All posts tagged: upcycling

life in plastic, its fantastic

as you sing along to the ultimate old skool tune by ‘Aqua’, we present you another plastic awesome-ness. this is so forking good. view the whole set of pictures here Photographer: TOMAAS www.tomaas.com Stylist: Carla Engler Represented by BryantBantry Reps Make Up Artist: FionaThatcher For Make Up For Ever. Hair Stylist: SeijiUehara, Represented By Ennis, Inc […]

salvation army revamped

The newly revamped Praisehaven Family Thrift Store was revealed on March 16th, 2012 by the Salvation Army Red Shield Industries, in conjunction with its 10th anniversary. The entire store are collectively re-designed by Out of Stock, Triggerhappy, Foundry, Hjgher, HOKO, Studio Juju, Super mama and Jarrod Lim. Creative consultant Tracy Phillips helped rebrand a section of the thrift store as well as collaborated with the Salvation […]

my jewels goes meow

kinda eccentric and creepy at the same time. on the other note, as you guys have noticed, we’ve been posting much on our site. our dear Shi Ying is currently in Loughbrough, UK for her exchange and i just finished school and i am too preparing for our exchange in NZ. so time isnt really […]

serpent like

nature can be such a great beauty and it will be nice to own a small piece of it. but it such a contradiction that some of the greatest beauties comes from animals and we are taking away their lives to just own a mere part of them. but British fashion design grad student Stefanie Nieuwenhuvse and […]

knitted hair

hello recyclofashionistas, sorry for the lack of updates. moving on, recyclofashion spotted something at the Thakoon F/W 2011 show. models had their hair bundled with this delightful joy of crochet. something very DIY-able, especially if you have that piece of unfinished crochet that you have no patience on continuing. image credits: style.com  

bottled up

Tonya O’Hara’s PET:cell is an extremely refreshing range of jewellery made from recycled PET plastic bottles. they consist of a strong collection of finger adornments made complete with earrings and bracelets. the translucent material and delicate colours make the collection look clean, fragile, and polished. the shapes and form that bring to mind living organisms […]

greenestwears

in this final post of the 3 part series greenwears, we’ll put the limelight on our asian counterpart, South Korea. from kimchi to their tear jerking drama series, South Korean is now the new hub for everything popular in modern culture. indeed, this South Korean artist Yeonju Sung has definitely taken my breath away with […]

greenerwears

wood. a very common material used in fashion accessories like earrings, necklace or brooches. and also a very common material found in landfills. but using wood as a tie? this is definitely something new and refreshing. based in San Francisco, Wood Thumb is a company that specializes in making these beautiful wooden ties. the handcrafted […]

greenwears

it has almost become a perspective so stagnant that when people think about making wearable art using natural materials (think leaves, stems and flowers), they think its going to look costumey and a little tad crazy. but i am going to break this stale perspective by initiating this 3 part series on greenwears and show […]

happy earth day and have a good friday

theres’s something very cerebral, elegant and geeky about Yuma Fujimaki‘s circuit jewellery. but definitely something you will love and that nerdy computer engineer husband of yours will approve this shopping spree of yours. Made from recycled electronic waste, Fujimaki’s collection features old circuits transformed into richly detailed rings, simple pendants and brooches fit for the […]

rope me in

Eleanor Bolton is probably the first and only ferosh designer that makes really chic jewelry from rope. a pretty unusual material but is able to send our recyclofashionistas running to pay for it. “I have developed my own craft technique coiling and stitching cotton rope, which I write patterns for as you would for knitting […]