For Povera, used tights are a choice raw material: the young brand uses “slow design” to give a new life to the 104 million pairs of tights that are thrown away each year in France.
In Hong Kong, The Chief Project designs handkerchiefs, masks and even food coverings from the fabric discarded by clothing manufacturers.
In September 2019, the start-up Arch & Hook and the French design house Roland Mouret launched an eco-friendly garment hanger made from plastic waste.
In the Netherlands, bio-entrepreneur Jalila Essaïdi makes clothes from cow dung. A recycled resource for more circular fashion!