upcycling

Fashion

SEVALI is making upcycled couture out of mattresses and car seats

The French label's larger-than-life designs can be seen on Alexa Demie, BLACKPINK and Rosalía.
Zoë Kendall
10.7.20
Fashion

The upcycling initiative supporting Brazil's COVID-hit communities

Enlisting a global community of creatives -- including Telfar, Yves Tumor and Vava Dudu -- REIF ACT NON is a demonstration of how fashion can be a force for good.
Mahoro Seward
8.14.20
Fashion

20 years on, Imitation of Christ rises again

Tara Subkoff, Chloë Sevigny and Milla Jovovich on the art collective slash fashion label’s legacy and how its eco-political ethos is more relevant than ever.
Zoë Kendall
8.6.20
Fashion

This Kurdish sneakerhead turns old kicks into futuristic outfits

Berlin designer All Amin - aka @haramwithsugar - gives worn-out shoes a sustainable second life.
Imke Rabiega
11.21.19
Fashion

duran lantink's upcycled designs are changing how we think about sustainability

In a new capsule collection with Browns, the LVMH Prize finalist is changing the definition of deadstock as we know it.
Osman Ahmed
10.14.19
Fashion

i-D’s new series captures the beauty of upcycling

‘Tear It Up!’ sees young designers transform the old into the new.
Douglas Greenwood
10.3.19
Fashion

the shoe of the summer is an upcycled nike/heel hybrid

Designer Ancuta Sarca gives old sportswear a sexy and sustainable upgrade.
Sara Jane Strickland
6.19.19
Fashion

exclusive: marine serre’s latest upcycled futurewear is designed for post-apocalyptic survival

Lose yourself in the LVMH-prize winning designer’s imagination-igniting, possibility-pushing world as she elevates long-lost ephemera, finds value in trash and reimagines couture.
Steve Salter
2.26.19
Fashion

marine serre just sent real families down the catwalk

The LVMH-prize winning designer blew the cobwebs off couture, elevated the everyday and continued her quiet, confident upcycling revolution.
Steve Salter
9.25.18