How I Wear Eco Fashion: Journalist and Fashion Correspondent Emma Grady


Emma Grady is a multimedia journalist and freelance fashion correspondent (Discovery’s and Planet Green, her own style site Past Fashion Future, Coco Eco Magazine, and more) based in New York City. Emma’s days can get busy and she needs pretty versatile layers that can cross from relaxed to more professional, depending on what she’s up to. This outfit exemplifies those shifts: “I write during the day and often go to events at night. I’ve worn this blazer dressed up, with a black mini skirt, black tights, and heels, for fashion week and dressed down for work (as shown) with jeans,” says Emma.

Emma details her ensemble for us: “I found the vintage red ultrasuede Samuel Robert/Peter Hatsi Androu blazer at a thrift store and the sunglasses at Goodwill 5 years ago. The earrings were purchased at a stoop sale in the East Village, NYC for $5, and I got the secondhand J Brand jeans at Buffalo Exchange. The vintage Argentinian leather bag is from a thrift store, which I am borrowing from my sister while she is studying abroad.

Like Emma’s style? She’s raising funds for Riverkeeper by selling some amazing clothing and accessory items from her closet on I-Ella and donating 100% of her proceeds to the non-profit. Note that I-Ella is invitation-only but by using her referral code “RIVERKEEPER” you’ll have full access to the site.

About Starre Vartan
Starre Vartan is editor-in-chief of and the author of the Eco-Chick Guide to Life.


  1. Love that shot!… hehe

  2. FAsh10npr1nc3ss says:

    Fascinating! We call this Boulderific in Colorado. I use my DISH Network employee subscription to keep on top of my influences for style. I love the idea of my TVeverywhere ability. I can be on the slopes and hit up the latest information. It’s cool.

  3. Emma is one of the big faces of eco fashion today. Considering that eco fashion as a business is growing by >20% yearly, she should be pretty happy right now 🙂

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