Tag Archives: upcycling

Oxfam Fashion at the London Mela

The London Mela was a free family festival held in Gunnersbury Park last weekend, on Sunday 1st September. ‘A celebration inspired by South Asian Culture’, there was plenty going on, including music, arts, dance and loads of food. BBC Asian … Continue reading

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Reclaim Bags: Sophie Postma on Upcycing & Inner Tubes

Reclaim Bags was born in 2011 by British based designer, Sophie Postma whilst studying Fashion and Innovation at Leeds college of Art. She innovatively uses recycled rubber inner tubes to make her unique bags and purses. Sophie is passionate about … Continue reading

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Elephant Branded: Bags to Give School Children the Chance they Deserve

Elephant Branded, run by uni friends James and Tim, is an accessories brand fronting a beautiful story. Put simply, for every ethically made, recycled bag or similar product they give one school bag and kit to a child in Africa … Continue reading

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Oxfam Haberdashery for Sewing Sorts

Yesterday we had an Oxfam fashion bloggers meet up at their PR agency in London. It was a great chance to meet the other Oxfam fashion bloggers and discuss ideas and features for the fashion blog. I am a bit … Continue reading

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Lost Property of London

I got this fabulous Lost Property of London bag for my birthday. I wanted a rucksack to use on a daily basis for uni (thank god rucksacks are cool again . . . they are cool again aren’t they?). The … Continue reading

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BIC Pen Dress

Here’s an idea – next time the ink in your pen runs out, don’t chuck it in the bin, get creative with all of those tubes of plastic. Take inspiration from Annette Carey who has designed this dress made from … Continue reading

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