Monday, July 28, 2008

Sue Rock Originals Fall Preview - KNIT AND CROCHET ACCESSORIES

Sue and Jerome Rock are the designers behind Sue Rock Originals. Based in New York, Sue Rock Originals is the premier design studio for fashion forward hand crochet and hand knits. No stranger to fair trade and green practices she is the first knitwear designer to develop a manufacturing arrangement with Rwanda Knits, a cooperative working with Rwandan refugees. She will be launching a line of organic llama/mill end knit and crochet apparel in Fall of 2008, working with handpicked manufacturing team of some of New York’s best knitters and crocheters.

Their tailored selections are made from 100% reclaimed fabrics. The fashion and interior design industries discard tons of fabric per year. Sue Rock Originals uses these fabrics to create beautiful tailored garments for women of all ages.
Sue Rock’s love of textiles and design doesn’t stop there. As Executive Director and Founder of Sue Rock Originals EVERYONE, Inc., she provides volunteers with the donated raw materials to create new clothing and accessories to survivors of domestic violence. Since 2005, their relationship with Safe Horizon has provided over 1,000 custom designed garments, accessories and window treatments to women in need.

Fringe Brim hat - $120

Hand crochet Cloche - $100

Ruffle Scarf - $120