Some of our favorite designers are on the red carpet during the biggest, most exciting, we would love to be there, film festival.
Next month the Fashionista.com is putting together a panel of speakers that work in the fashion world, such as olfactory experts, archivists, publishers, online media and other jobs you didn't know existed.
Punk: Chaos To Couture exhibit is open now through August 14th at the Met. Taking a look at punk's influence in fashion from the 70's through today, with about one hundred designs and seven galleries - www.metmuseum.org. For more on our favorite anti establishment style and to pick out a little something for your closet check out Trash & Vaudeville on St.
So last week Pratt had their annual fashion show in Manhattan, as well as giving New York based designer Thom Browne the Pratt Visionary Award for 2013. It's always great to see these creative young designers and their inspirational runway shows. See the slide show and article in New York Magazine ( see the link below the photos).
Vancouver, Canada April 21-24. www.ecofashion-week.com. This show promotes sustainability in the fashion world. One of the interesting designers is Kim Cathers who creates her entire collection from 68 pounds of upcycled clothing (the amount of clothing and textiles that the average North American throws out each year!). www.kimcathers.com
Yesterday, at Vogue Headquarters Conde Nast Auditorium in NYC,H&M held a panel to discuss sustainable and ecofriendly fashion. They spoke about what they, as a company, have done to change as well as what we, as consumers, can do to help. You can read more at fashionista.com or watch the discussion at new.livestream.com - below are the links.
Last year Sarah Dickens designed this beautiful sewing machine that promises to be simple to use, lovely to look at and might encourage us to get back to mending our clothes instead of discarding them. Unfortunately, we are still waiting for the Alto to be available for purchase - will let you know when it comes out.