When you think of New York City, the last thing that probably comes to mind is nature in all its intricate complexity. However, for New York born and bredå natural dyer and textile designer, Cara Piazza, it is nature that inspires her life and work. Cara exclusively uses organic and natural materials in her dyes, such as fruit rinds, spices, flower petals, blossoms and iron fillings, all of which are sourced ethically. Likewise, her textiles are all comprised of organic materials, such as cotton and bamboo fibres, and Ahimsa and Peace grade silks.
Jessica Wolf upcycles fabrics to make unique garments, reversible hats and bags. She shares her story of of how she ditched fast fashion, took the slow road and started her own business that celebrates all things reloved and vintage.
KRAIT London is a luxury, slow-fashion brand that was established in June 2017, with a focus on sustainable fashion and female empowerment. The London based label delivers avant-garde designs to the market, using luxury surplus and vintage fabrics from across the world.
It's not very often that you find a truly creative and on trend fashion item that is not only sustainable but also extremely artistic. Recently Junkies caught up with Chiara, a Melbourne based artisan who makes these beautiful earrings and necklaces from recycled coffee pods.
Hause of Glassborow is a eco fashion label by designer Johanna Glassborow. The label is created from her passion for fashion, textiles and strong belief in Eco design.
Just over a year ago Ellie-May Michael embarked on a journey which would soon become one of the most satisfying and great decisions she had made in her life.
"More than just underpants, Thunderpants are a way of life and, yes, it may seem a bit daft and cliched - it is only clothing after all – but for us, Thunderpants embodies the Kiwi dream."
As a part of the Melbourne Fashion Festival, we were thrilled to attend a very special sustainable runway show.
In Issue 8 of Junkies we meet with Julia Rose, a green advocate, animal rescuer and florist par excellence.