In case you missed the eco party of the year, we have some great photos from Global Green's "Gorgeous & Green" fashion show and information about why each of the garments selected for the show are actually green.
Here's the full designer list first: Amber Marie Bently Jewelry, Bahar Shahpar, Beyond Skin, Cari Borja, Charmone, Del Forte Denim, Eco Citizen, Kelly B, Kirsten Muenster Jewelry, Lara Miller, Lily Achatz, Linda Loudermilk, Margaret O'Leary, Pierre Andre Senizergues, & William Good.
Note: All descriptions in quotes are from the fashion show program insert. All ensembles are shown in order of their presentation in the show. This is not a full representation of the entire show, but we included as much as we could.
"Red and white zigzag Plunge cocktail dress in 100% silk crepe de chine made from designer surplus by Bahar Shapar, worn by Josie Maran
Bahar Shahpar "Poppy print Sweetheart house dress in 100% textured crepe de chine silk made from designer surplus"
Lara Miller "Cream Erin Dress, soy jersey body with 100% silk organza overlay"
Close-up of front
Lara Miller cream "soy jersey Eileen blouse made of 67% soy, 30% organic cotton and 3% spandex" with Del Forte Denim white "Willow Trouser high-rise wide leg jean in 99% organic cotton
View from back of outfit; note red shoe bottoms (either by Charmone or Beyond Skin)
Margaret O'Leary "Hidden Stripe Hoodie knit with a recycled cotton blend" with Del Forte Denim "Camilla high rise, button front pencil skirt in cielo wash" (100% organic cotton)
"Kelly B. black keyhole turtleneck made of bamboo, CIEL Bardot shorts in black satin/hemp, Laura Wood necklace, CIEL Embroidered Biker Jacket" provided by Eco Citizen
"Burgundy fleece double layered hoodie empire coat with brown fleece applique detail ("fleece is made from recycled plastic bottles") by William Good
Close-up view of sweater from side
Close-up of sweater on rack (for duck view; mark of William Good)
William Good's white tuxedo shirt dress "re-created from a recycled tuxedo shirt"
"Belle, a seascape inspired gown created from post-retail reincarnated materials using a myriad of fabrics, including silk charmeuse, velvet and wire (by William Good)
Cari Borja "Umber striped linen and hemp Edwardian polonaise jacket and bell pant, with taupe and off-white tulle ruffle top, crafted using scraps of last season's fabric"
"Deep sienna striped golfing gown in linen and hemp" by Cari Borja
Linda Loudermilk "Chalker Jacket and Chameleon Pant in Ingeo" ("This fiber is created from corn and converted into a new biopolymer, PLA, which is made into Ingeo yarns and fabrics"); note I could be confusing this with the "Bafin & Busel Jacket with Niuk pant in Paper Wool"
Linda Loudermilk's Winter Dress in Hemp Silk (notes: "Hemp grows without fertilizer or pesticides, and when combined with silk, it can be transformed into a lightweight, uniquely textured and elegant fabric" (final item in show)
Close-up of jewelry
Another close-up of jewelry
Shoes were provided by Charmone and Beyond Skin. Jewelry, unless otherwise noted, was by Amber Marie Bently or Kirsten Muenster Jewelry.