Street Style at Eco Fashion Week 2012

Vancouver's sartorial society flocked to the Vogue Theatre to kick off Eco Fashion Week 2012

Credit: Felice Bisby

Eco Fashion Week is a big draw for sartorial fans, and these fashionistas kicked off the event in style

Vancouver’s Eco Fashion warriors were out in full force to celebrate the opening of Eco Fashion Week at the Nicole Bridger fashion show at the Vogue Theatre.

Elie Robinson, Fashion Design Student

Coat: Desigual
Dress: Buffalo by David Britton
Bangle: Tuleste Market
Shoes: Kurt Geiger

Style crush: Alexa Chung
Most treasured wardrobe item: Classic camel Burberry trench coat
Fave store: Any shoe store – “I have over 200 pairs!”
This season’s obsession: Mini metallic shorts

Credit: Felice Bisby


Julie Prud’homme, Advertising

Blouse: Only at Plenty
Trousers: Aritzia
Necklace: Le Château
Boots: Steve Madden

Style Crush: Christian Dior
Most treasured wardrobe item: Silk dress from Aritzia – “I can wear it anywhere.”
Fave store: Aritzia
This season’s obsession: Blazers

Credit: Felice Bisby


Carly Bradley, Assistant Producer for Eco Fashion Week

Jacket: Thrift Store
Shirt: Found on a trip to the UK
Leather shorts: Nouvelle Nouvelle
Shoes: Found at a Seattle thrift store

Style crush: Leandra Medine (
Most treasured wardrobe item: Vintage beaver fur floor length jacket – “A gift from mom.”
Fave store: Nouvelle Nouvelle
This season’s obsession: Studs and leather

Credit: Felice Bisby


McKenneth, Little Fashionisto

Blazer: Zara Kids
Coat: Zara Women
Tie: Vintage
Shirt: H&M
Shorts: Vila
Trousers: Custom made
Shoes: Joe Fresh Womens
Toque: American Apparel

Style crush: Hedi Slimane during his tenure at Dior Homme
Most treasured wardrobe item: Custom-made white shirt from Milan – “It just fits me so perfectly.”
Fave store: Kids/Women’s departments of Zara, H&M and Joe Fresh
This season’s obsession: Big floppy hats

Credit: Felice Bisby


Natasha Motsi, owner of online sustainable clothing store African Sally

Dress: Nicole Bridger
Top: by Kilt
Bag: Louis Vuitton
Shoes: Monsoon

Style crush: Nicole Bridger
Most treasured wardrobe item: Long floral skirt from Barefoot Contessa – “I can wear it during any season.”
Fave store: Aritzia
This season’s obsession: The colour mint

Credit: Felice Bisby


Mika Senda, Graphic Designer

Jacket, shirt and sweater: Value Village
Jeans: Second Denim
Boots: John Fluvog
Bag: Tea Garden Satchel

Style crush: People in general
Most treasured wardrobe item: Blue and yellow silk scarf from Mom
Fave store: Value Village
This season’s obsession: Patterns

Credit: Felice Bisby


Matthew Quetton, Social Enterprise Consultant

Jacket: Dsquared
Scarf: H&M
Shirt: The Bay
Jeans: Banana Republic
Boots: From Toronto
Glasses: Hugo

Style crush: Steve McQueen and Connery-era James Bond, The Sartorialist
Most treasured wardrobe item: Dolce and Gabbana suit jacket
Fave store: The Porsche dealership
This season’s obsession: Society is at the nexus of change

Celeste Quetton, student

Jacket and sweater: Joe Fresh
T-shirt: Gift from New York
Scarf: Custom made
Skirt and sandals: Joe Fresh

Style Crush: Mama
Most treasured wardrobe item: Gold scarf that doubles as fairy wings
Fave store: Any toy store
This season’s obsession: Geronimo Stilton