• Companies / Aziende,  Fashion/Moda,  Upcycling/Riuso,  Vintage/Second-hand

    Upcycled: Miu Miu limited edition to denim

    In the panorama of companies taking initiatives in sustainable fashion, Miu Miu presented in a limited edition its fourth Upcycled collection for 2024. The Upcycled project, launched in 2020, focuses on vintage clothing to add more value to. The collection includes Denim, a range of essential jeans garments, characterized by floral embroidery inspired by the haute couture of the 1950s already introduced in the Spring Summer 2022 fashion show. Upcycled wants to establish a connection between past and present by celebrating the stories of those who wore garments, bags or accessories. The new collection features pre-2000 jeans sourced from global denim specialists, with a meticulous hand process to maximize fabric…

  • Events,  Fashion/Moda,  Upcycling/Riuso

    10 anni di Sfilata Frasso: la moda sostenibile all’insegna dell’upcycling

    Sfilata Frasso, the fashion event that raises awareness of the recovery of materials leaving the jaw open for the creativity of its participants, celebrates ten years.  Also this year we were at the fashion show in the suggestive Frasso Sabino, for the occasion set up with recycled materials by the Pro Loco Frasso with the collaboration of the community, friends, volunteers and inhabitants of neighboring municipalities. Viviana Rapisarda of Radio Company was presenting the event, with the participation of the dancer Simona Borghese.  Eleven dresses competing this year, examples of how to create fashion thanks to upcycling, dexterity and imagination. It wasn’t easy being on the jury and choosing the…

  • Artigianato,  Dove acquistare,  Handicraft,  Upcycling/Riuso

    Upcycling with Ricreare Lab Shop: looking at things with a different point of view

    A shop window in the streets of Pienza catches my eye. It is the laboratory of Raffaella Zurlo, Ricreare Lab Shop, which recovers and transforms materials destined to be thrown away. Upcycling for Raffaella means looking at potential waste from another point of view. We chat with her about her creations and the world of creative recycling. Not only that: she also tells us how she managed to create an Instagram profile that intrigues and pleasantly entertains on three different themes, in common they have the offer of artistically produced objects with less impact on the environment. In addition, she also reveals to us what it is like to deal…

  • Circular economy,  Events,  Fashion/Moda,  Upcycling/Riuso

    The upcycling fashion show under the stars of Frasso Sabino

    With the upcycling of the most diverse materials, the ecological dresses walk the catwalk in Frasso Sabino (province of Rieti). An unmissable appointment. Every year the creativity of recycling designers shows how it is possible to look at what we would otherwise throw away as waste with different eyes. The clothes parade through the streets of the small village under a clear sky, among the tables arranged for the occasion. In the jury, we observe them one by one to evaluate the complexity of the realization, the recycling of materials, the originality, the creative commitment. In the meantime, a special dinner cooked in a pot and without meat is served.…

  • DYT/Fai da te,  Events,  Fashion/Moda,  Upcycling/Riuso

    Upcycling: 2 workshops to create accessories and little eco-animals

    Going back live to organize workshops is a real emotion, we missed it. And it doesn’t matter if the journey is long (and a bit boring) or if the weather is gray. The goal of the day is more important: to recover waste garments and fabrics by creating something new, to bring us closer to a more responsible consumption model. On Sunday 3 October, with Carlotta Redaelli, we held two workshops thanks to Mani Tese, at the Giardini in Transito in Milan: Belli capelli con l’upcycling (“Nice hair with the upcycle”) Workshop for adults to make hair accessories, turbans, headbands and scrunches by recovering waste fabrics. Immagina e crea il…

  • Circular economy,  Events,  Fashion/Moda,  Upcycling/Riuso

    SfilataFrasso: 9 ecological fashion dresses on the catwalk

    A magical evening in the charming village of Frasso Sabino (RI). After the absence in 2020, SfilataFrasso Moda e Riciclo is back in a special version: with a limited number of spectators, in compliance with the Covid-19 legislation, during a dinner within the walls of the Castle the models paraded along the streets of the town. Sfilata Frasso is an eco-fashion event, created to raise awareness in the local community on the theme of separate waste collection. Creative designers participate by proposing clothes made by recovering materials to be thrown away. Not just a more sustainable fashion show, but in the squares and streets of the town the local community creates…

