Melissa Joy Manning
Alabama Chanin Wins This Year's CFDA/Lexus Eco-Fashion Challenge
Fashion people do breakfast. And cocktails. And later dinners. But to gather a who's who of the industry in one room for a long, semi-leisurely lunch is a notable feat. Yesterday, the CFDA and Lexus pulled it off by inviting everyone from designer Maria Cornejo to Coco Rocha to Bryan Boy for a crab-toast dotted spread at Jean-Georges's wildly successful farm-to-table venture, ABC Kitchen. The occasion? Announcing the winners of the CFDA/Lexus Eco-Fashion Challenge, a competition launched in 2010 to recognize designers who are following the practices all designers should be following.
CFDA Amps Up Commitment to Sustainability with New Committee
Following in the footsteps of the annual CFDA/Lexus Eco-Fashion Challenge (now in its third year), the CFDA has taken another step towards making fashion more sustainable. Today, the CFDA has announced the creation of the first-ever sustainability committee.