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Sustainability Is the Guest of Honor at Fashion for Peace Event

Sustainability was the underlying message at Wednesday’s Fashion for Peace presentation at Spring Place.
Before the event got under way, participating designers Norma Kamali, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Mara Hoffman and Mimi Prober posed for photos with the Isha Foundation’s Sadhguru, who supported the event. In honor of the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth, the foundation is considering the importance of natural farming and food, eco-friendly model housing, and environmentally friendly textiles. “We’re here to show we can do the same things a little more gently and peacefully,” Sadhguru said.
Hoffman said the takeaway should be the need for collaborative efforts and working toward mission-purpose creation. “At least that’s our philosophy with it — being able to lend hands in an industry that more often than not polarizes itself,” she said.
Earlier in the week Hoffman was honored as a Champion of Sustainability by the company Repreve, which produces a fiber made from recycled plastic bottles that the designer uses for her signature swimwear. “The work that we’re doing is constantly trying to find less harmful ways of every approach from the ground up.”
Having gotten into sustainability after 15 years in business, she understands how overwhelming rethinking manufacturing and all elements of production can

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