Upcycled Fashion – Discoveries for January 2018

The choices for shoppers interested in upcycled clothing and jewellery is improving every year, with a real upturn in choice, quality & style.  The majority of upcycling is still taken up by small brands and designers.  In some cases this does mean there is a higher price tag than you might like, but if your choose your pieces carefully, your choices can last several years, cutting your costs over time.  Ethical Fashion is alot about slow fashion – being clever with your choices of materials and colour so that you mix and match, thus in the long term reducing the need to just keep on buying for no real good reason. Here are a few brands and designers that upcycle in a beautiful way 🤸‍♀️🤸‍♀️ upcycled leather skirt from Acey.com “We discovered this brand in a market stall next to our London office in East London. PP are a Brazilian-based brand founded upon the idea of upcycling leather waste from the footwear industry. Amanda Py and Petula Silveira worked in Brazilian footwear factories and saw the extent of wasted fabric, leading them to start the company. Each piece is handmade in Porto Alegre, Brazil and due to the nature of upcycled leather every […]

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