Eco-Fashion Label Dress Reform Channels Nineties Grunge for Fall 2011 (Photos)

dress reform fall 2011 photo
Dress Reform Fall/Winter 2011 Collection. Photo: Dress Reform

Designer Krystal Hoffacker takes a style tip from 90s grunge with Dress Reform's Fall 2011 collection, presented at a fitting underground location, Home Sweet Home, in New York City's Lower East Side on February 25.

Comprised of pleated pants, leggings and maxi dresses in sustainable fabrics, such as organic cotton, hemp and silk linens, and bamboo, her third collection follows a muted color palette with a subtle infusion of orange and army green. Take a look:dress reform fall 2011 photo

Putting the frumpy styling aside -- and the fact that I want to brush the model's hair out of her face -- Hoffacker's talent for tailoring garments shines through with in an army green blazer, paired with a white bamboo/viscose fleece shorts that have potential.

dress reform fall 2011 photo
dress reform fall 2011 photo
dress reform fall 2011 photo

Overall, the collection offers a handful of wearable pieces -- including an organic cotton below-the-knee pencil skirt, an orange fitted button down, and a canvas mini skirt -- and fewer wardrobe staples than Hoffacker's spot-on Spring 2011 Collection.

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dress reform fall 2011 photo
dress reform fall 2011 photo
dress reform fall 2011 photo
All photos: Dress Reform

What did you think? Would you wear any of these pieces? Tell me in the comment section, below.

For more photos, visit Dress Reform.

Emma Grady is's resident fashion expert; she is a stylist and the founder and editor of Find her on Facebook and Twitter, too.
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