Selke Top & Hakama Culotte & Belt: Blue textured cotton wrap top with V-neckline, ties and circular sleeves. Ochre textured linen blend culotte with side openings & ties, pleated waistband. Pleats at front and center back, Rust flower button details at pleat points. Salvaged silk multicolored belt with stiffened front panel and black hemp/pet blend ties.
Designer 14: Bonnie Brooks
Entry Category: Student Designer, studying at New York Fashion Academy
Designer Name: Bonnie Brooks
Branding Statement/ Bio Info:
A person who seeks Nurture/Nature clothing is dedicated to a lifestyle that is gentle on the planet. They are interested in buying clothing made from eco-friendlier fabrics, and in supporting small businesses with mindful practices. The Nurture/Nature client enjoys the process of creating a personal relationship with their garments. They are empowered by the opportunity to make a choice that reflects their interest in cultivating sustainability and community.
The Nurture/Nature client is a curious, creative and adventurous soul- a person who loves looking for treasure and finding it. They enjoy travel and being outdoors, and desire clothing that can make the journey with them. They are also fond of urban environments, and delight in movement & dance. The Nurture/Nature client is looking for artful clothing that expresses a love for beauty, individuality, and things handmade.
“reflection” 2012 Collection
“Reflection” explores the paradox of mirror image in nature, gender, and movement. The collection embraces garments with gender fluidity and versatility in mind. It is inspired by playfulness, exploration, dance, and celebration. “Reflection” infuses clothing styles from ancient Japan, Egypt, and India into several designs. The materials are sourced for their ecologically friendlier footprint, as well as their vibrant uniqueness in the niche of sustainable fabrics.
$35-$335: Belts. Leg Wraps, Pants, Tops, Rompers, Pant Suits, and Dresses.
Desired vendors : Momo, Pretty Parlour, Velouria. Etsy shop, website, and vending at local markets & trunk shows are also a part of my business plan.