Sunday, February 14, 2010

NY Fashion Week Fix: Risto Bimbiloski Fall 2010

vintage valentine circa 1860's

What's not to love about the texture and flow of Risto Bimbiloski Fall 2010. I adore that he still returns to his native roots in Macedonia for knitwear and handcrafted inspiration. It seems like eons since I reviewed his Spring/Summer 2008 collection for Inhabitat's sustainable style column.

*view more gorgeous images of Risto Fall 2010 here.


Chris M said...

Fashion cannot be green or sustainable. Why else do they have new collections every season? This is not about sustainability or the environment, it's just about more consumerism.

Abigail Doan said...

Thanks, Chris for your comment. I agree that season-to-season collections seem to run contrary to any sort of sustainable model, and we all know how much waste is generated in the textile and fashion industry in general.

That said, I disagree with your belief that fashion cannot be 'green' or 'sustainable'. I think that it is vital that we look for new new ways to approach fashion, the materials, the production cycles, and even the education of young designers coming along in the pipeline.

Clothing is shelter and beauty is vital to life - I really believe that fashion, and art for that matter, can make a difference and send the right message.
The industry will never change if we do not try to do things better and more responsibly.

Thanks for reading ~ A