Prêt-à-Portea, Vivienne Westwood’s Active Resistance, DIY Runway Fashion

by , 10/30/11   filed under: Eco-Fashion News, Site Seeing

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The Berkeley Hotel in London is hosting Prêt-à-Portea, a fashion high tea inspired by the Fall/Winter 2012 runway favorites like Stella McCartney’s spot dress, Miu Miu’s glitter pumps, Lanvin’s capes, and Burberry’s trench coat. (British Vogue)

Designer Vivienne Westwood has partnered with Lee Jeans to publish a photography book based on their “100 Days of Active Resistance” online installation last year. (My Fashion Life]

“Make it, don’t buy it” is the new mantra for fashion bloggers on a budget, and blogs like HonestlyWTF and P.S. I Made This are leading the charge for a new resurgence in DIY. (

Congratulations to Costello Tagliapietra’s Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra for making honest men out of each other. The grooms’ bought matching bands at Tiffany’s—”our first and only piece of jewelry.” (Daily Front Row)

“Made in Britain” labels are thriving even as China, India, Bangladesh, and other offshore-manufacturing hot spots are becoming less attractive to retailers because of increased labor and freight costs. (Fibre2Fashion)

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