NEW YORK, July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EILEEN FISHER, Inc. to unveil its first pop-up retail shop in New York City. The shop will host the exclusive launch of "Remade in the USA" – the limited-edition 500-piece collection created by the CFDA Social Innovator Award Winners. The pop-up shop will open the last two consecutive weekends of July.
In partnership with the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America), EILEEN FISHER created the inaugural Social Innovators Award, offering fashion design students the unique opportunity to work alongside the brand's designers, merchandisers and social consciousness teams. The winners, Teslin Doud, Carmen Gama and Lucy Jones, participated in a 12-month residency project to prototype commercially viable ways to make new designs from the damaged clothes from the GREEN EILEEN recycling program. The three top design school grads were committed to socially conscious design and helped to move the brand's VISION2020 sustainability goals forward.
The culmination of the project is "Remade in the USA" – the first scalable zero-waste collection offering unique one-of-a-kind pieces created from felting techniques and natural dying redesigned in iconic EILEEN FISHER patterns. The shop will include the "Remade in the USA" collection and select product offerings from GREEN EILEEN and EILEEN FISHER for sale.
WHAT: EILEEN FISHER Debuts Limited-Edition Collection at Pop-Up Shop
WHEN: July 23, 24, 30 & 31; 12PM-7PM
WHERE: Glass House (47 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11201)
About EILEEN FISHER: EILEEN FISHER has been creating effortlessly chic clothes for over 30 years. Designed with pure shapes and fine fabrics, the collections offer sophistication, comfort and style that last. As a socially conscious company, EILEEN FISHER is a pioneer in eco-friendly fashion and in supporting global initiatives that empower women and girls. The clothing is sold at over 60 EILEEN FISHER retail stores, online at eileenfisher.com, over 300 department and specialty stores across the US, UK and Canada. Launched in 2009, Green Eileen is committed to reducing environmental impact and generating income to support programs that improve the lives of women and girls. By selling gently worn EILEEN FISHER clothing at an affordable price, the company extends the life of timeless garments and support non-profit programs that improve the lives of women and girls. To date, the program has taken in 500,000 garments, resold 200,000 and donated $2 million.
For more information, visit eileenfisher.com, or follow us on social media @eileenfisherny.