Eco Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013: Standing Armed

Wearable, on-trend clothes in luxe fabrics have been Standing Armed designer Lindsay Walsh's calling card since she debuted her label. Last week, she delivered an exquisite collection at Eco Fashion Week that had something for everyone while maintaining a cohesive design story (no easy feat, I assure you). The fact that the collection's palette seemed to be two sides of the same coin definitely helped: the light creams and pink-and-gold paisley jacquard print in the first half of the show, followed by darkier, moodier pieces in black and burgundy-and-gold brocade.

Fans of this season's baroque trend will be pleased to see Walsh incorporate the jacquard and brocade prints into tailored dress shorts, a shirtdress tunic with a high-low hem, patterned trousers, and a sleeveless top with a sharp geometric peplum. Those who are looking for sleek and simple separates to incorporate into their workwear will find plenty to love too: blouses, loose silk trousers, suiting, and an elongated menswear-inspired vest which looks so elegant loosely buttoned over an LBD. Meanwhile, the black silk jumpsuit strikes just the right minimalist cool-girl vibe, requiring only a change of accessories and shoes to be a versatile go-to outfit for parties.

Photos by Wayne Mah.


  1. I appreciate your posts from Eco Fashion week that are equally true to fashion forward AND eco-friendly. This line has given me some ideas on pairing statement necklaces with collared shirts!

  2. Stunning! This is my kind of eco fashion!

    Kate xo


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