By Michelle Zimmerman, NY Correspondent
Now, that you’re donw retooling your diet and exercise routine, it’s time to finally reap the rewards.
Slip into Sosume’s soft and light one shoulder white dress for the arriving White Parties at Inventory NYC on 237 Lafayette Street.
You don’t have to save that gorgeous dress for special occasions. The same dress comes in gray that you can wear alone for this summer or done hip with skinny denim or leggings and boots for early fall.The design half of Sosume, Paulina Petkoski and Rachel Kozub, are environmentally-aware as they are style-conscious.
Sosume’s Spring/Summer collection 09/10 predominately makes use of micro-modal, a natural fibre from the European Beech tree sourced from Milan, not only because it is one of the softest, sheerest fabrics available, but also because the fabric production is sustainable. The process of the modal procedure has won an European Union environmental award because it only uses a tenth of the amount of water used in cotton production, and yields ten times the quantity of fabric.
Similarly, their Fall/Winter 2010 collection includes unique blends of natural fibres mixed with cashmere and silk sourced from one of Tokyo’s award-winning sustainable mills, and 100% organic wool from mill in Uruguay that is certified by the Organic Trade Association.
This come from their desire for the most organic yet the most luxurious fabrics they can find, a mere two years ago.
They enfused the drapey fabric with cutting-edge tailoring and construction with Rachel's training in pattern development and assistant styling for Olga Kapustina, Albright Fashion Library, burdastyle.com, and various New York fashion shows and Paulina's background in interning with Pamella Rolland and Fashion Snoops for an avant-garde but wearable line that can be adopted by a Los Angeleno hipster or SoHo/Brooklyn Bohemian. This trans-travel mindset probably came from the fact that Sosume is an Australian foursome who work, live, and travel back and forth between Brooklyn and Sydney.
Not bad for two designers who are still completing their education at Fashion Institute of Design as we speak.
If you want to spice up Sosume's new basics with some precious but accessible, Delicate Raymond Jewelry Sample Sale by Michelle Zimmerman is happening tomorrow. Just in time for the Last of Summer festivities.
Named after her grandfather, Raymond, one of Delicate Raymond's most popular line is the Vintage Monogram Line, hand engraved necklaces and bracelets that are customized with your choice of loved ones names or initials.