Green Cup of Polo

On June 27th Washingtonians, environmentalists, diplomatic and political leaders, DC equestrians, and socialites will gather at the Capitol Polo Club for a day of polo-fun at the 4th Annual Green Cup of Polo. The day will provide plenty of entertainment for the entire family including two exciting polo matches, a dc-celeb polo amateur match, a stunning freestyle equestrian performance and much more. The Green Cup of Polo is also one of the only events with premium tailgate spots where you can picnic and watch the action front-row. Gates open at noon Main match starts at 2.30 pm Also presenting With … Continue reading Green Cup of Polo

Eco Chic: Night of Stars and Rising Stars

      Eco Chic: Night of Stars and Rising Stars   Cocktail Reception 6:30 pm Awards Ceremony 7.30pm With Celebrity Emcee Wendy Rieger, NBC4  The Fashion Group International® of Greater Washington D.C., Inc. in collaboration with the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Corcoran College of Art + Design presents Eco Chic: Night of Stars and Rising Stars.   The awards evening will recognize pioneers of the Eco Chic movement for their ecological and ethical design in fashion, art, beauty, architecture and interior design.  The cocktail reception will feature a fashion presentation and video clips of the latest Eco Chic designs followed by the preeminent Eco Chic awards … Continue reading Eco Chic: Night of Stars and Rising Stars

Euro judge: Green views tantamount to religious views

Tim Nicholson, a self-proclaimed “green martyr” from across the pond, has just won some serious street cred among the environmentalist crowd. After claiming he was fired for expressing his die-hard eco0friendly views, a judge ruled in favor of Nicholson, charging that bosses should have respected his environmental beliefs the same as they would respect a religious belief (?!). Public Affairs for Grainger, the company for which Nicholson worked, released the following statement, “Mr Nicholson’s redundancy was driven solely by the operational needs of the company during a period of extraordinary market turbulence, which also required other structural changes to be … Continue reading Euro judge: Green views tantamount to religious views

Farmtastic Chanel goes eco

It’s Fashion Week in Paris, and the gold standard of fashion houses, Chanel, has finally jumped on the going green bandwagon. Automaton Karl Lagerfeld was programmed to say the following about the new line, “It’s Coco Ecolo, ecology can be chic. No? One can use natural fabrics and learn from nature.” The runway show was set in a mocked-up bucolic Normandy barn, with hay, ladders, and a wooden double C logo for the iconic brand. Lagerfeld used rustic materials like jute, linen, and the increasingly popular raffia, giving the normally stuffy Chanel lines som whimsy. He also played on Marie Antoinette’s legendary simple farm life … Continue reading Farmtastic Chanel goes eco