Dining & Wine
News Summer 2011
Get Your GOLF CLUBS, We Have Hit The Motherload!! High Fashion Hits the GREEN!
Ok People!!! Let me just run off the list! Gucci, Prada, Stella McCartney, Alexander Wang, Rachel Roy, Rag & Bone, Thakoon, Balenciaga, Oscar de la Renta, Burberry, Marc Jacobs, Manolo Blahnik, Michael Kors, Yves Saint Laurent, Derek Lam, Diane von Furstenberg, Jason Wu, Marchesa, Givenchy, Tory Burch, Marni, Osklen, Pringle of Scotland, Timex80, Aurora Lopez-Mejia, Tabitha Simmons, Kara Ross, Sergio Rossi, Alexander McQueen and Tommy Hilfiger! Sounds like the shops at the best Shopping Plaza in the WORLD. Nope, it's better! This is the list of designers invloved in the Runway To Green fashion show. Held on March 29th, 2011, along with Christie's GREEN Auction, the Runway to Green fashion show was part of the festivities at the Bid to Save the EARTH Event at NYC Rockefeller Center. This event was hosted by François‐Henri Pinault, Salma Hayek, Susan and David Rockefeller, Jr., Graydon and Anna Carter, and Vogue. Not only is François‐Henri Pinault married to Salma Hayek, he is also head of the French Conglomerate, PPR that just announced a sustainablility initiative called PPR Home.
Running March 17th, 2011 to April 7th, 2011, "Bid to Save the Earth is a one-of-a-kind "green-clusive" collaboration of people, business and environmental not-for-profits committed in spirit and action to protecting the future of our Earth. 'Bid' also includes a companion online auction powered by charitybuzz.com." SO, click here and BID!!!
The designers, participating in the Runway to Green fashion show, provided pieces from their Fall 2011 collections. To purchase from the Runway to Green collection, please visit net-a-porter.com. "A portion of the Runway to Green proceeds from the sale of these collection items will go to the Alliance for Climate Protection, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the United Nations Environment Programme's Billion Tree Campaign".
Chloe Crespi Photography is the featured photographer on the Runway To Green website.
Photos Courtesy of Chloe Crespi Photography.
Reference: abidtosavetheearth.org and runwaytogreen.com