the selected artists and designers give new meaning to “environmental awareness.”. Patrick Winfield, Grasses and Rushes 2 (new beginnings), 2010.