Gallery: 37 Eco-Fashion Predictions fo...

ORSOLA DE CASTRO (CO-FOUNDER, ESTETHICA AT LONDON FASHION WEEK; CO-FOUNDER, FROM SOMEWHERE, RECLAIM TO WEAR)

As we move into the '90s revival, grunge will be back, and upcycling will fit that look perfectly.

I predict modern upcycling will actually look "upcycled," but with a much edgier feel.

I believe that in the high-end sector there will be a rush to re embrace artisans and manual skills, and that crafts will become a tool for modern luxury once again.

I also see transparency becoming more important as consumers become aware and more curious about who makes their clothes.

Watch out for Fashion Revolution Day on the April 24 and wear your clothes #insideout to show your support.

ECO-FASHION ORACLES

1. Orsola de Castro (Estethica, From Somewhere, Reclaim to Wear)

2. Judy Gearhart (International Labor Rights Forum)

3. Jason Kibbey (Sustainable Apparel Coalition, PACT)

4. Ilze Smit (Greenpeace International)

5. Summer Rayne Oakes (Source4Style)

6. Christina Dean (Redress HK)

7. Chrissie Lam (The Supply Change)

8. Oceana Lott (Fashion Revolution Day)

9. Sass Brown (Fashion Institute of Technology, Eco Fashion)

10. Timo Rissanen (Parsons The New School for Design)

11. Carmen Artigas

12. Deanna Clark (Fashion Institute of Technology)

13. Leah Borromeo (Dirty White Gold)

14. Elizabeth Cline (Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion)

15. Anthony Lilore (Restore Clothing, Save the Garment Center)

16. Bob Bland (Manufacture NY)

17. Safia Minney (People Tree)

18. John Patrick (Organic)

19. Aurelie Popper and Jade Harwood (Wool and the Gang)

20. Karen Stewart and Howard Brown (Stewart + Brown)

21. Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart (Vaute)

22. Tara St. James (Study NY)

23. Eliza Starbuck (Bright Young Things)

24. Carrie Parry (Carrie Parry)

25. Meghan Sebold (Afia)

26. Joshua Katcher (Brave GentleMan)

27. Soraya Darabi and Maxine Bèdat (Zady)

28. Claire Mazur and Erica Cerulo (Of a Kind)

29. Amisha Ghadiali (Provenance)

30. Rachel Kibbe (Helpsy)

31. Anna Griffin (Coco Eco0

32. Amy DuFault

33. Jessica Marati (Tout Le Monde)

34. Starre Vartan (Eco-Chick, The Eco Chick Guide to Life)

35. Johanna Björk (Goodlifer)

36. Greta Eagan (Fashion Me Green)

37. Emma Grady (Past Fashion Future)

2 Responses to “37 Eco-Fashion Predictions for 2014”

  1. What an amazing selection of talented people. Look forward to read all about them. I had never heard of FASHION REVOLUTION DAY, sounds amazing. Thanks for sharing! Cheers :)

  2. apasricha says:

    I am so excited to see these trending. These trends will stay and become our lifestyle choice. I have been a part of educator’s group working with Sustainable Apparel Coalition and thought leaders in sustainability. I am pleased with our work that will soon be shared with educational institutions worldwide.

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