Fashion Week: Adalinda Sustainable Fashion – Fashion and Justice in NYC

New York, N.Y. Fashion Week in New York City — NYFW — is around the corner. This year will continue a theme in the fashion industry of Sustainable Fashion. Joining the movement is Adalinda Fashion.

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In an exclusive interview with The Stewardship Report, founder Kristen Pereira states:

We believe Beautiful Clothes should be made responsibly. We are committed to being conscious. We are committed to staying aware. We are committed to making empowering choices. We are committed to social progression. We are committed to all human beings having the right to choose. Together we know fashion and justice is the perfect couple.

Fashion Show Invites

Adalinda’s Seasonal Fashion Shows are a showcase of designers committed to social progression and environmental awareness. Their September 2019 featured designers:

MARIA MAURIO | Natural Plant Dyes, N.J.

Grounded in a zero waste philosophy Maria Maurio creates garments in small-batches. She utilizes a hand dyeing approach to bring elegance and beauty to sustainable fashion. Maria partners with small family weavers and cooperatives to insure integrity and transparency in all of the products.

FROM THE TOPP | Up-Cycled Fashion, Chicago

Founder Hailey Topp has passion for diverting waste from landfill. By being resourceful From the Topp utilizes second-hand materials ranging from textiles to recycled newspapers sourced from the local Starbucks. During the production stage, Topp uses zero-waste pattern techniques.

THREADS OF HABIT | Up-Cycled Fashion, NYC

Founder Halima Garrett’s love for second-hand clothing began in the 90’s when her grandmother owned a donation-based shop in Brooklyn. This eventually inspired her to open a vintage clothing shop and continue chasing the thrill of the thrift. Garrett now deconstructs vintage pieces to reconstruct garments into one-of-a-kind pieces.

The fashion show is in partnership in partnership with kargoe NYC, 1857 Spirits, and The Stewardship Report.

kargoe | New York City

kargoe is “see now, buy now,” and creates a new path for us to become inspired and shop from our friends, all within seconds. kargoe is the purpose driven social marketplace reinventing how we post and shop every day. kargoe empowers us to tag and endorse the brands we love and earn cash commissions when sales are made. Now, we are all influencers for our favorite brands!

1857 SPIRITS | New York City

Beginning in 1857, six generations of the Barber family have farmed in Middleburgh, in the heart of the Schoharie Valley – The Breadbasket of the Revolutionary War. Barber’s Farm Distillery produces exceptional vodka with ingredients not available to any other distillery. We use only potatoes grown on our family farm and water from our own spring to create 1857 Vodka of singular quality in the Barber family tradition of excellence. They recently won a gold medal for their classic vodka from the  Micro-Liquor Spirits awards, listed in the trade press as one of the top ten competitions in the world.

“We are delighted to have The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness, the communications platform of The J. Luce Foundation, be a media partner of this sustainable fashion show. Climate Change is real and we must get real about the environment in every aspect of our lives. Our hat is off to Kristen Pereira for organizing this critical event, says Jim Luce, New York City publisher and philanthropist.”

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press release NYFW Sept 2019

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The Editors
The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness is the communications platform of The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation (www.lucefoundation.org). There are now more than 100 contributors around the world to this publication.

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