Fall/Winter 2010

You Can Finally Buy Loomstate's Student-Designed Zero-Waste Anorak (But Hurry, Only 10 Were Made!)

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre When Parsons student Andria Crescioni won Loomstate’s zero-waste challenge in February, she didn’t just receive accolades and the…

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9 Green Guy Essentials for Fall

Fall is now upon us, and with winter around the corner, we’re bundling up and breaking out the cold-weather gear. Fortunately, with the recent resurgence of high-quality heritage…

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Vivienne Westwood's Eco-Fashion Tip: Wear a Towel Instead of a Coat

Restraint and normalcy have never been Dame Vivienne Westwood’s strongest suits—and thank God for that. Speaking at a New Economics Forum event at Southbank Centre in London…

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Pachacuti Adds Fedoras, Cloches to Its Fair-Trade Panama Hat Collection

Parachuti may be internationally recognized for its fair-trade-certified Panama hats, but the British topper-maker has added several new styles to its assortment, just in time for…

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Beautiful Soul’s Spring 2011 Line Offers Grace Kelly With an Asian Twist

Nicola Woods of Beautiful Soul chose to sit out the runway action at London Fashion Week this season. Instead, the British designer pulled together a team of like-minded creatives to…

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Stewart + Brown Leads Us on an Eco-Fashion "Vision Quest" for Fall 2010

SPIRITUAL JOURNEY Eco-fashion and Native American vision quests appear to have little in common, but the idea that every living thing is part of a larger plan is a grounding principle…

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Actress Emma Watson Visits Bangladeshi Slums, Models for People Tree

WATSON’S ELEMENTARY LESSON For British actress Emma Watson, fast fashion isn’t how we should be making clothes in the modern world. “These workers have no rights and…

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Shaina Mote Resurrects Decades Past With Clothes From Deadstock Fabrics

For Los Angeles designer Shaina Mote, who spent much of her childhood weaving baskets from pine needles, the art of creative reuse was something she mastered from a young age. So it…

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Hessnatur by Eviana Hartman: Modular Eco-Fashion That's Twice as Nice

Fashion houses, designers, and writers live in the future. Although summer has everyone a-swelter, we zapped forward in time recently for a sneak peek at how fall fashion will shape up,…

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EDUN Relaunches With 2010 Pre-Fall Menswear Collection

Despite the rock-star muscle, marquee-name prestige, and moneyed start that launched EDUN into the stratosphere half a decade ago, the ethical fashion label has weathered a trying…

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Mother Maria Brings Eco-Fashion to Australia (By Way of Paris)

For Aussie label Mother Maria, baguettes met boomerangs to inspire one of the most charming collections of the season. Defined by chic shapes and feminine details,…

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9 Eco-Fashion Designers Showing at the Designers & Agents Green Room

GREEN D&A Please join Ecouterre from May 3-5, 2010, as we co-host the Green Room at Designers & Agents in New York City. Featuring emerging eco-friendly designers such as…

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Bodkin's Eviana Hartman to Design Fall 2010 Collection for Hessnatur

Eviana Hartman of Bodkin with Wolf Luedge, CEO of Hessnatur Seeing double? You and us both. Eco-fashion designer Eviana Hartman of Bodkin is working on a capsule collection for ethical…

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Deborah Lindquist Makes "Playable" Bustiers From Recycled Cassette Tape

Photos by Glenn Campbell If there was any doubt that some things are just better in pairs (see: peanut butter and jelly, Batman and Robin, Cheech and Chong), eco-designer Deborah…

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Mr. Larkin Pays Tribute to Fallen Fairies for Its Fall 2010 Eco-Fashion Line

Think “eco-fashion” and Tori Amos and Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs don’t exactly spring to mind. But the music icons are precisely who Mr. Larkin’s Casey…

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Study NY by Tara St. James' Fall/Winter 2010 Collection Wants It Both Ways

Study NY by Tara St. James‘ Fall/Winter 2010 collection has a hidden split personality. If it isn’t enough that most pieces can be worn two or three different ways, each…

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Karl Lagerfeld Ships 265 Ton Artic Iceberg to Paris for Fashion Show

Photo by Wallpaper A political statement about climate change was the last thing on Karl Lagerfeld’s mind when he trotted Chanel’s Fall/Winter 2010 collection in front of a…

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Prophetik's Civil War-Inspired Fall '10 Line Storms London Fashion Week

GONE WITH THE WIND Fiddle-dee-dee! The London fashion crowd received a quick American history lesson last week with the Vauxhall Fashion Scout debut of Prophetik, a Tennessee-based…

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