D.C. Fashion Week kicks of with eco-fashion show

(WJLA) -Eighty models and 50 local and international designers are taking part in D.C. Fashion Week.

The kickoff event was an eco-fashion show featuring the Howard University fashion and merchandising program and a guest designer from Ukraine - Irena Levkovich. All of the outfits were environmentally conscious, recycled, organic or both.

D.C. Fashion Week continues through Sunday.