Fresh water is a dwindling resource and energy use contributes to global warming, the biggest environmental problem of our times.
For example second hand grey t-shirts or blue plaid shirts a very easy to buy anywhere. When we can purchase up to of the same kind of garment, we are able to mass produce the style using upcycled fabrics. The t-shirts or button down shirts are then cleaned and cut again as if they were fabric there is actually a whole lot of fabric in a t-shirt.
This process does take extra time, cutting around holes and stains and choosing high quality fabrics; also, when designing a. But we love the extra details and think this longer process is worth it. Another way to recycle fabrics is to use some of the excess from large factory production.
It is a little known fact that there is tons of factory left over from production, so in places like Cambodia where there are a lot of factories we can go to the local market and purchase bags or rolls of fabric that has not been used.
Lastly we recycle raw materials that are then re-woven into new fabric. One of our partnerships takes post consumer denim waste and grinds it back to raw cotton then, re-weaves it into fabric. We have a commitment to create clothing that is produced ethically from fabric to sewing with a goal of helping empower women in developing countries with meaningful employment. Our collections start with recycled, handwoven, or natural textiles then we partner with over ten fair trade co-ops and workshops around the world to produce the collections.
Our clothing is inspired by the textiles and the age old tecniques of the places it is produced and the inspiring women who wear it. A stunning ethical Womenswear collection; each item is hand embellished and made from sustainable, organic, recycled and locally produced textiles. We bring together fair trade, organic. Each item is carefully selected to create a unique collection for the stylish, individual and fashionable woman. A striking collection of handmade vintage jewellery, each piece is unique.
Recycled and reclaimed materials are used wherever possible. Beautiful hand made shoes, made using traditional artisanal methods. Created using natural products from sustainably managed sources and recycled materials. A unique collection of recycled and reused jewellery made from jewels, lace, pendants and gems the artist finds on her travels. Noki experiments with customisation, by recreating garments through cutting, stitching and embellishment creating a new genre street couture.
Noki aims to challenge the wearer and the viewer into new concept and reappropriation, using recognisable corporate iconography and rearranging the message. Antiform is a forward thinking fashion company producing womenswear from high quality upcycled materials. Antiform has a partner organisation, ReMade in Leeds, who run upcycling events, clothes swaps, recycled fashion courses and workshops.
Katherine Feiel makes custom wedding and special occasion gowns from new and vintage fabrics, reclaiming beautiful beaded silk garments, discarded wedding gowns, handmade laces or tapestries, and giving them new life.
Each gown is handmade to order and is often not replicable due to the unique fabrics used. Linda Gray and Kally Laurence are life long stitchers and recyclers. These passions have come together to create the Queenie and Ted brand of unique customised clothing. Pre-loved womens garments are upcycled using stitch, vintage fabrics, trimmings and buttons to make one-off jackets, skirts and dresses with soul!
TRAIDremade only works with waste textiles which would otherwise be thrown away. The girlwithbeads range includes unique handmade bags from flat caps, suit jackets and vintage fabrics. Plus, fun accessories like giant button brooches, bow tie hair clips and bunting necklaces.
Trash To Trend is an open concept to be used and shared by everybody. We welcome any organization and individual to take contact and help us carry on the upcycling concept in any way.
At Ungalli we are fiercely determined to change the way people think about their clothing. Our production streamlines a method of creating quality and consistent products from post-consumer garments by taking into account any variability in the existing fibers, and unifying them through new design silhouettes with experienced craftsmanship.
Paga Bags is an Eco-Fashion Social Company that produces and markets handbags, accessories and jewellery made of recycled and organic materials in collaboration with local women associations and artisans in Burkina Faso.
Currently based in Bristol, United Kingdom — Norwegian-born designer and maker Stine Ingvoldstad Svendsen has a passion for minimal design. A wide selection of stylish fashion clothing for all occasions including: Styles to suit a variety of tastes from classic to vintage and more in between: This is sustainable ethical fashion at it's best. If you're looking for something eco or ethical to wear for dress down friday, a casual weekend or holiday, you'll find it here.
Tops, t-shirts, jeans, trousers from mainly fairtrade and organic cotton. Green fashion for kids is fun and made mainly from natural fibres including organic cotton and Fairtrade cotton. From baby to early teens, there's something to make all kids happy. Bright colours, animals, fun shapes that children can wear all year round. A treasure trove of accessories from around the world can be found here.
A vast selection of jewellery including necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings to shoes, hats, bags, handbags and scarves. Whatever your style, these items will complete any outfit. Fairly Traded , Recycled.
Nature Shop Amazing deals on Summer clothing and footwear perfect for hiking, cycling, fitness, travel and adventure!
Clothing Recycling You really shouldn’t donate your poor-condition clothing to a thrift store — you’ll waste their time when it comes time to sort, and if you’re getting rid of it because of its condition, you can bet no one else will want to wear it, either. Liz's first collection was made entirely of recycled garments that were reworked into dresses. This collection was an experiment to see if making garments from recycled fabrics was possible. During this process, she realized the huge amount of second hand clothing that is available both here and in developing countries. Did you scroll all this way to get facts about recycled clothing? Well you're in luck, because here they come. There are recycled clothing for sale on Etsy, and they cost $ on average. The most common recycled clothing material is cotton. The most popular color? You guessed it: blue.