This week in New York, join us for Zero Waste: An Intimate Conversation with Daniel Silverstein, our next event hosted with the Ethical Writers Coalition.
On Wednesday, October 1st, Mercado Global held their annual “Fashion Forward” gala to support their non-profit work championing female Guatemalan artisans and inspiring sustainable sourcing in the fashion industry.
Hosted by Rodolfo de Rothschild, honorary chair of Mercado Global, and held at Hôtel Americano in New York, the swanky fundraiser honored actress Kelly Rutherford, of “Gossip Girl” fame, for her role as an advocate for women.Comments
When I shop at thrift stores, I buy fashion that I wouldn’t otherwise buy new. While I adore classic staples, I like bold statement pieces like one such Lulu Guinness purse that I found at Housing Works this weekend. Read on for the deets behind my mega steal.Comments
Gretchen Jones is rocking the West Coast. After returning to her former home of Portland, Oregon, the accomplished designer behind her eponymous label has joined the design team at beloved American heritage brand Pendleton. In addition, she’s launched “The Neutral Territory”, a year long experiment in fashion without color.
I chat with the designer, the Project Runway (season 8) winner and 2012 inductee into GenArt’s “Fresh Faces in Fashion”, about everything from her inspiration and design process to tips for emerging designers and the wisdom she’s picked up along the way in an exclusive interview, below.
Guest column written by REBECCA MIR GRADY