While phonies air-kiss and fur coats mingle in coat check, there is another game in town during New York Fashion Week… and it’s called THE GREEN SHOWS, aka Eco Fashion Week. Now, don’t get us wrong.. plenty of fur hags (many who call themselves greenies) stalked these shows too, and most of these designers still showed wool and silk and leather. But there was an element of gentle shifting in the air as Vaute Couture‘s vegan coats came strutting down the runway, and cruelty-free Cri De Coeur heels graced the feet of the the tall and hungry. A change is in the air. And it looks mahvelous, dahling.
Here are some of the green designers you’ll want to know about in 2010;