Features

15 Green Designers at Spring 2013 London Fashion Week's Estethica Showcase

HONEST BY Honest By, Estethica’s “special guest,” is the first completely fashion label to promote complete transparency in price and manufacturing, according to Bruno…

Read More >

Vivienne Westwood Wants a Climate Revolution at Spring 2013 London Fashion Week

VIVA LA REVOLUTION Westwood donned the same garb earlier this month at the Paralympics closing ceremony, where she unfurled a giant banner that proclaimed “Climate…

Read More >

Christopher Raeburn Takes Flight at Spring 2013 London Fashion Week

Upcycling impresario Christopher Raeburn returned to London Fashion Week on Sunday with his Spring/Summer 2013 women’s collection—the second he’s dedicated to the fairer…

Read More >

Hot Green Designers at Spring/Summer 2013 New York Fashion Week

We came, we saw, we chronicled the hottest green shows at Spring/Summer 2013 New York Fashion Week. Get the complete rundown below, and let us know which collections are your…

Read More >

Suzanne Rae is a Minimalist Dream at Spring 2013 NY Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre A chance encounter with the work of photographer Francesca Woodman provided the kernel of inspiration that led to Suzanne Rae’s Spring/Summer…

Read More >

Holmes & Yang Raids Katie Holmes's Closet at Spring '13 NY Fashion Week

WHAT KATIE DID Despite the canny timing, reviews have been mixed: The New York Times’ Eric Wilson said that none of the 14 outfits were “especially interesting other than…

Read More >

John Bartlett Travels to Greece, India for Spring 2013 NY Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre Inspired from his travels from Mykonos to Mumbai, John Bartlett channeled a masculine yet soft and laid-back style at his Spring/Summer 2013 show at…

Read More >

Osklen Captures the Perfect Summer's Day at Spring 2013 NY Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre Whatever you do, don’t call Osklen an eco-fashion brand, Oskar Metsavaht, the Brazilian label’s founder, tells Ecouterre backstage at…

Read More >

9 Eco-Chic Fashions Inspired by the Music Industry

Driven by the same cultural and social factors, fashion and music have shared an inextricable bond since the 1950s, when the first rumblings of malaise and discontent rippled among the…

Read More >

Gretchen Jones Pays Tribute to Joan Baez at Spring 2013 NY Fashion Week

JONES ON JOANS “My collections are inspired by a piece of literature and the album I listen to most or what’s connected to the literature,” Jones tells Ecouterre.…

Read More >

Laura Siegel Dresses the Modern Nomad at Spring 2013 NY Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre. Deserts aren’t the barren wildernesses they’re made out to be. Like the vivid bouquets that spring unexpectedly from the arid landscape,…

Read More >

Mara Hoffman Brings Taste of Polynesia to Spring 2013 NY Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre Mara Hoffman spiced up the runway at New York Fashion Week on Saturday with her colorful prints and swimsuits. The extensive collection included long…

Read More >

Costello Tagliapietra is a Grand Love Affair at Spring 2013 NY Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre No huge surprises at Costello Tagliapietra’s Spring/Summer 2013 show at New York Fashion Week on Thursday. The burly duo, who are living proof…

Read More >

Samantha Pleet Turns Back the Sands of Time at Spring 2013 New York Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre To say that Samantha Pleet’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection is epic isn’t a matter of hyperbole. Presented at the Wolverine store in…

Read More >

Organic by John Patrick Brings the Urban Commune to Spring 2013 New York Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre Crisp but never starched: John Patrick brought Organic’s signature toss-on-and-go aesthetic to New York Fashion Week on Wednesday morning with…

Read More >

7 Eco-Friendly Accessory Designers at the New York International Gift Fair

ARIA HANDMADE North Carolina-based Nestor Pineda insists on using recycled and natural raw materials. “Being eco-friendly and environmentally conscious is the core of my…

Read More >

Make Over Your Back-to-School Wardrobe With Natural Dyes (DIY Tutorial)

The dry summer afternoons of Northern California have inspired the spray of the hose, colanders full of freshly harvested blackberries, and post-lunch respites under the shade of fully…

Read More >

9 Eco-Fashionable Garments Inspired by Architecture

Fashion and architecture are more than casual acquaintances. Both disciplines entail filling voids with contours, swoops, and planes, albeit on markedly different scales. Sometimes,…

Read More >