The Mississippi Earthtones Festival returns to downtown Alton next month. The festival, in its 10th year, is on Saturday September 17th and vendors are still needed. The festival will feature conservation, music, and art and this year a recycled fashion show.
The show encourages artists and designers to utilize waste by creating garments that turn it into fashion. At least 50 % of the garment must be made of recycled reused or waste materials. Virginia Wolfe-Beile with the Mississippi Earthtone Festival told the Big Z on a recent Let's Talk when the festival will run: