Fashion & Design (176)
Bags with a message for designers
Anti-designer fashion bags.
Why it matters
We have seen the rise of disposable cheap fashion that competes with designer pieces bit now the trend seems to be getting more aggressive. With the recession still full in swing the fashion seems to be shifting towards individual statements such as the ‘Karl who?’ bag that takes a swipe at designer Karl Lagerfield. Could this anti-designer movement last beyond the recessionary times?
Source: On the Street; In the Stores
21. January 2010
Osisu takes discarded plywood, bottle caps and juice cartons and fashions them into contemporary furnishings. The company relies on waste from construction sites, lumberyards, factories and junkyards for materials. Given the constantly changing nature of the raw materials, no more than 20 pieces can be made for each design.
Part of a rehabilitation program run by the Lebanese-based brand, encourages women who have served time in prison to learn the skills needed to craft pieces for this irresistible accessory line.