02 Aug '11, 12pm

New Social Enterprise @ahkun Hosts Benefit Eco Fashion Pop-Up Shop with @studyny @auralistudio & @holstee @TreeHugger

New Social Enterprise @ahkun Hosts Benefit Eco Fashion Pop-Up Shop with @studyny @auralistudio & @holstee @TreeHugger

Ahkun co-founder Anh-Thu Nguyen. Photo: Emma Grady This weekend, a band of local fashion and accessory designers came together to help launch Ahkun , a non-profit social enterprise that works with entrepreneurs and connect them to the global marketplace, with a pop up shop at the Lower Eastside Girls Club in New York City. Participating designers also helped raise awareness for Kiva by donating 10% of their sales from the weekend toward a microloan for an artisan of their choice. I stumbled upon some interesting -- and some weird -- eco fashion, including a card made from elephant poo, colorful bags made from patio furniture plastic, and more. Here's your virtual tour:

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