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Posts Tagged ‘Recycled Fabrics’

Charini Eco Lingerie Fashion: New S/S 2012 Season Preview Interview

Sri Lankan eco-lingerie designer Charini Suriyage discusses her budding brand Charini, lost heritage crafts, well-being, Issey Miyake...and the exciting next step ahead!

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Charini lingerie S/S 2012 illustration by Mitika Chohan
Charini S/S 2012 by Mitika Chohan

The luxurious, handcrafted eco-lingerie brand Charini was launched during Colombo Fashion Week in 2009 - since then designer Charini Suriyage has caught the attention of the fashion industry and gone on to win the first ever Ethical Fashion Award for Lingerie at the Sri Lanka Design Festival in 2010. She is also the first Sri Lankan to take part in London Fashion Week, showing her S/S 2012 collection at Estethica last September - shown here. I caught up with her to talk about the ethos behind the brand, lost crafts, inspirations and her upcoming A/W 2012 collection.

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The H&M Garden Collection

We take a look at H&M's new The Garden Collection, which makes use of recycled fabrics, to see if it's really worth the hype... turns out, it is!

Written by Stephanie Ellis

Hello mother nature, visit web H&M calling….  Answering to the needs of so many already environmentally conscious shoppers, and those of mother nature, H&M are making their attempt to join […]

Graduate Fashion Week Day 3: Ravensbourne

Earls Court

Written by Jonno Ovans

With many universities leaning heavily towards womenswear – in some cases wholly – Epsom pleased many with several of its strongest collections coming from menswear designers. One of the running […]

Graduate Fashion Week Day 3: UCA Epsom

Earls Court

Written by Jonno Ovans

With many universities leaning heavily towards womenswear – in some cases wholly – Epsom pleased many with several of its strongest collections coming from menswear designers. One of the running […]