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Team Members

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Lynn Kate Rosdorff

Country

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Netherlands

Short Description

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To raise awareness of the enormous pollution of the fashion industry and to positively inspire.

Detailed Description

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The tribe consists on the one hand of a design branch (haute couture collection) and on the other hand of a fine art branch (ready to wear paintings). Within the design branch, a zero waste haute couture collection is released once a year, produced in a socially and environmentally conscious manner. This collection is converted into products that are made from zero waste materials and consist of utensils that function as an alternative to fast fashion products. Think of clothing and (home) accessories. 

Ready to wear paintings are created from the fine art branch. The cloths are made up of all textile remnants that arose during the making of the design collection. This creates an extra circular layer because the previously used materials are already being reused. The cloths are offered in different sizes.



Keywords

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zerowaste, ecofriendly, plasticfree, sustainability, sustainableliving, sustainable, recycle, eco, zerowasteliving, handmade, savetheplanet, gogreen, reuse, vegan, environment, noplastic, zerodechet, nature, climatechange, lesswaste, green, organic, reducereuserecycle, sustainablefashion, zerowastelifestyle, natural, zerowastelife, saynotoplastic, zerowastehome, bhfyp

Project Details

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Does your design take social and cultural challenges and human wellbeing into consideration?

The designs refers to garments that have been made in a way that is mindful of the many environmental issues the fashion industry touches upon, because its made of zero waste materialen and local produced with people who have just retired and thus feel a smoother transition after many years of working.

Does your design support sustainable production, embodying circular or regenerative design practices?

Everything that is produced is made from recycled materials. From the yarn, forniture to the fabrics that are made up of various textile remnants.

Does your design use principles of distribution and open source?

The materials are donated by various companies that have leftover textile residues from their clothing production.

Does your design promote awareness of responsible design and consumption?

The entire goal of the label is to create awareness I do this by mentioning this in the name, showing my production process as transparent as possible on social media channels and documenting this, by telling my story in various interpreter shows and podcasts and to be transparent about how the costs are determined.

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