December 17, 2013 New York
This season, the eco-conscious designer embraced a slouchier look with relaxed jodhpurs and ultra-wide-leg trousers cut from recycled microfiber that swooshed with each step. "I try to create clothes that have kinetic energy and are full of movement," she said. A kaleidoscopic "Murano" print splashed on a jersey shift dress and turtleneck also added verve to the collection. Keeping her "urban nomad" customer in mind, Teng focuses on both sustainability and functionality; practical outerwear is always a strong suit. The highlights here included a water-resistant coat and hooded rain slicker.