Fall/Winter 2011

Susan Woo Marries Luxury, Utility in Her Fall/Winter 2011 Eco-Fashion Line

COMPLETELY WOOED Made in Gotham’s fabled Garment District, the range spans from casual to evening-wear, with such planet-pandering materials as organic cotton dobby,…

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Osklen Recycles Discarded Fish Skins Into Luxurious Shoes, Bags

OSKLEN REBORN Osklen has never strayed far from its roots, but a devastating fire in February 2010 resulted in a rebirth of sorts. “Fenix,” Osklen’s aptly named…

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Ecouterre's Comprehensive Eco-Fashion Shopping Guide for Fall 2011

Gearing up for fall? We’ve done the legwork for you so you can get your planet-friendly shopping done in no time flat. FALL 2011 TRENDS > ECO-FRIENDLY CAPES AND PONCHOS…

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10 Ways to Wear a Fall Scarf, With Tips by Eco-Stylist Emma Grady

“Keep it neutral while channeling the English countryside with chocolate, beige, and brown hues.” + Folk Unicorn Scarf (Light Pink/Gray) $42 “For conservative coverage…

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LiaMolly Wants to Bring Knitwear Manufacturing Back to the United States

COMING HOME Sudan’s love affair with knitting began when she was just 9 years old, and that passion continues to burn strong today. “I was lucky to know what I wanted to do with…

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14 Eco-Friendly Women's Trench Coats, Blazers, Parkas to Fall for

ALMOST PARADISE Feel like the rock star you are with a 100 percent cotton trench coat by EDUN, the ethical, pro-Africa fashion label founded by U2 frontman Bono and his wife, Ali…

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14 of Fall 2011's Hottest Fashion Trends, With an Ethical Twist

POLKA DOTS Tired of stripes? Carrie Parry’s circus-inspired Dot Dress is spot-on. Fairly made in New York City with a luxurious blend of recycled polyester and spandex jersey, the…

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VIDEO: H&M Unveils New "Conscious Collection" for Fall 2011

CONSCIOUS COLLECTION Awash in lace, tone-on-tone embroidery, and heady floral prints, the fall lineup borrows from the “sweet romance of Swedish folklore,” according to…

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Levi’s Unveils the World’s Oldest Pair of Jeans at Fall 2011 Fashion Preview

OLDIE BUT GOODIE The first pair of riveted denim jeans was patented by Levi Strauss and his partner Jacob Davis in 1872, so this ancient pair of pants isn’t far removed from the…

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Frock L.A. Offers Eco-Fashion That's High on Style, Low on Maintenance

ROCK THE FROCK Based in the City of Angels, where its wares are crafted, Frock L.A. sources its organic cotton, bamboo, and soy fabrics from domestic suppliers. The burgeoning label…

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Snoozer Loser Offers Brightly Hand-Printed Linen Frocks in Natural Dyes

Fancy meets function this fall with Snoozer Loser’s charming lineup of dresses, tunics, and trapeze tops, which the New York label hand-screens on 100 percent eco-linen using…

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Pendleton to Launch U.S.A.-Made "Portland Collection" in Fall (Photos)

MADE IN PORTLAND While Pendleton’s signature line leans towards classic lines and cuts, the Portland Collection is geared to young, informed consumers who don’t want to…

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At Chanel's Fall/Winter 2011 Couture Show, Shoes Double as Flashlights

Twinkle toes, anyone? The models on the Chanel Couture Fall/Winter 2011 runway in Paris on Tuesday may have been light on their feet, but we didn’t expect them to have lights on…

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Fendi Sheds Fur for Fashion Show on Seoul's Floating Island

Ruffled feathers and raised haunches aside, Fendi launched its Fall/Winter 2011 collection in Seoul on Thursday night without a hitch. After weeks of drama that nearly led to the…

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Fendi Faces Off With South Korea Over Display of Fur in Fashion Show

A vendetta is brewing between Seoul City and Italian luxury brand Fendi over the use of fur at an upcoming fashion show in the South Korean capital. After two days of debate that ended…

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Afia's Fair-Trade Fashion Gives West African Traditions a Modern Twist

“Who doesn’t love Friday?” asks Meghan Sebold, founder of the breakout fashion label, Afia. We couldn’t agree more. According to Sebold, whose studies in Ghana…

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Designer Maria Cornejo Loves Recycled Cassette-Tape Fabric, Doesn't Think Fast Fashion is Very "Eco"

Maria Cornejo bristles at the idea that sustainability is an all-or-nothing proposition. “I think to be totally ‘eco’ is practically impossible,” says the…

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NYC TRUNK SHOW: Carrie Parry at Bloomingdale's SoHo

Bloomingdale’s is redefining what it means to be style conscious, hosting eco designer up-and-comer Carrie Parry to kick off the April Earth Day celebrations at its SoHo, New York…

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