Damini Mittai @the.smalltown.gal' s zero-waste, reversible jumper up-cycled from her mother’s saris; paired with a jacket woven from cut-and-sew fabric ropes, secondhand garments, and @eastman_naia fabric. The model also holds a wide-armed dress, also made with @eastman_naia fabric and a variety of pre-loved materials.
Mei Yan Chan
Finalist @meiyanchan’s designs feature a lace wrap-around dress and skirt made from Eastman Nai fabric, alongside a lace body suit and bra crafted from upcycled wedding dresses.
Carina Roca Portella
Do I Really Need It?” @carinaroca challenges wasteful attitudes with her slogan romper and trench coat. Up-cycled from world-famous restaurant napkins and tablecloths, the graphic collection was printed using different sublimation techniques.
@annaschuster.design's collection uses end-of-roll fabric and secondhand garments to create upcycled, wrapped trousers. The bomber jacket combines sustainable @eastman_naia fabric, leftover fabrics, and unwanted garments.
@moriahardila uses secondhand camping equipment and tents to create an upcycled tunic and trekking pants. She also used cut-and-sew waste and a pre-loved backpack to craft an upcycled jacket!
@mwilliams_design's collection, complete with a roll-neck top made from Eastman Naia fabric. The pants are crafted from post-consumer bedding and clothing, and jacket from dead-stock clothing waste.
@abbygaskin used second hand bedsheets to craft a zero-waste, handwoven dress. She also combined up-cycled bed sheets, yarn, and fabric to create a handwoven tubular sleeve accessory supported by scrap plywood rings!
@_julia.english_ presents a unisex collection with a low-waste, up-cycled maxi shirt dress. The dress pictured repurposes pre-owned buttons and dead-stock textiles. Cut-and-sew dress waste and manufacturing offcuts form the tank top and jacket.
@keithchan_studio's neon sign-inspired collection combines a zero-waste jacket with an asymmetrical collar, and a skirt made from up-cycled production offcuts and Eastman Naia fabrics. His designs were made using eco-friendly ink prints and repurposed industrial waste.
@Natalie.tzur’s collection featuring a high-neck top and trousers made from sustainable fabric, and a striking luminous vest. The skirt attachment is made from up-cycled firefighter uniforms!