Swart Laeken – A Black Wool Fabric as a Bridge between Costume & Fashion


“Swart Laeken” (black layers) is the name the young Friesian designer Lotte Gulpers gave to her project in which she breathes new life into the almost forgotten, historic craft of weaving iconic black wool fabric…

Worn To Wear – Reinforcing Longevity of Fashion


With her project, Lena Winterink highlights the ageing process of garments in a poetic way – with the help of copper…

Loop Collaboration Studios – An Initiative for Professionals with a Passion for Fashion


Leva Uzkurataite made it her own task to fight the injustice against social minorities with a creative strategy…

Loop.A.Life – Collections made from 100% Recycled Raw Materials


New circular stories and how to avoid textile waste: The dutch label Loop.a Life aims to prolong the life of garments and change the perception of recycled textiles…

The Atlas of Sustainable Colours – Defining Colours in the 21st Century


Julia Kaleta presents a fascinating compendium of graduated shades and tones derived from plants, food leftovers and bacteria in her book “The Atlas of Sustainable Colour(s)”…

Eric Esser Presents the 3D Printing Project Pheres & Auxtex


The Berlin based product designer Eric Esser makes it possible to customise product to fit and suit their wearers’ needs with the 3D printing method FDM …

SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS: Interview with Simon Angel


The curator of our SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS Forum on the art of thinking outside and inside the box and the interplay of poetry and purpose…