Barneys SVP Julie Gilhart on Why Eco Fashion Needs a New Name (Video)

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Barneys SVP and Fashion Director Julie Gilhart. Credit: Emma Grady

At the Christie's Green Auction on Earth Day we had the opportunity to ask Julie Gilhart, SVP and fashion director Barneys New York, a few questions on green fashion. As a major influencer in the fashion industry and a proponent of slow fashion and quality clothing, find out why she says, "I don't like the word 'eco' design, I think there's good design, period" in our video interview, after the jump. We asked Gilhart what obstacles she comes up against in the fashion business as a pioneer of eco fashion. Find out what she says, below.

Video by Emma Grady
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