Nicole speaks at the Eco-Fashion Week launch party. Rachel Fox photo. Nicole Bridger is a Vancouver designer whose eponymous label is synonymous with sustainable fashion. Each of her garments are draped beautifully (a skill no doubt honed interning at Vivienne Westwood) is made locally,...

Earth Day is still a week away, but Vancouver's fashion scene had a head start on celebrating sustainability with Eco Fashion Week coming to a close Thursday. Beginning April 10th in Vancouver, BC, Eco Fashion Week presented runway shows with an earth-loving edge, eco-friendly fashion design...

ECO Fashion Week 2011 February 23, 2011 Posted by Vancity Buzz | Leave a Comment and 8 Reactions Vancouver's second Eco Fashion Week was officially launched today at the Shangri-La Hotel. With a mission to promote fashion created with a sense of responsibility towards the environment from...

Last week I was privileged enough to attend the 2011 Nicole Bridger show for Vancouver Eco-Fashion Week. As always, Nicole failed to disappoint. Her runway was straight and to the point and showcased what was in and what was not for Fall 2011. This season, it is all about deep, harvest tones....

After winning the FTA's inaugural Eco Designer of the Year award in 2010 and opening a new flagship store on West 4th Avenue, Nicole Bridger returned to Eco Fashion Week with a collection sure to please her devoted fans. Titled 'Allowing Grace', the soft, pretty separates in eco-friendly...

It was my first Eco Fashion Week invite. I was very impressed. A couple of the collections were big winners for me. Meeting Miryam Laroche, president of EFW was a added pleasure. She was very welcoming and easy to talk to. I was very impressed with the venue.I was suprised Dahilia drive...

Before I begin my series of reviews of Eco Fashion Week shows this week, I want to get on my soap box and gripe a bit. You see, I've attended EFW (and eco designer shows) for a few seasons now, and after having seen the good and bad of green fashion, I have to say: I wish eco fashion wasn't so...

As always, the presentation for Tennessee-based designer Jeff Garner's Prophetik ended Eco Fashion Week on a high note, blending runway and music (in this case, a motley mix of baroque violin, minstrel song stylings, and live folk) into a fashion spectacle. Garner's trademark romanticism, as...

(You can read my thoughts on Sofia's debut collection here and her first Eco Fashion Week show here.) For spring/summer 2012, Sofia showed a collection which pretty much encapsulated exactly what I'd like to be sporting right now and well into next season. It's on trend and oh so pretty,...

Her fall/winter show at Eco Fashion Week bore the same hallmarks as her previous collection: it was full of wearable, on-trend separates made in luxe natural materials such as wool and silk. The show opened strongly with a sleeveless gray wool trench layered over a long-sleeved dress; more...

 

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