Green is the new black, so they say. And companies such as Slow Factory, an online-first brand and fashion technology lab that manufactures accessories and apparel, is pioneering new methods for sustainability and in some ways, redefining the word.
Founded by designer, advocate and writer Céline Semaan, Slow Factory is perhaps best known for its high-resolution digital images from NASA that are printed on natural Italian silks. Each piece created by Slow Factory is 100 percent clean, fair trade, supports a partner NGO and is part of a narrative regarding human rights or environmental awareness, the company stated.
As 2018 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at the best party photos of the year. First up, newlyweds Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra in black tie at Ralph Lauren’s 50th anniversary show in September.
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“Sand, summer, sea,” is how designer Sarah Staudinger describes of the beginnings of her latest collection for Staud, writes @elmercer.
Summer was encapsulated through an array of adorable picnic inspired garb in poppy hues like tablecloth gingham compact knit playsuits and matching sets and plenty of crudite-emblazoned offerings. The best foodie-looks included a salad printed waffle minidress with matching cardigan or a matching neon green knit set with fringe made of mini glass lemons (and matching croakies). #wwdfashion
With a litany of sold-out collabs, a history-making debut show for Louis Vuitton men’s and armfuls of awards, Virgil Abloh is WWD’s Newsmaker of the Year. 📸: @lexieblacklock .