Skip Nav
Spring Fashion
Why I Will Never Wear Skinny Jeans Ever Again
Priyanka Chopra
21 Reasons Priyanka Chopra Is the Style Star to Watch Right Now
Princess Victoria
44 Reasons Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden Is the Royal Glamazon You Need to Follow

Maria Cornejo, Costella Tagliapietra, Monique Pean Named Inaugural CFDA/Lexus Eco Fashion Challenge Honorees

>> Last night, Maria Cornejo, Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra of Costello Tagliapietra, and Monique Pean were named the inaugural winners of the CFDA & Lexus Hybrid Living Eco Fashion Challenge.

Each had to demonstrate a commitment to ecologically responsible design, with a minimum of 25 percent of their collection produced in an environmentally-friendly manner: Pean uses recycled gold and sustainable buffalo horn; Costello Tagliapietra creates fabric dyes in an eco-friendly way; and Cornejo employs sustainable manufacturing practices and uses fabric like cupro, which is typically discarded during the production of cotton. In turn, each was awarded $25,000 from Lexus to use toward their Fall 2011 presentation in February.

The other 2010 finalists included Alabama Chanin, Behnaz Sarafpour, Libertine by Johnson Hartig, Marcia Patmos, Organic by John Patrick, Slow and Steady Wins the Race by Mary Ping, and Subversive Jewelry by Justin Giunta.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Brother Vellies Shoes
CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards Red Carpet 2015
Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid in Vogue November Issue
Costello Tagliapietra Spring 2014 Runway | NY Fashion Week
Costello Tagliapietra Spring 2014 Hair and Makeup | Runway
CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards 2014
Costello Tagliapietra Hair & Makeup | Fashion Week Fall 2013

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Fashion
X