Africa Shows Strong Presence at New York Fashion Week, Spring 2008

New York Fashion Week Spring 2008 was a refreshing take on the aid vs trade debate observed at the recently completed TED conference. Fall 2007, NY Fashion Week was all about aid to Africa–think Designers for Darfur among many similar shows. This season, however, it is as if America’s fashion industry persons were at the …

Designers for Darfur

New York Fashion Week Fall 2007 is finally over. Two observations stand out which are the eco-friendly and charity themes. ECO-FRIENDLY/GREEN TREND: Green, eco-friendly fashions seem to be the theme for Fall 2007. Designers and the fashion industry as a whole seemed quite conscientious of creating, making and designing clothes that are environmentally friendly. Hooray! …