Eco Fashion Week 2011 Opening Night Runway www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJ41HhQR_xA
The Eco Fashion Week (EFW) is a bi-annual fashion show that focuses on promoting and supporting the idea of sustainability, educate the public about care for the environment and by leading the clothing industry in creating apparel that is at once fashionable, trend-setting and earth-friendly. The green wearing and organic clothing event Is also one component of the green economy for the city as well. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson thinks EFW also helps position Vancouver as ‘the global capital of eco-friendly and sustainable fashion, nicely aligns with the City of Vancouver’s goal to be the “World’s Greenest City” by 2020’ as stated in the mayor’s letter of support to the show’s organizers.
The EFW 2011 dates are February 22-25, 2011 with a schedule of event that includes a fashion runway show each day on Feb 23-25 at the Salt Building and Shangri-La Hotel (Feb 23 only) in Vancouver. EFW is organized by Aveda (Myriam Laroche, Evie Ponce, Shauna Biggar, Ashleigh Said etc.)
[Photos by Ray Van Eng, www.vancouver21.com ]