Saturday, 10 September 2011


As many blog readers may know, it's fashion week in New York.  Although I've never been to New York or to a fashion week... I'm still indirectly excited. 

Apparently for the past few years, sustainability has gotten a bit of a nod at NYFW.  There's actually a competition (CDFA/Lexus Eco-fashion challenge) for the best line that uses at least 25% sustainable materials.   Yes yes, that number is arbitrary and 'sustainable materials' is vague... but it's a step in the right direction, no?  Well, whatever you may think, you can cast your vote at Ecouterre.

One of this years frontrunners is Marcia Patmos.  She uses domestic production, local yarns, and zero-waste techniques.  Plus her clothes are just beautiful. 

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