Forging an identity for Edun — the LVMH-owned, ethically minded line brought to you by Bono — is a unique challenge. What is it? Luxury? Celebrity/rock ’n’ roll? Eco-friendly? Although the line has been around since 2005, the answer is still unclear. Sharon Wauchob, the creative director now in her second season, doesn’t seem interested in pursuing the young, rockerish slant the brand started with — no loss there. She put her energy in “iconic pieces” — such as Fair Isle sweaters, utilitarian parkas and printed scarf dresses — that reflected her own sensibility. The look was everyday wearable but with a strong attitude — a little earthy but nowhere near crunchy. Knits were some of the best, which is saying a lot coming off last fall in which Fair Isle was huge. Tops came in chunky, boxy shapes and wispy webs that covered the tomboy and the femme. Perhaps more interesting were the woven skirts, long and short, done in tweedy textures, some with a little fringe that had a subtle tribal effect. After all, Edun is committed to supporting African trade.

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