The Fashion Flipside show on Sunday on the Lower East Side of Manhattan was a blast- hundreds turned out to check out a fashion show that featured LES stores, many of which are eco-friendly.
Hairy Mary’s showed a bouquet of reconstructed dresses, and Kaight brought out the pretty, grown-up girl frocks. Lael, a new boutique that carries some ecofashions, showed us a string of reminders of why we love summer clothes (even when we don’t love summer). Daha Vintage, The Dressing Room and David Owens Vintage convinced me to renew my love for the hunt for preloved clothes – every one that survives is an original.
Photo by James Nova
Proving that this isn’t the first summer we’ve seen maxi dresses; this gorgeously patterned find is from the 70’s. (Daha Vintage) And yes, that’s me in the sunglasses seated at the left.
Photo by Remy C.
Fabulous sportswear-inspired bodysuit from The Dressing Room, a bar/shop where you can trade your old clothes for drinks– genius idea! (And note the homeless guy in the camo shirt on the left; he danced throughout the show and I give props to event organizers for letting him stay, proving that it still is NYC and it’s def. the LES!)