Top designers recently showed off their spring 2010 collections on runways in New York City. At the same the “big show” was going on another show was also taking place called The Green Shows where eco-friendly designers showed their lines of green wear.
Bahar Shahpar specializes in sustainable fashion for women from skirts, dresses, and pants. She has been designing clothes since 2005, and Bahar Shahpar uses only local materials and organically grown cotton. You can buy her products at stores in New York City or online at Saks Fifth Avenue. Her recent showing at the Green Shows produced very colorful dresses, skirts, and pants that look and fit well.
Mr. Larkin is based in San Francisco and is the brainchild of Casey Larkin. Not only does he use organic cotton, but delves into organically produced wool and milk fibers with natural dyes made from berries. His new spring collection features tasteful floral prints and skirts. His designs and creativity are at the forefront of the eco-fashion world and are the epitome of going all out for sustainable clothes.
Bodkin presented its spring 2010 collection at The Green Shows this fall 2009. Bodkin is by Eviana Hartman and has been designing in Brooklyn with organic materials, recycled vintage stock, and she has received the Ecco Domani Sustainable Design Award in 2009. Bodkin’s spring 2010 collection has pants, shorts, and dresses that fit well and flow with you. Not only do her designs show off sustainable fabric but they show off your figure as well. Who says sustainable has to look bad? Not if you look at Bodkin’s current designs.
House of Organic hosts many different designers that focus on sustainable products. Their spring 2010 collection features dresses, hoodies, and skirts that look fantastic and flow all around you. The beauty of House of Organic is that many different designers are present and you can get varied styles and fabrics and clothes.
Study by Tara St. James presented at the 2009 Green Shows has squared off designs and straight lines that go from the upper thigh and down to the floor. Her designs are more simplistic beauty than anything else.
Organic designers are becoming more and more mainstream with their own fashion shows and runway presentations. You can already find organically produced clothes in retailers, but higher end fashions are just now getting noticed in the fashion world. Look for more and more designers to follow with green and sustainable products in the future.