Posts tagged Upcycle
MEET | Spell & The Gypsy Collective

Meet Elizabeth Abegg, Co-founder and Chief Brand Officer of the Byron Bay label. One half of the creative minds behind Spell & The Gypsy Collective. The story began when two sisters joined each other in the idyllic beachside town of Byron Bay, Australia, Spell is inspired by Far-Off places, vintage treasures and childhood memories. Find out how one customer email started a sustainability journey and established a commitment to embedding sustainability into the brand.

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MEET | Nelson Made

Nelson Made was a reaction to the overproduction and mass consumption that is rife in the fashion industry, born from a desire to create handmade footwear locally, and build a business that is kinder to the environment. We catch up with Jamie Nelson, founder and Creative Director of the Melbourne based label.

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Last Month Kangan Institute and the Australian Red Cross joined forces at MFW to present Kinship - Rags to Runway! Kicking off at a warehouse in Melbourne's CBD, the night saw would be rags re-designed, re-created and re-imagined into garments down the runway. An incredible collection of innovative approaches to textile waste from Kangan Institute's fashion students, perfectly styled by Alex van Os, Red Cross Ambassador & Op-Shop to Runway Eco-Stylist - and all for a good cause!

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