"Classic Style, Timeless Fashion" with Emma Grady
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When I saw that mega brand Club Monaco had teamed up with one of my local favorite fashion designers, M. Patmos, who showed striking knitwear bursting with bright colors for fall/winter 2012 at New York Fashion Week—I had to take a closer look.
Entirely made in the USA, the collection of 100% Italian cashmere sweaters is part of Club Monaco’s push to foster local manufacturing. Above, is the especially sharp and unexpectedly chic Houndstooth Boatneck ($550). The navy ribbed cuffs and hem are a flattering detail that adds shape to the textured sweater.
Continue reading my review in my fashion feature for Discovery’s TreeHugger.com: Club Monaco Dabbles in Zero-Waste Fashion with M. Patmos Cashmere Sweaters
Continuing Resort 2012’s palette of neutrals with a splash of color, M. Patmos—who I saw first on Greta Guide—kicked it up a notch at New York Fashion Week Spring 2012 with a jolt of bright citron, gold, and silver.
Inspired by the look of mid-century craft design, designer Marcia Patmos credits the work of New York artist Mary Judge and the book The Birth of Cool: California Art, Design and Culture at Midcentury as influencing her green fashion collection this season. Continue reading my review on Discovery’s TreeHugger.com.