26 Sep '12, 12am

There are a lot of designers out there doing it right. My #smartfashion highlights from #nyfw: @goodlifer

There are a lot of designers out there doing it right. My #smartfashion highlights from #nyfw: @goodlifer

Last week, designers from near and far showed their Spring/Summer 2013 collections at New York Fashion Week . As an advocate for slow, considered fashion I have a complicated love-hate relationship with this bi-annual event. Most designers are still, sadly, all about chasing the next big thing, no matter at what cost that may come. But there are brands—more and more of them, actually—who won’t compromise their values based on style alone . I like to call it Smart Fashion, because making something that is both beautiful and ethically considered requires a lot more effort than doing it the old (dumb) way. Here are my fashion week highlights.

Full article: http://www.goodlifer.com/2012/09/smart-fashion-highlights...

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