NEW YORK — The message will be in the material at EarthPledge's FutureFashion show at Gotham Hall Thursday.
In this case, the material is natural. Hemp, natural silk, organic cotton and vegetable-tanned leather are a few of the elements used by high-profile designers in looks intended to highlight sustainable apparel manufacturing.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"