Soumya Annapurna Kalluri launched Dwij with a vision to give a new life to old, discarded denim fabrics. They create multi purpose bags, satchels, tote bags and accessories from post consumer and post industrial garment waste that would otherwise end up on the landfill. The brand has upcycled more than 3500 pair of jeans & 500 metres of discarded denim since its' inception.
Founder of upcycling brand Born Again Vintage, Bridgett Artise, is a sustainability guru and a vintage expert who wears many hats - she is a designer, a published writer, a teacher and a devoted mother. Her unique journey spanning over two decades showcases how she has been able to take the art of re-use, recycling and upcycling to give garments and herself a new lease of life.
Queen of Raw is a marketplace for buying and selling deadstock fabrics using block chain technology and machine learning to provide a circular economy solution to enterprises. We had a chance to talk to the founder, Stephanie Benedetto about her journey and vision for the platform.
We followed the design journey of I was a Sari, a circular fashion brand that upcycles pre-loved Indian saris to create contemporary products by engaging women artisans from underprivileged communities in India.
An eco concept store in Barcelona started by Nuria & Montse that houses all things made with rescued denim. With circular design being at the heart of all their products, their bags, clothing, furniture, stationery products are truly unique.
Sisters Mariángeles Aguirre & Paula Aguirre founded tHERAPY Recycle & Exorcise - a radical sustainable fashion brand that challenges the status quo of heteronormativity and gender rigidity by creating unique products out of vintage & second hand garments that are gender fluid and authentic.