  • Circular economy,  Events,  Fashion/Moda,  Upcycling/Riuso

    The ecofashion show is back in Frasso Sabino: designers create wonderful clothes from waste

    In the suggestive medieval village of Frasso Sabino, eco-sustainable fashion is back on the scene! We had talked about this iniziative in 2019, unfortunately suspended last year due to the restrictions related to the pandemic. With the slogan #Change is possible! SfilataFrasso modifies its look: that of 31 July 2021 will be a special edition of the Fashion and Recycling SfilataFrasso, proposed with the organizing committee of ProLoco and the patronage of the Municipality of Frasso Sabino. “We are not starting where we left off two summers ago. For this year we cannot. But the sustainable passion of the staff, citizens, supporters, partners and friends of the event is more…

  • Artigianato,  Circular economy,  Companies / Aziende,  Dove acquistare,  Fashion/Moda,  Handicraft,  Recycling/Riciclo,  Upcycling/Riuso

    Peterson+Stoop’s sneakers: when repair becomes high fashion

    Meeting Peterson+Stoop allows us to reflect upon a very important aspect regarding waste in the fashion industry. In Italy the shoe business is predicted to grow over 3.4% between 2020 and 2025. According to a report of the Italian Institute of Research Eurispes, 37% of Italians purchases a new pair of shoes every 3 months, noteworthy numbers that make us understand how important is talking about the production and consumption of shoes in a more sustainable way. Besides the actual shoes ending up in landfills at the end of the life cycle, during the tanning process also the shoe factories produce significant waste: dust, scraps and leather clippings polymeric materials…

  • Artigianato,  Companies / Aziende,  Fashion/Moda,  Handicraft,  Recycling/Riciclo,  Upcycling/Riuso

    Brand in focus – RE-BORN Shoes: born from the long tradition of recovering materials

    Italiano/English below Puoi ascoltare qui l’articolo: RE-BORN Shoes (Brand in Focus) Brand in focus è un ciclo di interviste realizzate per Sfashion-net*, nostro partner nella diffusione di una moda alternativa al fast fashion. Per loro intervistiamo Nicola Masolini di RE-BORN Shoes. Abbiamo scelto di raccontare la storia di questo brand italiano perché lo spirito del riuso e del recupero di materiali di diverse tipologie, alla base di RE-BORN Shoes da generazioni, ci è piaciuto molto. Ti lasciamo scoprire nell’intervista la filosofia, la storia e i materiali di questo marchio sostenibile.   Ciao Nicola, ci racconti di RE-BORN Shoes? “Le calzature RE-BORN Shoes del calzaturificio Eredi Masolini Raimondo – MASOLINI1949 nascono dalla nostra storica…

  • Artigianato,  Circular economy,  Companies / Aziende,  Dove acquistare,  Fashion/Moda,  Handicraft,  Upcycling/Riuso

    Exseat: how the passion for cars drives fashion towards sustainability

    Italiano/English below Puoi ascoltare qui l’intervista in diretta: Moda, auto e sostenibilità  La storia di Exseat ci dà la possibilità di riflettere su due settori, quello delle auto e quello della moda, e su come possano essere ripensati e integrati per una filiera produttiva che miri ad allungare il ciclo di vita dei prodotti.Da una parte l’industria delle auto. In generale con un forte impatto ambientale nelle sue fasi pre, durante e post produzione. Circa 1 milione di autovetture sono state demolite nel 2019 in Italia (dato UNRAE, Unione Nazionale Rappresentanti Autoveicoli Esteri). L’impatto ambientale che deriva dalle operazioni di trattamento dei veicoli fuori uso riguarda i consumi energetici, le…