Saturday, May 1, 2010

Eco Chic – Towards Sustainable Swedish Fashion Opens This Week in NYC

(image courtesy of Swedish designer Julian Red)

Eco Chic – Towards Sustainable Swedish Fashion opens at Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America, May 5, 2010 and showcases Swedish fashion designers who take an environmentally-friendly and ethical approach to their work, without sacrificing style. On view through August 21, this exhibition illuminates high-fashion alternatives to much of today’s environmentally harmful clothing.

Garment and footwear designers featured in the exhibition include: Anja Hynynen, Bergman’s, Camilla Norrback, Dem Collective, Johanna Hofring (Ekovaruhuset), Julian Red, Nudie, Pia Anjou, Reflective Circle, Righteous Fashion Swedish Hasbeens, and Zion.

Stay tuned for more coverage from the preview and Symposium evening on Tuesday, May 4.

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