I picked up this great gray dress at Nicole Bridger's Warehouse sale a few weeks ago for $25.  It is a great Tencel (made from the pulp of eucalyptus trees) t-shirt style dress, with a dolman type sleeve which reminds me of a favourite 80s top I had.  When I got it I thought wow I could wear this a lot of different […]

Back to my theme of locals that I love this fall. Nicole Bridger has been a favorite of mine for some time. She designs socially conscious and versatile clothing. She is usually THE draw for me each season at Eco Fashion Week. But Nicole also hosts a smaller fashion show, with her some of her […]

When I visited 10th and Proper to check out there summer sale I bought a great denim wrap dress by local designer Jovani (seen here at Blogher). It has a really interesting cut away in the back, which doesn't enhance any back-fat and can be worn with a regular bra.  Except that the dress needs a […]

So my netbook had a mini breakdown during Blogher. I can't blame it really it was a crazy busy trip with blogging on my lap in the backseat of the Traverse and then all those sessions and parties. The unfortunate result was that I couldn't download any of my outfit pictures after the first day.  […]

I was only able to attend one night of the Vancouver Eco Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011 shows.  But I was excited that the evening included one of my favourite local designers Margarita Angelatos.  Margarita designs two lines Red Jade and Peridot Kiss.   And once again she didn't disappoint.   The Red Jade's Fall Winter 2011 line was […]

At the Eco Fashion Week Vancouver Trade Show I discovered the most beautiful, colourful, unique jewelry. These one-of-a-kind pieces are designed and handmade by Brazilian Artist/Designer Patricia Moura. Now these designs may travel a long way to get to us. But the collection is dedicated to helping preserve the Amazon and inspiring the industry in the Rainforest through its […]

Sometime timing is a bitch and sometimes it just works out.  In my 48 hours in Toronto last week I was able to catch 2 new designers, who each take their own unique approaches to producing sustainable fashion.   Today I'll feature Sarah Stevenson and tomorrow Baby Steinberg. Sarah Stevenson To set the stage for Sarah's first collection […]

What I enjoyed about Lara Presber’s Spring/Summer 2011 line was the classic lines with unique details.   These are the type of clothes I could see in my closet for years.  These were beautiful classic dresses that complemented a grown woman’s curves.  And details like hand-made porcelain buttons. Lara is an architect who started designing her […]

On the 2nd Day of Eco Fashion Week I attended the seminar on Life cycles in Fashion and then all the fashion shows. The shows were fantastic.  I've picked a selection of some of my favourite outfits below.  I'll do some more in-depth reviews on some of the lines at a later date.   And I need more time to absorb the […]

I met a couple of wonderful out-of-town bloggers at Eco Fashion Week.  And I thought they were perfect to profile in a Follow Fashion Friday post.  For those new to my blog I "stole" the twitter follow friday concept and moved it to my blog.  I like to tell people about why I follow a blog before I […]

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