Fibershed is a cause, campaign, and organization set out to change how people clothe. By utilizing regional agriculture while strengthening local economies and communities, Fibershed supports the creation of local textile cultures that enhance ecological balance. I was given the task to create a fashion event and fundraiser to present an array of garments made entirely in Northern California- from locally grown natural fiber to designer (from seed-to-skin). Discovering the abundance of our local resources was intensely inspiring. I knew this was something that needed to be introduced to a wider audience – especially after the recent tragedies in garment factories overseas. I hoped to bring a new perspective to the project and sought for looks that displayed a stylish and feasible alternative to fast fashion. See more on the blog.
December 20, 2013