The Nolcha Shows announce Ecouterre as an Official Media Partner of the Nolcha Shows Fashion Media Lounge

June 14, 2016



Leading sustainable and ethical fashion website, Ecouterre, has joined the Nolcha Shows as an Official Media Partner of the Nolcha Shows Fashion Media Lounge and will highlight curated green, eco and sustainable designers.


Now in its eighth consecutive year, The Nolcha Shows, held during New York Fashion Week, is one of the city’s leading platforms for global independent fashion designers with sponsors NeoGrid for Fashion, Citibank and JR Ewing returning this season.


Founded in 2009 by Jill Febrenbacher, Ecouterre Ecouterre is a website devoted to the future of sustainable fashion design and dedicated to showcasing and supporting designers who not only contemplate cut, form, and drape, but also a garment’s social and environmental impact, from the cultivation of its fibers to its use and disposal. The goal of Ecouterre is for both designers and consumers to start taking the issue of sustainability in clothing design more seriously. Ecouterre’s mission is to inform, inspire, and encourage innovation.


Managing Editor, Jasmin Malik Chua, comments: “We’re delighted to spotlight independent, eco-friendly brands with The Nolcha Shows Fashion Media Lounge. Nolcha has its pulse on up-and-coming talents so it’s the ideal platform for discovering the next big things in sustainable fashion.”


Media, bloggers and industry will attend the Nolcha Shows Fashion Media Lounge to connect with global independent accessory brands to preview their latest cutting edge collections. Returning Nolcha Shows designers Michelle Pajak-Reynolds, EL VOYAGE and Taylord Blu will be joined by debuting brands Riley Versa, DELA EVA, Marshelly’s, James Carletons and Oysby.


“We are honored to welcome Ecouterre as an Official Media Partner for our upcoming season,” shares Kerry Bannigan, Co-Founder, Nolcha Shows. “Their vision aligns with ours and specifically in the hopes of the industry educating and inspiring consumers to embrace sustainability as their everyday fashion choices.”


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