Upcycled denim – yes sometimes. But the way upcycled fashion designer Liora Lassalle transform the material or adds it to her wild and vibrant designs – yes always! I really like how she works with the different shades of denim blue. And that pair with the printed stars, what an awesome fabric to spice up some pieces with.
Environmental and social ethics have always been important to Liora who she set up her first upcycled fashion workshop at the age of 18. Her graduation collection from St Martins was made using sustainable fabrics, upcycled denim and household waste such as tin cans.
Liora Lassalle went on to win the Estethica/Veolia resource competition with Central Saint Martins that enabled her to produce next collection. The collection was made using Veolias old waste garbage-man uniforms.
In her latest S/S 14 collection upcycled denim is adding to the overall beauty of the designs as different shades twist and turn in weird and wonderful ways. Hemp has also been used in production helping to keep the carbon/chemical footprint to a minimal. All garments are UK made.