Are you getting excited? Because we are so pumped that we are counting down the hours until the 2014 Redress Raleigh Eco-Fashion Show and Marketplace takes over City Market in Downtown Raleigh tomorrow night!
The fashion show will be taking place in Cobblestone Hall and across the street in the old Zydeco building, the Marketplace will be hosting several featured eco-makers from North Carolina and beyond from 5pm-9pm. Check in for the events tomorrow night is located in the Marketplace, giving fashion show attendees the opportunity to explore before the show begins.
What's so great about the Marketplace this year? Redress is bringing several eco-makers to the event tomorrow that are as passionate about eco-friendly products as we are. From apparel to jewelry and home goods, you will have the chance to explore different options for conscious consuming conveniently downtown. Redress Raleigh will also be raffling off some fun prizes, so be sure to stop by to enter your name and you may be one of our lucky winners.
Our featured Spring 2014 Eco-makers are:
New Normal Apparel: high end American made clothing /// Richmond, VA
Hawks and Doves: handbags, pillows, and accessories made from vintage feed sacks and other vintage canvas items /// Durham, NC
A Ban Against Neglect (ABAN): products that empower and enable young mothers in Ghana /// Accra, Ghana and Chapel Hill, NC
Rock Kershaw Necklaces: one of a kind necklaces made by Rock Kershaw made with recycled and found objects /// Raleigh, NC
Cynknits: upcycled pieces by Cynthia McMullen using fashion industry samples and thrift store finds /// Winston Salem, NC
Leopold Designs: hand painted silk batiks by Kim Kirchstein /// Raleigh, NC
Pretty Geeky Bowtique: hand crafted ties by Laneshia Lamb /// Raleigh, NC
Fiberactive Organics: products for the home and family from organic cotton fabrics and post-industrial scrap fabric /// Raleigh, NC
The Factory NC: thoughtfully created products with low post-consumer waste from different artists and makers /// North Carolina
Whistlepig Workshop: handcrafted jewelry from found objects /// Wilmington, NC
Lisa Stewart Designs: beautiful and functional artwork and accessories in leather based on Lisa's calligraphic illustrations /// Raleigh, NC
Seven Sages: apparel produced piece by piece in limited production runs using materials with low environmental impact /// Raleigh, NC
RIVTAK: a new wearable art collaboration from designer River Takada-Capel and visual artist The Faces Blur /// Durham, NC
Symbology: ethical fashion that fuses artisan textiles with fashion forward designs /// Raleigh, NC
CHESTY: 100% handmade luxury clutches /// Raleigh, NC
Mamafrica: Clothing made by artisans in the Democratic Republic of Congo, purchases impact the artisans directly and support economic growth /// Bukavu, DRC and Chapel Hill, NC
To read more about all of our Marketplace vendors, you can go here.