Lately I’ve been asked a lot as to why I bother going through the hassle of creating sustainable clothing when I could be having more fun by creating high fashion clothing out of any materials I desire. My answer is that I’m doing the groundwork to make it easier for future designers to create sustainably. emroce and our customers are helping to grow the demand for eco and organic products and as production increases so does the quality.
Here’s the perfect example…
Thanks to some kiwi ingenuity solar panels have suddenly evolved into the roof itself. As this is much more aesthetically pleasing it appeals to a wider market and is another stepping stone towards more research and the refinement of our eco products.
Created in 2011 the regenerated nylon6 yarn uses post consumer waste such as fishing nets and carpets and has blown my previous acceptance of needing man made fibers for the sake of sportswear completely out of the water. Brilliant!
Trippy flowers made by painting and cutting up empty plastic bottles. They move in the wind and keep you mystified. Created for a local trance party in the hills of Cusco.
cut the bottle in half
paint white inside and outside
cut the petals
paint pretty colours inside and out
Chandelier de crates
Beautiful, effective and using trash. Ideas for home.
I´ve seen this method of security twice now. Broken glass stuck into concrete along the top of a wall. Simple, effective recycling that could look really good if you put a bit of artistic flair into it.