Gallery: From Somewhere Vs. Junky Styling: Who Upcycled for Sinitta Better...

Afterward, NOI Collective's Red Cross Tent was the scene of many an upcycling workshop, featuring sustainable fashion labels such as Lu Flux, Enamore, and THTC. One of the activities was this "Grow Your Dress," composed of fabric donated by some of the hottest designer fashion houses in London.

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3 Responses to “From Somewhere Vs. Junky Styling: Who Upcycled for Sinitta Better?”

  1. bagsful (@bagsful) says:

    I’m all for sustainable clothing becoming part of everyone’s wardrobes the world over. But… promoting it as part of Fashion Week, which is dedicated to trend slavery, seems to be at odds with the ethical fashion world doesn’t it?

    http://bagsful.blogspot.com/2010/09/est-ethica.html

  2. JW23 says:

    Its not a separate industry – its an incredibly important new movement within the existing format – its about addressing the reality that is the fashion industry and challenging it/ meeting it where it is – otherwise its like having your head in the sand.

  3. bagsful (@bagsful) says:

    I agree, but I don’t think Estethica DOES challenge the existing industry – the presence of the event at LFW illuminates the glaring gaps in mainstream fashion’s social/environmental conscience, no doubt about that. But no-one is making LFW clean up its act. It smells a touch like greenwash to me…

    http://www.bagsful.blogspot.com

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