Abigail Doan's Blog (14)

(Re)Fashioning Fiber Opens at Green Spaces NY on May 20th

Added by Abigail Doan on April 20, 2010 at 3:46 — No Comments

Found Textiles and Biodiversity

My recent story for Goodlifer (February 15, 2010).


Isabelle de Hillerins collection incorporating recycled Romanian textiles.…



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Added by Abigail Doan on February 18, 2010 at 11:21 — No Comments

EcoChic Geneva Walks the Talk at the UN Geneva

EcoChic Geneva runway finale at the Palais des Nations/United Nations Geneva Headquarters on 21 January, 2010 (photo: Abigail Doan)



Dr. Christina Dean, founder of Green2greener, introduces the evening's exquisitely curated runway show at EcoChic Geneva. Dr. Dean highlighted the importance of honoring biodiversity in… Continue

Added by Abigail Doan on January 26, 2010 at 13:37 — No Comments

Fashion Summit Copenhagen 2009 Features C.L.A.S.S. Showroom's Eco-Textiles

(top image courtesy of Cycle Chic)



FASHION SUMMIT December 9, 2009 in Copenhagen will feature a runway show of sustainable fashion using unique eco-materials supplied by… Continue

Added by Abigail Doan on December 7, 2009 at 23:10 — No Comments

"Ethics + Aesthetics = Sustainable Fashion" Exhibition



Come celebrate the opening of Ethics + Aesthetics = Sustainable Fashion, an exhibition co-curated by Francesca Granata and Sarah Scaturro. Officially opens from November 20, 2009 until February 20, 2010 at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery in NYC. This first of its kind… Continue

Added by Abigail Doan on November 19, 2009 at 18:30 — No Comments

Ecouterre Launch Party at Kaight this Thursday, 10/29!



CALLING ALL ECOUTERRE READERS IN NYC!



We’re celebrating the launch of Ecouterre and we want YOU to join us! Come sip organic cocktails, nosh on vegan cookies and snacks, browse through racks of sustainable fashion at KAIGHT (15 percent off everything for one night only), and chat about the future of eco-fashion with… Continue

Added by Abigail Doan on October 25, 2009 at 16:50 — No Comments

'Knitted Knotted Netted' Features Recycled Fiber



Very thrilling that American craft curation is exploring the frontier of fiber recycling with this current exhibition at The Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton, New Jersey (USA). Many of the fiber and textile pieces featured in Knitted, Knotted, Netted incorporate natural fibers or recycled… Continue

Added by Abigail Doan on October 14, 2009 at 18:47 — No Comments

Brian Jungen's Recycled Sports Gear

Exciting news that Brian Jungen's exhibition, 'Strange Comfort' opens at the National Museum of the American Indian on October 16. "This major survey of Brian Jungen (Dunne-za First Nations/Swiss/Canadian) transforms the familiar and banal into exquisite objects that…

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Added by Abigail Doan on October 6, 2009 at 3:00 — 1 Comment

Field of (Recycled Shoe) Dreams



UK artist Dominic Wilcox recently created a grassy field from over four hundred eco-friendly shoes at The London Design Festival.



Sponsored by Terra Plana, the ethical shoe company, Wilcox applied a touch of gardening magic to the recycled shoe laces as… Continue

Added by Abigail Doan on October 2, 2009 at 1:54 — 2 Comments

Clear is The New Green?



Clear Magazine has announced that it will debut a special tree-free, 100% recyclable fall fashion issue during New York's upcoming Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. The limited-edition issue will be distributed throughout the week at related venues: the Tents at Bryant Park and at hotels and galleries throughout the… Continue

Added by Abigail Doan on September 8, 2009 at 7:19 — No Comments

Deconstructed Heels by Sara Hubbs



I really find these deconstructed heels by artist Sara Hubbs to be truly stunning. Not simply recycled or upcycled but a whole new take on the materiality and inner bones of the accessories that we pave our fashion psyches with. Sara is originally from Phoenix, Arizona, and completed an MFA at The… Continue

Added by Abigail Doan on July 10, 2009 at 20:00 — No Comments

Arise Magazine and Africa Chic





Awake to Arise Magazine, the latest glossy publication to feature the trend defying, faire trade wave of Africa chic fashion, music, culture. Artfully curated and totally inspirational.



*via Loza Maléombho…



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Added by Abigail Doan on July 6, 2009 at 11:19 — No Comments

Marianne Kemp's Horse Hair Weaving





I was really floored recently when dear friend Annouk Post of Hiphonest turned me on to the amazing textile work of Dutch artist and designer Marianne Kemp. Seeing beyond the texture and strands of fiber is inherent in Marianne's exquisitely crafted work. Why? Because she… Continue

Added by Abigail Doan on June 29, 2009 at 15:02 — 2 Comments

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