Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Meiling Chen at Leaf // Cloud Trunk Show Tonight

'Stitched Lights' beaded textile collar by Meiling Chen
'Planet Bracelet' handcrafted out of vintage materials by Meiling Chen
'Stitched Handkerchief Shoulderlet' by Meiling Chen

Artist/designer friend Meiling Chen will be showcasing her new handmade, recycled vintage accessories at the Leaf // Cloud trunk show this evening at Fair Folks and a Goat in NYC. Meiling's latest work is rooted in her slow fashion and art meets fashion crafting philosophy. Tonight's showcase is curated by Kate McGregor of Kaight NYC, and all of the artists participating address sustainability through their innovative use of textiles, handwork, and the natural dye process. 

Participants include Abigail Doan, Sono Kuwayama, Fr. Andrew O'Connor, Meiling Chen, Kizzy Jai Knight, Marcus Hicks, Melissa Kirgan and XZ of Eko-Lab, and Ceca Georgieva.

Leaf // Cloud slow fashion trunk show
Tuesday, June 14 from 6pm to 9pm
7 East 88th Street, New York, NY

Read more in my article on EcoSalon and on Treehugger

(above photos by Amanda Coen)

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