Archive for the ‘Couture Style’ Category

A-listers like Anne Hathaway and Gwyneth Paltrow do it all the time: wear diamonds or vintage couture on loan for the Red Carpet. Borrowing rather than owning has its charms, and now we in the real world can dress like Cinderella for a night thanks to a new online couture-for-rent boutique Bag Borrow or Steal. […]

This year’s Esthetica Show brought together an impressive set of designers pushing the envelope of style and sustainability. But after spending a week on Google hunting for runway photos and coming up embarrassingly short, I have to wonder just how seriously the fashion world is taking the idea of ethically conscious fashion? With the exception […]

Some designers push the limits. Dame Vivienne Westwood blows them up. At Paris Fashion Week showcased Vivienne Westwood’s collection was colorful, wild and childlike and — eco outrageous. How’s that for a new term? It all began with a letter mailed to the the queen of punk fashion from an elementary school class in Nottingham, […]

Bravo to Chartreuse Chic for doing what Fab Green has only dreamed about: showing style-conscious gals how to flip runway looks into chic “green” confections. Some of her flips are quite ingenious like the inspired, alternatives to Zac Posen, Prouenza Schouler, and Vera Wang seen below. There’s even an occasional style for the straight guy […]

Ok, I’m not a gal who fawns over a pair of Jimmy Choo shoes but if you are, here’s a way to take a greener turn the next time you indulge in a little retail therapy: Revival Boutique. This charming New York atelier brims with gently worn, of-the-moment, high-end designer shoes, bags, gowns, suits and […]

Madison Avenue, stand up and take notice. Barneys New York has teamed up with Loomstate to launch a green label of its own: Loomstate for Barneys Green. Photo: Daniel Jackson/Barneys New York According to Barneys New York fashion director Julie Gilhart, Barneys New York is the “first high-end retailer to start [its] own green label.” […]

Noir’s founding designer Peter Ingwersen describes its Fall 2007 Ready to Wear Collection as “a tension between something that is bohemian, and freethinking, with very, very strict lines around it, symbolized in the tailoring. It’s a tribute to the 1930’s in Berlin, … with an emphasis on the waist.” The collection features some of its […]

High-style, guilt-free fashion finds around the web: GREEN WITH ENVYRecycled Glass Necklace by Simon Harrison tone-on-tone glass crafted from various wine bottles Spotted at Simon Harrison MAD FOR MARIMEKKO Vintage Vanity Case by Marimekko for Samsonite Spotted at Hi+Lo Modern, $200 A BAG TO FAWN OVER Doe Bag by Stewart + Brown made from 100% […]

This week’s fashion finds cover the affordable and affluent, but undeniably fabulous. STEPPIN’ OUT Charmone Platform Shoes, $315, available at KaightNYC. Spotted at TIE ME UP, TIE ME DOWN Snap Ties by Erin MacLeod, crafted from vintage ties, $29 Spotted at GreatGreenGoods REBEL RUBBER Designers Gaelyn and Cianfarani take recycled inner tubes for a […]

London, New York, Paris — The official season of runway fashion has begun. Eco-chic is sure to make a fabulous splash. Even though most of us won’t be sitting under the tents doesn’t mean we have to miss the fun. Over the new few weeks Fabulously Green will cover some of fashion-for-all events that are […]