John Patrick Organic Fall/Winter 2010, New York Fashion Week, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, John Patrick, Organic

GROOVY, BABY

Joni Mitchell and the late Princess of Wales played designer John Patrick’s muses for his Fall/Winter 2010 collection. Traditional, handwoven Harris tweed from the Outer Hebrides dominated the line of warm, retro-inspired pieces. Almost stealing the show, however, was the backdrop he paraded his pieces in front of: A massive display constructed from 8,000 clear plastic hangers that were rescued from the dumpster—Patrick’s wry commentary on H&M’s recent clothes-destroying spree.

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