Fashion & Design (176)
The Istanbul Fashion Week connects fashion designers with the public. During a week, several tents are put up to allow locals to view and purchase the new fashion collections.
Why it matters
This street approach allows the public to have easier access to what is usually a very exclusive industry. Are there other business categories that would thrive by relaxing the barrier of exclusivity?
Coccinelle Kids invited 4-10 year olds to visit its flagship store in Milan to customise its handbags with drawing pens.
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.