Telling the stories of our
material connection
to our world through
cutting edge design

SZN

Established in 2012 by designer Suzan Dlouhy, SZN is an independent label designed and made in Australia.

Featured Collection – Urban Zen Spring Summer 17

The Urban Zen Silk Road collection for Spring Summer 2017 by Donna Karan.

1×1

One by One is a clothing brand with a mission to create modern pieces with a unique and timeless sense of style.

From New York Fashion Week Fall Winter 2017/18 – Mimi Prober’s stunning upcycled and hand made vintage lace collection.

Featured Infographic – the Cost of Wedding

Rebecca Kennedy is an Impactful Design Journalist, and did tons of research to be able to put together this super informative infographic on the average cost of a wedding!

Featured Video – Threads of Life

Threads of Life is a fair trade business that works with culture and conservation to alleviate poverty in rural Indonesia. Commissioning heirloom-quality textiles and baskets made with local materials and natural dyes to a museum standard .

Featured Images – Agnieszka Sipa

Stunning, ethereal, folkloric imagery from Polish costume designer Agnieszka Osipa, who takes inspiration from the witchlike aspects of the pagan beliefs of east European culture, through music.

Bohemia

Founded by Jenny Lockton, Bohemia is the culmination of years working with artists and craftspeople around the world. Established to build relationships with artisan producers, and help to support meaningful employment.

Featured Film – Desula

A lifetime of stories speaks through the ancient language of colour, material and needlework in the traditional dress worn by women in a mountainous Sardinian town.

KROMAGNON

KROGMAGNON produce an eco friendly fashion label for both men and women. Working with earth friendly materials, the brand specialize in working with organic, natural and biodegradable fabrications.

Featured Book – Fashion Fibers

Fashion Fibers: Designing for Sustainability by Annie Gullingsrud of Cradle to Cradle’s Fashion Positive, is an accessible reference tool for fashion students and designers who want to learn how to make decisions to enhance the sustainability potential in common fibers used in the fashion industry.

A lovely video short from Irthi in Sharjah UAE, a collaboration launched with the British luxury brand Asprey that support a creative partnership with the artisans of the region, that works to empower women socially, professionally and economically.

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The Book: Refashioned

Sass Brown showcases the best in cutting edge fashion with upcycled materials

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