VOGUE ITALIA & YOOX
Next Green Talents 2019
Upcycling: Creating something new by transforming pre-existing materials. This is the challenge that Vogue Italia and YOOX proposed to seven emerging designers from all over the world for the second edition of The Next Green Talents. The result? A collection of seven unique pieces, made in line with the values of responsibility and sustainability.Shop all
7 DESIGNERS, 7 UNIQUE PIECES
"I think the new luxury is being conscious about what you are consuming."
Two sweaters assembled to create one luxurious turtleneck with hand-embroidered beading
"Sustainability is a great tool to achieve the design ideas we have. We are proud to have found the right blend of fashion and sustainability."
A workwear-inspired jumpsuit with a cinched waist for a feminine silhouette is ironically made from men's suiting, jackets and sweaters in various fabrics
"What other designers consider waste of the process, I regard as raw material."
A cotton overcoat was the starting point for her creation, which is adorned with hand-stitched three-dimensional embroidery, creating an elegant cascade of fabric rosebuds
"By independent thinkers for environmental progress."
Bite Studios’ knitted cotton dress was made from an old longline vest and features a high-neck with a plunging back
"Luxury is to own a unique handmade garment, made by an artisan who has been mastering their technique for more than 20 years."
LUNA DEL PINAL
A wide-fit, asymmetrical sweater reminiscent of a poncho is made from a patchwork of different sweaters, stitched together by hand
"I would like to quote Alan Watts: 'You didn't come into this world. You came out of it, like a wave from the ocean. You are not a stranger here.' "
Many pairs of men’s cargo pants give new life to a beige cotton kimono, characterized by voluminous pleats and a fabric waist belt
"Fashion has the power to change lives."
Different types of denim forms the concept behind Bethany’s hand-printed and hand-embroidered jacket, which she crafted by reassembling pieces from coats, shirts and pants