Eco-Fashion Shows

Organic by John Patrick Returns to the '90s at New York Fashion Week

TEN SHADES OF GRAY The cool, sporty palette (canary yellow, terracotta, and fluorescent white, juxtaposed with modern neutrals like navy and putty), plus the adroit Matryoshka-like…

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Christopher Raeburn Soars at Spring 2014 London Fashion Week

TAKING FLIGHT Raeburn deployed an array of technical fabrics, including decommissioned parachute silk—preserved in its original candy-pink hue—originally used in humanitarian aid…

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Richard Nicoll's "Tinkerbell" Gown Sets London Fashion Week Aglow

Richard Nicoll’s London Fashion Week outing had more than a smattering of faith, trust, and pixie dust. Sponsored by Disney, the Spring/Summer 2015 show featured five looks that…

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Stella McCartney, Livia Firth Launch Inaugural "Green Carpet Collection"

GREEN CARPET COLLECTION The 13 evening looks, which boast “delicate femininity and bold graphic abstraction,” comprise materials that are either recycled or certified…

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London Fashion Week Activists Stage Protest on Waterloo Bridge

As London kicked off its biannual Fashion Week at Somerset House Friday morning, an entirely different scene unfolded on nearby Waterloo Bridge. Campaigners from anti-poverty group War…

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Harare Brings Berber Chic to Spring 2015 New York Fashion Week

GLOBAL TRIBE Harare, Fuss said afterward, strives to “create [its] own modern wanderer through the story told by [its] fabrics.” The label had a global outlook from the…

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VIDEO: CuteCircuit Lights Up Spring 2015 New York Fashion Week

MIGHTY MORPHING Francesca Rosella and Ryan Genz, whose “Q by CuteCircuit” smartphone app allowed its models to dictate their clothing’s appearance, demoed an updated…

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Horse-Drawn Carriages Draw Ire of Activists at New York Fashion Week

It just wouldn’t be New York Fashion Week without a demonstration or two. Filling the quota for the Spring/Summer 2015 season? Argentine designer Victor de Souza, who sent…

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Pharrell, G-Star Raw Get "Happy" for Oceans at New York Fashion Week

HAPPY OCEANS Unlike most designers, who wait till after the models have made their rounds on the runway before revealing themselves, Williams stood front and center among the looks he…

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Lucio Castro Channels Soviet Nostalgia at New York Fashion Week

IRON CURTAIN Other standouts include Cape Cod-ish shoestring belts, marled-knit grandpa cardigans, extra-cushy quilted bermuda shorts, and one particularly natty-looking gray summer…

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Intel, Opening Ceremony Unveil "Smart" Bracelets at New York Fashion Week

Intel and French fashion house, Opening Ceremony have partnered together to create the most luxurious piece or wearable technology we’ve seen yet. MICA (My Intelligent…

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Deola, Clan Bring Nigerian Mother-Daughter Style to NY Fashion Week

The show opened with a dazzling retrospective of pieces inspired by Sagoe’s 25-year career. From luxe Russian-doll skirts and voluminous shoulders in bold African fabrics to…

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For Daniel Silverstein, "Zero Waste," U.S-Made Fashion Makes 100% Sense

Whether you’re an avid reality television viewer or a follower of eco-fashion, the name Daniel Silverstein is probably on your radar. The charismatic, near-prodigy level graduate…

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Greenpeace Demands Toxic-Free Luxury at Fall 2014 Milan Fashion Week

LUXURY DETOX Versace received a special call-out this morning when Greenpeace volunteers opened a second banner emblazoned with the message “Versace Detox now!” Greenpeace…

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LAST DAY: Helpsy, Market 605 Toast Slow Fashion With Ethical Pop-Up

As New York Fashion Week kicked off, a private party at Market605, hosted by sustainable e-commerce site Helpsy offered attendees a chance to meet the shop’s designers while…

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Alexander Wang Fetes Chameleon Fabrics at Fall 2014 NY Fashion Week

The outer boroughs aren’t your typical New York Fashion Week destination. Yet like a 21st-century Pied Paper, Alexander Wang drew the fashion cavalcade from its Lincoln Center…

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CuteCircuit Brings Wearable Technology to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

LIGHTS, ACTION! “The most amazing thing is that we managed to make the technology invisible—so invisible that not even the models realized they were wearing technology until…

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Modu Borrows From the Boys at Fall 2014 Launch NYC Fashion Week

MASCULINE FEMININITY Modu produces its garments in New York City—Mo and Du wouldn’t have it any other way. “Throughout the development of our first collection for Modu, we…

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