Tess Whitfort: The Ground-breaking Winner Behind Pendulum Studios
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Tess Whitfort: The Ground-breaking Winner Behind Pendulum Studios

Hopefuls from 55 countries entered the 2018 Redress Design Award and on September 6 that year the 11 finalists presented their collections before a capacity audience at the gala finale in Hong Kong. All were impressive, but the winner of the world’s largest sustainable fashion design competition stood out like a beacon:  Australia’s Tess Whitfort, … Continue reading

Zavi: The Cool New Label For Conscious Consumers
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Zavi: The Cool New Label For Conscious Consumers

Vibhuti Vazirani was determined to use natural fibres for her label Zavi. Organic cotton, bamboo and hemp fitted the bill. But she went a step further than most environmentally-conscious designers when she chose Peace silk. Also known as Ahimsa (literally, “non-violent”) silk, it’s made from abandoned cocoons, rather than the traditional process which involves boiling … Continue reading

Stepping high: the international star called holster
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Stepping high: the international star called holster

The Firefly sneaker, encrusted with 3,100 jewel studs, also has hidden treasures. Namely, the millions of tiny air bubbles injected into its outer sole which along with other podiatry features, provide whole-foot support, cushioning and superior spring –  in short, perfect for fitness plus glamour. The just-released Firefly joins three other lightweight metallic knit sneaker … Continue reading