Gallery: Carmina Campus Shows Fendi’s Green Side With African-Made Eco-Fas...

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Just because something’s recycled doesn’t mean it has to look cheap or ugly, says the founder of Carmina Campus, a new line of totes, computer sleeves, and iPad covers made from reclaimed materials. Then again, she’s a Fendi. The youngest daughter of Anna, one of five Fendi sisters who transformed the family business into an international brand, Ilaria Venturini Fendi is using her clan’s artisanal approach to refashion castoff supplies into objects of exuberance and desire. Produced in Africa through the UN-sanctioned Ethical Fashion Programme, the line marries fine tailoring with leftover fabrics (including reclaimed safari tents, military blankets, and leather swatches) to reflect Venturini Fendi’s aspirations for a better world.

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2 Responses to “Carmina Campus Shows Fendi’s Green Side With African-Made Eco-Fashion”

  1. theethicalfashionmissionary says:

    This isn’t new. Carmina Campus has been around for quite a while. It’s just a new line for 10 Corso Como. She’s been doing work with the ITC for a few years.

  2. cecilia correia says:

    Very nice project.I love the bag with the big rosette.

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