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Uniquely Jones (or Joans): Designer Gretchen Jones Unveils her Latest Looks at New York Fashion Week

Posted By Jamie Hall On September 16, 2012 @ 10:31 am In Design,Ecouterre | No Comments

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New York Fashion Week [2] designs are often peppered with inspiration—but perhaps none quite so original as designer Gretchen Jones’ [3] (winner of Season 8 Project Runway [4]) latest designs. Made of about 70% ethical materials, the organic cottons, hand-loomed resistant-dyed batiks and hand-painted vistas of the setting sun were inspired by two well-known Joans—Didion [5] and Baez [6]. When Jones wasn’t designing she used her downtime to read Didion’s “Where the Kissing Never Stops,” an essay about Joan Baez’s early years, which in-turn had her listening to Baez’s “Any Day Now”. The result is uniquely Jones/Joan’s—an eclectic, confident and of course, feminine mix.


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[2] New York Fashion Week: http://www.ecouterre.com/ecouterres-complete-spring-summer-2013-new-york-fashion-week-coverage/

[3] Gretchen Jones’: http://www.ecouterre.com/gretchen-jones-tours-the-shadowlands-for-fall-2012-at-new-york-fashion-week/

[4] Project Runway: http://www.ecouterre.com/eco-fashion-designer-wins-first-project-runway-season-8-challenge/

[5] Didion: http://joan-didion.info/

[6] Baez: http://www.joanbaez.com/

[7] READ MORE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/gretchen-jones-pays-tribute-to-joan-baez-at-spring-2013-ny-fashion-week/

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