Nolcha Fashion Week, the New York-based fashion event that showcases American and international emerging designers, will add a new platform to its next edition Sept. 14-18: an Ethical Fashion Preview.

Created in partnership with the virtual Bel Esprit showroom, the preview will take place at the Carlton Hotel on Madison Ave on Sept. 14 and feature designers whose collections use environmentally friendly materials and processes and who follow fair trade and fair wage principles.

Participating brands will include Room to Roam (Germany), Van Markoviec (The Netherlands), Article 23 (France), Elena Garcia (UK), Emesha Nagy (UK), L’Shandi (USA), jeweler Alberto Parada (USA), Ojasvy (USA) and Moonlight jewelry (USA).

Nolcha Fashion Week’s other events, including runway shows, an accessories exhibition, cocktail parties and fashion business seminars, will take place in the historic Bohemian National Hall on E. 73rd Street, which also serves as the home of the Czech Republic Consulate General.

Now in its third year, the September edition of Nolcha Fashion Week expects to spotlight approximately 50 brands during its five-day run.