esa had the privilege of curating the green festival expo's sustainable fashion show. Meg Shops, Noorism, Study NY, Alexis Walsh, A New York Affair, zero waste daniel, and Cope Customs came together to display the many different aspects of sustainability in the fashion industry from local production to up cycling!
Thank you green festival expo for setting up the space and allowing esa to bring amazing brands together for a fun presentation.
Enjoy a night out with friends with the wine provided by Indie Wineries and music by Hunt For Gold, but stay for the planet saving fashion and art by 529 Arts Avenue!
Zero Waste Daniel, A New York Affair, Tamasq, Rosina Mae, Purple Impression and Jackii Ramis showcased their looks on live models who will gave the facts on why their clothes both look good and do good. Our second floor, had limited time access to our specially curated array of conscious designers who sold their merchandise Pop-Up style.
Celebrate Earth Day this year by shopping small and fair trade with NYC Fair Trade Coalition at their Harlem Earth Day Walking Tour from 11am - 6pm and After a hard day of walking end your tour with an Earth Day After Party hosted by esa. Learn how to weave with fabric scraps that once were doomed for landfill and learn how to turn an unwanted t-shirt into a tote bag! Bring an unwanted t-shirt with you to follow along in the tutorial. Oh we almost forgot to mention there will be some hard earned wine and snacks to go with all the fun!
$10 suggested donation. All proceeds go to the lovely gallery providing us a fun and safe space to get crafty.
In partnership with the NYC Fair Trade Coalition & Nineteenth Amendment, esa invited you to come celebrate Fashion Week at its DIY party! You brought all your unwanted (doomed for landfill) clothes back to life and saved 254 garments!
t-shirts were turned into something new like tanks and tote bags at our t-vamp station, embroidery was taught by New York's first haute couture embroidery school, Ecole Broderies de Luxe. Beads, rhinestones, patches, and painting made the pieces truly unique. Music, drinks, community, and creative energy made it an unforgettable day!
13.1 million tons of textiles are thrown in landfills annually: we minimized that and had fun doing it.
where fashion exhibition meets art gallery. Where sustainability meets art and
music. Where party meets inspiring conversation.
zero waste daniel, Study New York and Lindy Fox showcased their amazing planet saving designs on live models who let guests in on all the fun facts behind the collections. Live music, dj, drinks, painting, and William Storm's weaved installation made for an unforgettable night!