Posts Tagged ‘EDUN’
Ali Hewson and husband Bono created Edun to help encourage trade with Africa, producing approximately 15% of the collection on the continent. Backstage before the show, Ali talked to us about her socially responsible line, and championed the natural skincare line, Nude.
Gavin Rossdale stopped in with stylin’ son Kingston before the show to well-wish, and we spotted One Tree Hill’s James Lafferty taking a prime seat on the bleachers at the runway’s entrance.
Fair Trade. Ethical. And accessible. Drapey prints, cropped jackets and layer-able separates in subdued, earthy tones took to the gravel runway in the appropriately airy location – right under The High Line in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. Khaki greens, oceanic blues, and a rich burnt sienna offset the basic blacks and whites in world-friendly fabrics like paper poplin, and organic linen and cottons.
Everyone looks good in green and to celebrate, Gilt Groupe will be offering a unique Earth Day celebration sale this Thursday, April 22nd with a portion of proceeds benefiting the National Audubon Society and The Nature Conservancy.
These “Eco Chic” sales will include designs from Loomstate, Matt & Nat, Leigh & Luca, Dr. Hauschka and EDUN. And all items in the Gilt ‘Gift Tab’ will be green friendly, including organic totes and handbags, eco-friendly tees, soy candles, recycled scarves and Earth friendly make-up. The biggest item on sale is gifting trees through American Forests; it’s a dollar per tree, with bundles selling at $15, $50, and $100.