As Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in NYC comes to an end this week, we wanted to share our own favorite fashion pieces using recycled materials. Recycled fashion fosters ingenuity and innovation, as designers must struggle to “make it work” with the materials that they already have. Recycled fashion also forces consumers to think about the ecological impact of using traditional materials for fashion. View a couple of our favorites below and visit our Pinterest page to see more!
Designer: Irina Shabayeva
Materials: Greeting Cards and Paper Stationary
Designer: Rami Kashou (Project Runway Alum)
As seen on: Rami Kashou Special Projects
Materials: Movie Posters
As seen on: garbagegoneglam.com
Materials: Trash found on California Beaches
Designer: Marina DeBris
As seen on: Women Environmental Artist’s Directory
Materials: Computer Wiring
Designer: Tina Sparkles
As seen on: Austin Fashion Week
Visit our Pinterest Page to view all of our favorite upcycled fashion pieces and Pin your own!
Also, check out the Earth Month Fashion Show – Featuring a Trashion Show – on April 27th, 2015 at Evolution MKE in Milwaukee.
The show will benefit the Alliance for the Great Lakes.
Learn more about the event and how to register here: Earth Month Fashion Show