NYC’s top fashion designers turn crayons into couture

March 15, 2015 by  
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An unlikely partnership between Bloomingdale’s and Crayola has resulted in a collection of couture created by top New York fashion designers and featuring, you guessed it, crayons. The dresses, which each feature a different whimsically-named Crayola shade, aren’t actually meant to be worn. They’re on display at Bloomingdale’s Manhattan location. For shoppers who fall in love with the kid-inspired designs, Bloomingdale’s is working on ready-to-wear fabric versions of these crayon clothes. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Bloomingdales , clothing as art , crayola , crayon dresses , fashion design , Fashion Designers , wearable art

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Celebrate Easter with these 6 fun vegan-friendly Easter egg alternatives

March 15, 2015 by  
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Love the festive Easter spirit but wish it were more vegan-friendly? You’re in luck—we’ve rounded up six vegan-friendly ways to decorate Easter “eggs” to let you enjoy this old-school tradition without causing harm to any animals in the process. From wooden eggs to chocolate-filled papier-mâché eggs, these fun alternatives are not only vegan -approved—most are recyclable and eco-friendly to boot. Read on for the full list! READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Easter , easter egg decoration , easter eggs , eco-friendly easter egg decoration , eco-friendly easter eggs , vegan easter egg decoration , vegan-friendly easter eggs

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Sruli Recht’s ‘Forget Me Knot’ Ring is Made From a Strip of His Own Flesh

February 2, 2013 by  
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Reykjavik-based designer  Sruli Recht  is known for producing producing fashions that surprise and delight, but his latest creation is of a more, shall we say, personal nature. We are of course talking about the  “Forget Me Knot” ring , a one-of-a-kind bauble made with a swath of flesh from Recht’s own abdomen. The flesh has been salted, tanned, and mounted onto a 24-karat gold band, and it can be yours for a mere €350,000 ($474,740). Head over to Ecouterre for more details. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal leather , Fashion , fashion design , forget me knot , human flesh , human leather , leather , skin ring , Sruli Recht

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Costello Tagliapietra Captures the Moment of Falling in Love at New York Fashion Week Show

September 8, 2012 by  
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Fashion designers Robert Tagliapietra and Jeffrey Costello held their Spring/Summer 2013 show at  New York Fashion Week  on Thursday, and photographer Amanda Coen was in attendance to document the show for Ecouterre. Costello Tagliapietra’s dresses rippled down the runway in fresh, painterly prints and vivid jewel-toned solids. “We played with the way color interacted with itself,” Robert Costello, who credits  AirDye’s  water-saving technology for the intensity of the palette, tells Ecouterre backstage. “We wanted to capture the moment of falling in love.” READ MORE >   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Costello Tagliapietra , eco-fashion , fashion design , Fashion Week 2013 , green fashion , Jeffrey Costello , new york fashion week , ny fashion week , NYFW , Robert Tagliapietra

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Sustainable fashion design: Thinking outside the index

September 6, 2012 by  
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The industry needs to focus on both sustainable production and consumption of clothing.

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Assembly New York’s Minimalist Womenswear Takes its Cues from Menswear

February 12, 2012 by  
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Assembly New York debuted its minimalist new womenswear collection in an understated venue in the Lower East Side at New York Fashion Week . The Fall/Winter 2012 collection, designed Greg Armas and Claire Lampert, features simple, androgynous looks with a mix of high-waisted pants, floor-length trench coats, and simply-cut sweaters. And best of all, all of the clothes are produced right here in New York, an Assembly New York sales and projects associate tells Ecouterre . READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: accessories , assembly new york , Claire Lampert , eco-fashion , ecouterre , Fashion , fashion design , Greg Armas , New York Fashion Week 2012 , NYC

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Assembly New York’s Minimalist Womenswear Takes its Cues from Menswear

February 12, 2012 by  
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Assembly New York debuted its minimalist new womenswear collection in an understated venue in the Lower East Side at New York Fashion Week . The Fall/Winter 2012 collection, designed Greg Armas and Claire Lampert, features simple, androgynous looks with a mix of high-waisted pants, floor-length trench coats, and simply-cut sweaters. And best of all, all of the clothes are produced right here in New York, an Assembly New York sales and projects associate tells Ecouterre . READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: accessories , assembly new york , Claire Lampert , eco-fashion , ecouterre , Fashion , fashion design , Greg Armas , New York Fashion Week 2012 , NYC

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John Patrick Organic Crafts a Beautiful Vision at Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week

February 12, 2012 by  
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John Patrick of Organic never ceases to impress us with his take on eco-fashion. For his Fall/Winter 2012 collection presented at  New York Fashion Week , he had a very specific inspiration, a photo by 19th century British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron,   “A Beautiful Vision, Julia Duckworth.” Filled with digitally printed silk dresses and biodegradable Cupro quilted vests, it’s definitely worth clicking ahead and checking out the rest of the line! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Cupro , eco-fashion , Ethical Fashion , Fall/Winter 2012 , green fashion , john patrick , john patrick organic , new york fashion week , New York Green Fashion Week , Organic , Raleigh Denim , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable style , vegetable-tanned leather

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Fashion Designer Lauren Moffatt Goes Back to School at New York Fashion Week

February 11, 2012 by  
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School was in session for one day only at New York Fashion Week on Wednesday, where Lauren Moffatt showed off her Fall 2012 collection, “School for Wayward Girls.” From chevron prints and Peter Pan collars to blackboards and desks, no detail was spared in the at St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral School on Mott Street. Moffat infused her Fall/Winter 2012 collection with the “undone feel of the schoolgirl with just a touch of mischievousness,” she tells our sister site Ecouterre. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Accessories and Fashion , back to school fashion , eco-fashion , fashion design , fashion week , Lauren Moffatt , New York Fashion Week 2012 , NYC

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Titania Inglis Brings ’90s Grunge to Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week

February 11, 2012 by  
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The 90′s are back!  Well, a modified, slightly more refined version brought you by  Titania Inglis’s New York Fashion Week debut.  The Brooklyn designer forced plaid flannel and  Doc Martens combat boots right back into our hearts and our wardrobes.   Click ahead to check out the looks and get ready to channel your inner Claire Danes circa  My So-Called Life . READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Cupro , deadstock fabrics , ecco domani , Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation , eco-fashion , Ethical Fashion , Fall/Winter 2012 , green fashion , new york fashion week , New York Green Fashion Week , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable style , Titania Inglis , vegetable-tanned leather

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