13 September 2011 - The Mercedes- Benz Fashion Week 2011 - The fashion world stood still when the World Trade Center towers came down in the middle of New York Fashion Week a decade ago, but the runway shows went on at the anniversary with moments of remembrance. "On a day like this, we're all American," U2's Bono said Sunday after the spring preview for Edun, the African-inspired brand he founded with his wife, Ali Hewson.
Edun - Bono’s label presented a mix of breezy, delicate florals and edgy laser-cut silks studded with rocker metal grommets and included some hand dying in indigo using a technique from Mali on a flared jacket made of recycled hemp.
Leanne Marshall - Project Runway winner, Leanne Marshall showed her eco-friendly Spring/Summer collection on Saturday. Marshall successfully balanced on the fine line between youthfulness and elegance. With billowy confections of hemp silk, bamboo jersey, and organic cotton she created a flirty and feminine collection of intricately constructed cocktail dresses and evening wear.