Scenes from the runway at the GreenShows.
A couple of weeks ago we mentioned that Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall might house eco-boutiques for Earth Day--the rumors were right! The GreenShows, New York City's green fashion week, are following hot on the heels of their premiere success with spring and fall 2010 fashion shows and are launching EcoLux, a pop-up boutique featuring ready-to-wear designs from the runway. Click through for details and to find out which designers are participating. From the GreenShows ExoLux:
In conjunction with Earth Day's 40 Anniversary on April 22, 2010,The GreenShows EcoLux boutique will be part of Earth Day New York, Monday, April 19 through Saturday, April 24, 2010, from 10:00am to 7:00 pm. The boutique will be located in Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall, 42nd Street and Park Avenue.
Featured designers include Samantha Pleet, House of Organic, Bahar Shahpar, deux fm, STUDY by Tara St James, Ajna, Allison Parris, c. marchuska, Auralis Herrero Lugo, Willian, Joann Berman, Nixxi, H Fredriksson, reco jeans, among others, and accessory designers Redhanded Bags, Tomate Depingles, DLC Brooklyn, Wired, Real Jewels, Rebecka Froberg and more.
Dex New York Cosmetics will also have a retail presence at The GreenShows EcoLux and will offer complimentary consultation and beauty makeovers, along with IMAGINE Skincare Organics and Nima Nyima. Divine Chocolate will be offering fair trade chocolate and Sambazon will provide complimentary sustainable and certified organic açaí smoothies and juice.
The GreenShows EcoLux is produced by Eric Dorfman, President of EdMedia Inc. and in collaboration with Harvey Russack, Founder of NY's world famous UCW Unique Clothing Warehouse, and will be a bi-annual event with a second pop-up retail location to open on Fashion's Night Out during New York Fashion Week this coming September.
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