Archivist turn discarded luxury hotel bed linen into classic, timeless shirts

Sustainable fashion label Archivist is turning discarded luxury hotel bed linen and turning them into timeless shirts. The project, from Dutch designers Eugenie Haitsma and Johannes Offerhaus, started life when the pair acquired 200 kilos of Egyptian cotton bed linen from a luxury hotel in London’s Mayfair. The designers said: “We asked ourselves the question what would happen to hotel sheets once they were discarded. … Continue reading Archivist turn discarded luxury hotel bed linen into classic, timeless shirts

Visual artist David Alabo teams up with streetwear label Daily Paper to create “Afro-surrealist” inspired Tarot Card Capsule Collection

Ghanaian-Moroccan visual artist David Alabo – who is known for his “Afro-surrealism” artworks – has created a series of T-shirts adorning tarot card designs, which is part of streetwear label Daily Paper’s Spring/Summer 2020 collection. The Tarot Card Capsule Collection from the Amsterdam-based Daily Paper features David Alabo’s interpretation of The Magician, The High Priestess, The Hierophant, The Empress and The Emperor tarot cards in … Continue reading Visual artist David Alabo teams up with streetwear label Daily Paper to create “Afro-surrealist” inspired Tarot Card Capsule Collection

Multi-Purpose Garbs: Ways To Wear A Snood or Head Tube

Snoods, head tubes or circle scarfs are a versatile piece of garb that you can use as a neck warmer, face mask or shield, turban, hair tie, headband, balaclava and more. There are numerous ways you can wear a snood and they can be worn all year round and in all weather conditions, whether you want to keep cool or keep warm. The below video … Continue reading Multi-Purpose Garbs: Ways To Wear A Snood or Head Tube

Marimekko unveil prototype collection made from wood pulp-based fabric

Marimekko, the Finnish lifestyle design company renowned for its original prints and colours, has created its first ever collection of printed clothes made from wood-based fabric. The first prototypes made from the wood-based fibre form part of a broader collection expected to be available to customers by 2022. The wood pulp-based fabric, which is said to look and feel like Marimekko’s traditional cotton fabrics, requires … Continue reading Marimekko unveil prototype collection made from wood pulp-based fabric

Fashion rental service Hirestreet team up with travel agent Contiki to offer travellers a rental holiday wardrobe collection

Fashion rental service Hirestreet has teamed up with travel agent, Contiki to curate a new clothing collection that encourages travellers to rent their holiday wardrobe instead of buying new. Hirestreet’s Winter Sun Collection in partnership with Contiki, who specialise in holidays for 18-35 year olds, includes a selection of midi and mini dresses, a co-ordinates set with crop-top and trousers, and a jumpsuit to wear … Continue reading Fashion rental service Hirestreet team up with travel agent Contiki to offer travellers a rental holiday wardrobe collection

The Infinite Jeans: French fashion brand 1083 create 100% recyclable and returnable jeans made from recycled plastic waste

French fashion label 1083 have taken their brand fully circular with a range of jeans made from recycled plastic waste, which when worn out can be returned and a deposit given back to you, while the pair of returned jeans are then made into more jeans. Known as Le Jeans Infini (The Infinite Jeans), 1083 launched the 100% recyclable and returnable jeans made from recycled materials … Continue reading The Infinite Jeans: French fashion brand 1083 create 100% recyclable and returnable jeans made from recycled plastic waste

Tlejourn Shoes: Thai non-profit cleaning up the ocean and turning discarded flip flops into recycled footwear

Thai non-profit Tlejourn Shoes is helping to clear the ocean of plastic by turning discarded flip flops in to shoe soles which are recycled to create new footwear. The footwear company is the brainchild of southern Thailand native Dr Nattapong Nithi-Uthai, a polymer scientist at Prince of Songkhla University, who along with his team devised a low-tech, inexpensive way to upcycle old flip-flops by grinding … Continue reading Tlejourn Shoes: Thai non-profit cleaning up the ocean and turning discarded flip flops into recycled footwear