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New York City-based label Doucette Duvall premiered its spring 2009 line—which uses reclaimed fabric and trim for about 50 percent of its materials—with an Americana-themed cocktail party, where voter registration cards and Obama pins made it clear who’s getting the designers’ votes in November. But when it comes to fashion, we’ll throw our support behind the duo’s flirty, fun pieces that mix vintage prints and modern shapes.The rescued fabrics—bright plaid, organza stripes, silk wool—inspired a line of jewel-toned flowered prints, delicate gingham, and eye-popping zig-zags turned into slim skirts, structured jackets, and ruffled minis. Models showed off the pieces alongside a path marked off by fresh green apples while guests snacked on bite-sized versions of American summer staples: macaroni and cheese, ice cream sandwiches, and cheeseburgers. Eco-friendly makeup from tarte topped off each look, including this season’s Little Green Dress, made entirely from reclaimed fabric—a calf-length, double-knit wool dress with a sweetheart neckline. Paired with a double-breasted, short-sleeved shirt in a red and blue plaid, it’s just right for your election night bash.
Doucette Duvall's Little Green Dress
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