Suzanne Rae’s Subtle Green Styles at New York Fashion Week.

Via Starre Vartan
on Mar 4, 2012
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Suzanne Rae has been creating some pretty glorious eco fashions for a few seasons now, and we can’t seem to stop writing about her:

See last year’s F/W collection here

Check out the Eco Chick exclusive photo shoot featuring her designs here

Watch her gorgeous S/S 12 video by Alexandra Roxo here

Her latest collection, shown yesterday at the Box in Lincoln Center as part of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, was “..inspired by the eternal revolution channeling the spirits of Jim Morrison, Aldous Huxley, and William Blake,” according to the show notes. So our greatest rock ‘n roll poet, a mind-as-world author and poet, and mystical Romantic poet? Beauty described via detail and repeated elements would not be an improper way to describe Suzanne Rae’s collection.

While some of the pieces shown were every-woman-wearable, others, like the dress above, were what I like to think of as ‘dress up clothes’ because they remind me of those that are fun to dream about (and show us the designer’s imagination and themes) but aren’t something that seems terribly practical. Then again, maybe what we wear needn’t always be practical! Bring back the peplum and the cape!

All photos by Starre Vartan

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About Starre Vartan

Starre Vartan is the founder and editor-in-chief of Eco-Chick and author of The Eco-Chick Guide to Life (St. Martin’s Press). A problogger and oft-quoted green living expert who has been featured in the NYTimes, Elle, Glamour and Whole Living, she is a contributor to The Huffington Post, Inhabitat, and Hearst’s The Daily Green, and is currently editor-at-large for Coco Eco Magazine. An active ecofashionista, she has style edited for Plenty magazine and coordinated runway shows. She splits her time between Connecticut and NYC and calls Sydney, Australia her second home, even though it was her first (as that’s where she was born and most of her family resides). When not writing, blogging, or researching her next book, she is trailrunning, trying to cook, or snowboarding.Like this post? You can follow on Twitter, like on Facebook. Sign up for the newsletter for more eco fashion, natural beauty, organic food, eco art, conscious travel and low-impact entertaining.


2 Responses to “Suzanne Rae’s Subtle Green Styles at New York Fashion Week.”

  1. Andréa Balt says:

    Yes, more eco fashion!

    Just posted to "Featured Today" on elephant culture.

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  2. Jill Barth says:

    I posted this to the Elephant Green Facebook page. Thanks for sharing!

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