Harry Nuriev stuffs vinyl sofa with old Balenciaga clothing

Crosby Studios’ founder Harry Nuriev has teamed up with Balenciaga to create a transparent vinyl couch filled with worn and discarded clothing from the French fashion brand. Architect and designer Nuriev and Balenciaga unveiled the oblong couch at this year’s Design Miami 2019. It is intended to promote “environmentally conscious design” by converting worn or disposed garments […]

Tuo Lei designs DIY streetwear from festival tents to be kept as souvenirs

ÉCAL graduate Tuo Lei has created a fashion collection from abandoned festival tents, based on simplified patterns that can be replicated at home with just basic sewing skills and the accompanying instructions. The P+365 project turns the tents collected from a given festival into a series of raincoats, caps, bags and bucket hats, with the aim […]

Lunya styles Manhattan store like a “glitzy, upscale New York apartment”

Los Angeles clothing brand Lunya has created its New York store with vintage and contemporary finds to decorate zones as if they were a dining room, bedroom and living area. Ashley Merrill, who founded the women’s sleepwear brand in 2014, has designed the New York City shop to be like a local apartment filled with […]

Sun Lee reworks traditional Korean craft into clothes made from paper

South Korean designer Sun Lee has created a six-piece collection of clothing from traditional Korean paper which has been cut, torn and rolled by hand. Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Lee developed the fashion collection, called Consumption of Heritage, after seeing the amount of clothes waste thrown away at the end of every season. “This collection is based on […]

Charlotte McCurdy creates “carbon-negative” raincoat from algae bioplastic

New York designer Charlotte McCurdy has fashioned a water-resistant jacket from a plastic made of algae, which captures existing CO2 from the atmosphere. The garment is made from a bioplastic material McCurdy developed that consists entirely of biopolymers derived from algae. “The jacket is carbon-negative because it is made of marine macro-algae that expands our […]

Bodice clothes are for the women “challenging conventions” in Indian society

Fashion designer Ruchika Sachdeva’s label Bodice is developing a “new language of modernity” for women in India who want a minimalist alternative to traditional garments or designer formalwear. Sachdeva set up Bodice after studying in the UK at the London College of Fashion, and undertaking internships with designers such as Vivienne Westwood and Giles Deacon. […]

COS unveils fashion collection based on Bauhaus design principles

Fashion brand COS has created a 13-piece collection of clothing and accessories commemorating the Bauhaus movement and its affiliated artists and architects. The release celebrates a century since the design school’s founding in Weimar and exemplifies its enduring impact on creative disciplines today, as explored in Dezeen’s Bauhaus 100 series. Six menswear and six womenswear items as […]

Re:newcell prepares to launch “world’s first clothes made from circular cotton”

Swedish company Re:newcell is aiming to disrupt the fashion industry and save natural resources by creating garments from Circulose – a new material made from recycled cotton clothes. Circulose was developed in response to the issue of waste generated by the fashion industry, which sees the vast majority of unwanted or worn out garments end […]

Six fashion brands making the industry more sustainable

Consumers are waking up to the disastrous impact fast fashion has on the environment. Here are six clothing companies that are challenging it with radical approaches to sustainable fashion. Textile production releases 1.2 billion tonnes a year of carbon dioxide equivalent, making it a bigger contributor to greenhouse gases than international flights and overseas shipping […]

Vollebak’s Black Squid Jacket reflects lights from more than two billion glass spheres

Experimental clothing brand Vollebak has created a colour-shifting jacket, which uses embedded black glass spheres to emulate the camouflage qualities of a squid. The surface of the Black Squid Jacket is made from a resin-coated polyester embedded with more than two billion glass spheres. Each square centimetre of the jacket is covered with around 40,000 […]

Chloe Baines makes fashion collection from tents left behind at festivals

London College of Fashion graduate Chloe Baines has designed a collection of clothing and jewellery from the upcycled tents and metal pegs left after music festivals. The collection, called In Tents: The After Party, was designed in collaboration with Central Saint Martins graduate Belle Smith, who made matching earrings and rings from the tent pegs. […]

Karoline Vitto’s garments accentuate the fat rolls women are told to hide

This collection of cloth and metal-wire garments by Brazilian fashion designer Karoline Vitto finds beauty in the bulges of flesh that women are encouraged to cover up. Designed as part of her masters degree at London’s Royal College of Art, Vitto’s The Body as Material collection features seven garments that accentuate the rolls and curves […]

Lab-grown spider silk used for Adidas x Stella McCartney biodegradable dress

Adidas and Stella McCartney used vegan spider-style silk by Bolt Threads to create the Biofabric Tennis Dress, which can “fully biodegrade”. The Adidas x Stella McCartney Biofabric Tennis Dress is made using Microsilk, a bioengineered yarn made from yeast by Californian biotech startup Bolt Threads. The Microsilk fabric eventually breaks down back into the environment, […]

Senscommon and Uchino Japan launch “self-purifying” charcoal clothing

Tokyo clothing brand Senscommon has collaborated with textiles company Uchino Japan to launch a clothing collection made using activated charcoal. The On Journey collection of minimalist clothing features a T-shirt, shorts, a shirt, a cardigan, a robe and trousers. The pieces have clean silhouettes with pockets and metal detailing. The clothing is made using an […]

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