NEW YORK, Jan 29, 2008 / FW/ — On Friday, the fashion world comes to New York to witness the unveiling of the Fall 2008 / Winter 2009 collections. News is coming in fast and furious, so here’s the lowdown:

  • Erin Fetherston for Sasha Primak jewelry collection

Fall 2008 is all about exquisite enamel. Luxury jewelry designer Sasha Primak and fashion designer Erin Fetherston have co-designed a limited edition jewelry capsule: Erin Fetherston for Sasha Primak.  The partnership began with Fetherston’s Spring ’08 fashion show which featured Sasha Primak jewelry.

An overwhelming positive response to this introduction brought the partnership to the next creative level. Erin Fetherston for Sasha Primak features art nouveau-inspired, enamel tiaras, pendants, rings and bracelets, combining Fetherston’s ethereal femininity and fluid designs with Primak’s impeccable diamonds and old-world hand-craftsmanship.  It debuts at the Erin Fetherston fashion show, which will take place Friday, January 31st at 7:00pm, at 7th on Sixth.

DESIGNER: Erin Fetherston for Sasha Primak jewelry collection
DATE/TIME: Friday, February 1, 7:00PM
LOCATION: The Promenade at Bryant Park

  • Earth Pledge kicks off New York Fashion Week with FutureFashion

Earth Pledge kicks off New York Fashion Week with FutureFashion, featuring 30 looks by top international designers. Earth Pledge’s mission is to balance the impact of human activity on nature – from farming to design and manufacturing. The organization has collaborated with American and European designers to bring the event to fruition.

Participants include Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Diane Von Furstenberg, Donna Karan, Givenchy, Marc Jacobs, Marni, Michael Kors, Narciso Rodriguez, Ralph Lauren, Rogan, Stella McCartney, Thakoon, Three As Four, Versace, and Yves Saint Laurent among others. 

Additionally, a Who’s Who’s list of fashion industry leaders are involved including Fabien Baron, Bureau Betak, Julie Gilhart, Shalom Harlow and Elettra Wiedemann.  Sponsors include Lexus Hybrid Innovations, Pure and Natural, and Barneys New York.

EVENT: Earth Pledge Future Fashion
DATE: Thursday, January 31st
TIME: 6:00pm
LOCATION: Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway