The Council of Fashion Designers of America teamed up with Lexus to honor the top ten sustainable fashion designers of the year. The event, held at Skylight Studios featured boards showcasing each of the 10 eco friendly designers. Each finalist had to have a fashion line that included at least 25% sustainable materials.
Three winners took home $25,000 each. The prize money will go towards their upcoming shows for Fall 2011. And the winners were...
Costello Tagliapietra (left, in their signature plaid)
Left to right, Scott Hahn (cofounder Loomstate.org), Maria Cornejo, Jeffrey Costello, Monique Pean, Robert Tagliapietra, Andrea Lim (marketing manager, Lexus),
Steven Kolb (executive director, CFDA)
An artistic model of the CT 200h, Lexus's new compact hybrid vehicle