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Recommended editorial columns Refashioned making cutting edge clothing from upcycled materials

Refashioned from green fashion to the fashion revolution

An editorial column is discussing the early stage of green fashion up the fashion revolution. Refashioned is a terminology used to describe a novel use of upcycled materials and crafting dead stock (fabrics not wanted or usable) of the high-speed society and transforming, stitched, patched into unique hand-made clothes. Refashioned is a philosophical and intellectual avant-garde creation playfully using upcycled materials. Each piece constructed, challenging and exclusive objects that follow no trends, however, create them


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  • Top right image. Paper-Cut-Project USA (co-founders Nikki Nye and Amy Flurry) has many prestigious collaborations projects (Hermes, V&W Museum London), Marie-Antoinette monumental headpiece with curls and butterflies made as a part of an exclusive for RED Valentino. The book Encore! The New Artisans by Olivier Dupon. Published by Thames & Hudson 2015
  • Middle left the image of Denham woman’s jacket. Denham is more than just a jeans maker, most clothes as the woman’s jacket are manufactured in limited edition using Japanese vintage denim and other vintage fabrics. Denham tribute tradition and a majority of the time researching each garment. Denham has its own fabric and garment library. Taking tradition into contemporary. The book Refashioned, making cutting edge clothing from upcycled material by Sass Brown. Published by Laurence King Publishing 2013
  • Middle-right the image of Juana Díaz an Argentinian textile artist and designer transforms fabric scraps into high-end handcrafted garments. She used fair labour female homeworkers in the manufacturing process. Diaz signature is the use of contrasting topstitching adhere to the fabrics scraps together. The book Refashioned, making cutting edge clothing from upcycled material by Sass Brown. Published by Laurence King Publishing 2013
  • Leo Capote from Brazil is a master of re-purposing bit of pieces of equipment into fun, utilitarian pieces. Hairdryer desk lamp. The Encore! The New Artisans by Olivier Dupon. Published by Thames & Hudson 2015
  • Down left the image of Mayer Peace Collection. Jacket made entirely from patch worked and upcycled denim jeans, back-pockets, waistbands and tabs. The Berlin-based label Mayer established 2004 combine fashion and charity with transforming recycled materials. The book Refashioned, making cutting edge clothing from upcycled material by Sass Brown. Published by Laurence King Publishing 2013
  • Downright the image Trash Couture is a UK based label working mostly with upcycled denim based second-hand fabrics. Inspired by the punk rock scene the late 1970s and early 1980s raw and provocative garments and accessories. The book Refashioned, making cutting edge clothing from upcycled material by Sass Brown. Published by Laurence King Publishing 2013

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