English model, actress, and Sky Rainforest Rescue ambassador Lily Cole has recently collaborated with the French accessory brand Veja in an effort to combine sustainable fashion with Amazonia preservation in an unusual way.
Filling up landfills, creating unfair wages for workers, and significantly contributing to greenhouse gas emissions, fashion isn’t exactly excluded from the consumer driven decline of the environment and humanity. But is the only alternative to shop at thrift stores or forever use hand-me-downs? Among the many designers emerging from the U.S.’s fast fashion disaster is Elizabeth Brunner, who has found a way to interrupt the wasteful cycle of clothing design.
The “Ready to Care Shopping Destination” company Able Made designs and creates quality products to fund projects that improve the lives of those in need as well as the planet that we all share.
Julia Wollner uses her triumphant experience with Bell’s Palsy as way to create fashionable and expressive art for her senior collection at Pratt University.
Berlin-based fashion designer Elise Ballegeer is taking the extra step in providing organic fabric, trendy clothing and social awareness with her eco-friendly clothing line.
Leading fast-fashion retailer H&M is offering a more conscious collection with their new Collection of Sustainable Formalwear, which provides the best in sustainability and ultra-chic designs.
Brigid Oesterling brings her fondness of the road to the runway by creating edgy designs from the rubber of old tires; by using recycled materials, she is able to create environmentally friendly designs.
Swiss company Algordanza has taken a new approach to symbolic jewelry by transforming the carbon in our beloved’s ashes into beautiful memorial diamonds.
Gareth Pugh displays a hybrid of futuristic and primitive designs in his fall 2014 collection, creating an unspeakable mastery full of innovative fashion and genius craftsmanship.
Chilean born designer Sebastian Errazuriz showcases his masterful collection of 12 shoes, representing the unique and dramatic relationships he’s experienced with 12 of his past lovers.
Academy of Art University Fashion Students prove that they are more than just students in their Fall 2014 Collection.
Fashion Designer’s divulge their inspirations for their Fall 2014 collections on the eve of New York Fashion Week through sketches, landscape photography, and collages.
We often forget that much of fashion design begins as a work of art – except it means even more because we live our lives in it. The indelible creations of fashion designer Roksanda Illincic in her Pre-Fall 2014 Collection are an excellent example of this with their striking Crayola bright colors, meticulous cuts, and sleek variations in designs and shapes.
Spunkiness gets put into haute couture by Karl Lagerfeld for the Chanel Couture Spring 2014 collection.
Stella McCartney’s Pre-Fall 2014 collection demonstrates that ethical and sustainable fashion doesn’t have to resign to formless, potato-sack dresses. Using gentle organic fabrics and vegetable-oil-based faux-leather, McCartney designs form-fitting, draped and pleated styles with confident choppy patterns that resemble the quality and detail expected from similar big name designers.
Alexander McQueen Fall 2014 Menswear Collection shows the dark side of fashion, and is quaintly reminiscent of the late designers past collections.
Couturier Jean Paul Gaultier makes his indelible mark on Brooklyn, NY, gracing fashion and art lovers with his exuberant nature and his innovation for fashion design and art.