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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAY: Greening Designers & Agents
Posted By Jill Danyelle On May 13, 2007 @ 8:01 am In Accessories and Fashion,Design,sustainable style sundays | 2 Comments
This past weekend the popular fashion trade show Designers & Agents  launched their new green initiatives at their Fall II/ Holiday show here in NYC. I was invited to exhibit my fiftyRX3 project to help raise awareness about sustainability in the fashion industry. Here’s my report…
GOOD  magazine was on hand to host a party for Josh Dorfman’s release of The Lazy Environmentalist  book, which included a Q & A with the author and Earth Pledge’s Leslie Hoffman. Dorfman’s eco-friendly virtual store, Vivavi , provided the furnishings for the lounge in the Green Room where I was stationed as part of the “consciousness raising” area. That is what you do at a trade show when you have nothing to sell. Aside from the green vendors integrated throughout the show, the Green Room showcased green candles , beauty, accessories, and clothing along with SIGG water bottles (don’t forget the contest !). Among the twenty-plus green vendors were Inhabitat favorites Sea Bags , Bahar Shahpar , Organic , Carga  and stewart+brown .
While I did make some new fashion discoveries, which will surely grace the Sustainable Style pages in the near future, the closeted artist in me also enjoyed eco-lounging beneath Aurora Robson’s calming, recycled plastic sculptures that hung from the ceiling. Also on the scene was artist David Cohen  with his virtual field from The Seed Project.
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URLs in this post:
 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/05/13/sustainable-style-sunday-greening-designers-agents/
 Designers & Agents: http://designersandagents.com/english/main.html
 GOOD: http://www.goodmagazine.com/
 The Lazy Environmentalist: http://thelazyenvironmentalist.com
 Vivavi: http://vivavi.com
 green candles: http://www.thecandlecompany.co.uk/
 the contest: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/04/26/sigg-whats-your-eco-style-design-competition/
 Sea Bags: http://www.inhabitat.com/2005/10/22/sea-bags/
 Bahar Shahpar: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/04/01/eco-designer-bahar-shahpar-blossoms/
 Organic: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/02/11/fashion-week-john-patrick-organic-fall-2007/
 Carga: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/01/14/sustainable-style-sunday-carga-bags/
 stewart+brown: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/04/15/stewartbrown-organic-cotton-pioneers/
 David Cohen: http://blastodave.org/
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