Happy Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, everyone! I was excited to hear that The Green Shows is making a reprisal at this year’s fashion week and that one of the designers I met in New York last month, Tara St. James, will be part of it. On Friday from 10:30 – 11:30 in “The Box” at Lincoln Center, Tara and seven other sustainable designers will be previewing their Fall 2012 collections.
Montreal native and former high-school math nerd Tara St. James moved to New York City in 2004. She has a degree in menswear, and worked in NY as the designer for a Montreal-based men’s and women’s streetwear brand called Covet. While working for Covet, Tara had what she refers to as an “awakening,” began researching sustainable materials, and became one of the pioneers of sustainable fashion in New York.
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