Spring/Summer 2011

Schmidttakahashi Uses iPhone Tech to Track Upcycled Garments' History

Even as art-school classmates in Berlin, Eugenie Schmidt and Mariko Takahashi shared a fascination for people and what they wore. The kindred spirits soon launched Schmidttakahashi, a…

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Makool's Little White Organic Dresses Give the LBD a Run for Its Money

Consider the little black dress placed on notice. Crisp whites are right this season, particularly for Portland label Makool, which built its entire Spring/Summer 2011 collection around…

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Chinti and Parker Has Breezy Summer Eco-Fashion Down to a T

The quest for the perfect T-shirt has managed to elude even the savviest of shoppers. When we stumbled upon Chinti and Parker, we found ourselves face-to-face with the sartorial needle…

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Win a $200 Hessnatur Eco-Shopping Spree (Featuring Miguel Adrover)!

With summer in full bloom—unofficially, anyway—’tis the season for second chances. If you didn’t win a $200 Hessnatur gift certificate the first time around, we’re…

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Turk + Taylor Recycles Hot-Air Balloon Into One-of-a-Kind Windbreakers

SECOND WIND The rest of the collection practically designed itself, but then Turk + Taylor, which cranks out its mens and womenswear in the Bay Area, has never shied away from…

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Win a $200 Hessnatur Eco-Shopping Spree (Featuring Clodagh)!

If your wardrobe is in desperate need of a spring awakening, you’re in luck. Our friends at Hessnatur are giving away a $200 gift voucher, good for any men’s, women’s,…

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Titania Inglis Achieves "Almost Zero" Waste With Iceberg-Inspired Spring/Summer 2011 Collection

Photos by Evan Browning Titania Inglis didn’t call her Spring/Summer 2011 collection “Almost Zero” for nothing. Waste reduction was an important consideration for the…

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Feral Childe's Channels Ancient Roman City of Tarquinia for Spring 2011

CIAO BELLA Feral Childe’s Spring/Summer 2011 collection, “Tarquinia,” explodes with festive colors, scorching prints, and Mediterranean vigor. Awash in digitally…

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Project Alabama Relaunches for Spring 2011 Under New Leadership

When Natalie “Alabama” Chanin launched Project Alabama in 2000, the concept of a community-based fashion label, crafted locally by hand, was at once revelation and…

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Lu Flux Takes Eco-Fashion "Over the Hills and Far Away" for Spring 2011

OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY Lu Flux’s designs are, in a word, magical. Winner of the 2010 Ethical Fashion Forum Innovation Award, the British designer marries salvaged and new…

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Kelly Lane Seeks Out Halley's Comet With Eco-Chic Fall/Winter 2011 Line

SEEING STARS Designer Kelly Lane isn’t one to shy away from color. For her eponymous label’s Fall/Winter 2011 collection, “Cosmos,” Lane imbues her pieces with…

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Actress Emma Watson Models Her Third—and Final—People Tree Collection

PREVIOUS COVERAGE OF EMMA WATSON + Preview Actress Emma Watson’s Spring 2011 People Tree Collection + Emma Watson, Alberta Ferretti to Collaborate on Eco-Fashion Collection + Actress…

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Stewart + Brown Takes Us Eco-Globe-Trotting for Spring 2011

The sun will come out, tomorrow? Maybe if you live south of the equator or have a non-imaginary trust fund. For the rest of us poor shlubs, Stewart + Brown’s globe-trotting Spring…

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Beyond Skin Makes Faux-Suede Vegan Shoes From Recycled Plastic Bottles

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Preview Actress Emma Watson's Spring 2011 People Tree Collection

We gave you a sneak peek at Emma Watson’s Spring 2011 People Tree line way back in September, but you can now purchase select pieces from the Hogwarts ingenue’s latest—and…

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Hetty Rose Launches Ready-to-Wear Versions of Its Vintage-Kimono Shoes

When did your interest in fashion begin? At a very small age, I remember being interested in people’s shoes. I was interested in how they are made, their shape and form. I…

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The Andean Collection Adds Ecuadorian “Inspiration” Belts for Spring

Show Mother Nature who’s boss. Pierce through the wintry gloom with a serotonin-boosting belt, or faja, from The Andean Collection. Ethically handmade in Ecuador, where the…

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NYC’s Clodagh Design Studio Debuts Eco-Clothing Line With Hessnatur

WORLD TRAVELER Hessnatur by Clodagh is the ethical apparel brand’s third exclusive designer collection. Clodagh, who heads up the award-winning Clodagh Design studio in New York…

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