Spring/Summer 2010

Imitation and Disguise Dresses You in Eco-Luxe Fashion From Head to Toe

If you stitch it, they will come—or at least, that’s what Jean-Philippe Gawronski hoped when he launched Imitation and Disguise three years ago. The 30-year-old Franco-Brazilian…

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Katharine Hamnett Designs Sexy, Eco-Friendly Beachwear for Yooxygen

When it comes to the polemical slogan tee, nobody does it better than Katharine Hamnett. The London-based designer, who’s been doling out wearable catchphrases like “Choose…

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LABEL: An Eco-Fashion Label "On the Run" in Toronto

Lovers on the wrong side of the law. Seedy motel rooms. Sex, violence, and crimes of passion. The twist in this sordid tale? Ms. Femme Fatale is always impeccably outfitted—and…

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Satara: Fair-Trade Fashion That Drives Gender Equality, Living Wages

If pretty is as pretty does, then Satara is a true beaut. The Dutch fashion label isn’t your average purveyor of ethical togs. It’s also a nonprofit, one that promotes…

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TOMS, Charity: Water Launch Limited-Edition Shoes to Provide Clean Water

As far as groovy philanthropic endeavors go, TOMS Shoes and Charity: Water have been making ripples in the social-responsibility sphere since Day One. Get set for another giant…

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Beautiful Soul's Refashioned Kimonos Are Inspired by "Madame Butterfly"

Forget Memoirs of a Geisha; kimonos have migrated from the realm of the exotic to the wearable. Beautiful Soul, an eco-luxury label based in London, is refashioning vintage Japanese…

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Camilla Wellton's Futuristic Eco-Couture is Made to Measure

Ladies, how many times have you been envious of the gentlemen’s access to a perfectly fitted suit? Well, shove your inner green-eyed monster aside because Camilla Wellton’s…

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Lina Rennell, Ashley Watson Collaborate on Pair of Eco-Chic Bags

If two heads are indeed better than one, then Angelina Rennell and Ashley Watson are one pair of noggins we’d want permanently fused together. The designers’ first joint…

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NEW! Veja Tauá Organic Cotton Canvas Sneakers For Spring/Summer 2010

There’s more than one way to get your Jolly Roger on, me hearties, and embrace the springtime nautical trend—without looking like boatswain in search of an oar. Ethical footwear…

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Champion Skateboarder Launches Eco-Friendly C-PAS Menswear Line

As far as career segues go, shifting gears from world champion skateboarder to eco-menswear designer might not be as huge a leap as you might think, particularly if you’re Pierre…

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"Project Runway" Alum Leanne Marshall Unveils Eco-Chic Spring Line

We’ve been enamored with eco-fashion visionary Leanne Marshall ever since she debuted her unique designs on Project Runway back in 2008. (In case you missed it, she went on to win…

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TOMS Shoes Springs Into 2010 With Nautically Inspired Vegan Styles

Ahoy and avast! TOMS Shoes is shivering our timbers with its nautically notioned Spring 2010 collection, which includes a couple of animal-free styles that will give vegans happy feet.…

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Titania Inglis Channels Marilyn Monroe With Veggie-, Rust-Dyed Playsuits

Warm weather is soclose we can almost taste it! If you’ve been searching for the perfect Marilyn Monroe-sque ensemble (circa Some Like It Hot) for the imminent heat wave,…

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Studio JUX: Eco-Fashion That Takes Care of Both People and Planet

Jitske Lundgren, founder of Studio JUX, really know his clothes. The Dutch designer’s men’s and women’s collections, which comprise organic and all-natural fabrics,…

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FIRST LOOK: Emma Watson's Organic, Fair-Trade People Tree Collection

My, my, my, Hermione Granger! Judging from the sneak peeks of Emma Watson’s collaboration with People Tree, the Burberry- and Chanel-fronting starlet does cazh just as well as…

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Stewart + Brown Spring 2010 Collection in Stop Motion

Exclusive to Ecouterre, this remarkable behind-the-scenes footage from the second day of Stewart + Brown’s Spring 2010 Collection photo shoot was shot by Jake Montefu using…

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NOW '10: For Eco-Fashion Designers, Collaboration Not Competition is Key

With New York Fashion Week only in a few weeks, we’re pleased to announce our media sponsorship of one of the most buzz-worthy eco-fashion events of the season: NOW Showcase, an…

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FIRST LOOK: Bahar Shahpar, Cri de Coeur Collaborate on Vegan Shoe Collection

Good things, like shoes, come in pairs. Another toothsome twosome that is equally congenial is Bahar Shahpar and Cri de Coeur, two sizzling eco-fashion labels that have joined forces to…

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