Brook There’s Ethically Made, Organic Lingerie

The Portland, ME-based designer chats about creating a comfortable alternative to synthetic basics

When Brook DeLorme first launched her line Brook There in 2007 as a spin-off of her and husband’s shirting label Seawall, her focus was on creating soft, easy loungewear pieces that would highlight the elegance of handcrafted, no-fuss basics. However, it wasnt until DeLorme began creating soft-cup lingerie sets that her collection really began to take off. The Maine-based designer found a strong following in …

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Eleanor Dorrien-Smith's locally produced AW '13 collection, inspired by the Channel Islands and young adult books, makes its US debut

Ethical production doesn’t always result in the most fashion-forward apparel. But that’s absolutely not the case with London-based designer Eleanor Dorrien-Smith, whose past experiences include working for John Galliano, Mary Katrantzou, Eley Kishimoto and Anthropologie. Proving high style can be synonymous with sustainability, Dorrien-Smith became an entrepreneur when she launched her ready-to-wear collection, PARTIMI, just two years after graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2008. …

Interview: Fionn Dobbin of MAMMU scarves

The altruistic entrepreneur on merging fashion, design and social business to aid Latvian mothers in need

The words Latvia, high fashion and social change aren’t usually uttered in the same sentence, but one man with a million ideas has already begun changing this. Half-Irish, raised in Germany and now based in Latvia, Fionn Dobbin is an international force to be reckoned with—combining years of design experience with business knowledge to come up with creative solutions to social problems. After graduating with …