6.12.2023

Parliament of Sustainable Fashion



 
    A parliament for sustainable fashion? Interesting, I thought, when I first came across it as part of an exhibition at the Faculty of Design and Art at the University of Bolzano. Many months later, I'm sitting opposite Mollie Edge. She is 25 years old, grew up in Sheffield and developed this project as part of her Master's course in Eco-Social Design at the University of Bolzano...

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30.9.2023

Dave Ortiz for American Giants



 
    Dave Ortiz is a designer and artist. He is the creative mastermind behind some of NYC's most iconic street style pieces. And he is the longtime partner of my sister Ulli. His personality, his work, his style have interested and inspired me from the beginning. On Thursday he launched his limited edition collection "INSIDE OUT" for American Giant in Soho, NYC...

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29.4.2023

Fashion For Future Masterclass 



 
    I have only met Borre Akkersdijk on Zoom so far. Aart van Bezooijen, professor at the Faculty of Design and Arts at UniBz and co-organizer of our new platform "Fashion For Future", invited him to a masterclass as part of the workshop program. Borre studied textile design, in 2012 he was awarded Young Designer of the Year at the Dutch Design Awards for his research on the future of fashion. For Fashion For Future, the Dutch textile designer and co-founder of the textile innovation studio BYBORRE will offer a masterclass on "CREATE Online Design" on Thursday, May 4 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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15.3.2023

An inspiring circular fashion project



 
    Who would have thought that an old man's shirt can be transformed into a cool design piece with some thoughtful interventions? My sister Ulli showed me the project of her friend Rebecca Chamberlain "Regenerated" and I was hooked...

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