By  on August 3, 2016

On Monday the CFDA + Lexus Fashion Initiative, hosted a half-day conference at the Andaz Hotel in New York as an ideas/feedback exchange between its participants, mentors and advisory board members. Sharing is caring. The 10 brands participating in the 17-month residency, which aims to increase sustainability, presented their sustainability goals and focuses as well as the challenges they’ve faced while implementing new practices.

The labels involved in the initiative range from jewelry to accessories to ready-to-wear. The full range of participants includes Aurora James for Brother Vellies;
 Sara Beltran for
 Dezso by Sara Beltran; Erin Isakov for Erin Snow; Katie deGuzman and Michael Miller for K/LLER Collection; Nicholas and Christopher Kunz for Nicholas K; Prabal Gurung; Marina Polo and Britt Cosgrove for SVILU; Ramon Martin and Ryan Lobo of
 Tome; Wing Yin Yau
 WWAKE, and Maria Cornejo of
 Zero + Maria Cornejo. Panel members included Julie Gilhart, Melissa Joy Manning, Kristy Caylor and Linda Greer.

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