Artistic upcycling made in Kenya sold in French National Museum

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The boutique of the Confluence Museum in Lyon puts up upcycled unique pieces on sale, in the frame of the exhibition Une Afrique en couleurs (Africa in colours) until August 22nd, 2021. The raw material is collected on beaches and art works are made by the social and supporting company OCEAN SOLE AFRICA located in Kenya.

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Upcycled medal, sold for the benefit of the Goodplanet Foundation

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The House of Arthus Bertrand makes medals since 1803. Today, it recycles broken or old-fashioned jewellery in exchange for an engraved and numbered medal, whose benefits will be entirely donated to the Goodplanet Foundation.

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Upcycling workshop set up by Kering, for adults and children, on October 3rd and 4th, 2020

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Kering is sponsoring the upcycling workshop open to all in the frame of the ELLE Green event, on October 3rd and 4th, 2020, at the Goodplanet Foundation. The session for kids allows to make a butterfly and the one for grown-ups teaches how to make a heart-shaped pouch in size XXS, from dead inventory.

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The luxury of upcycling by Hermès

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It is ten years that petit h by Hermès is written in lowercase. Ten years that the materials that other métiers have not used, leather, silk, crystal, porcelain, horsehair or metal are combined, adjusted and assembled by artisans, artists and designers to create useful and singular objects.

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Beach towels made from organic cotton, committed to conserve the coastal areas

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Cottesea makes beach towels and tote bags from organic or recycled cotton, in its factory in the Rhone Alpes region; on each accessory sold, a percentage is donated to the Surfrider Europe Foundation, who works to protect oceans and coasts.

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From plant to product by Stella McCartney

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Stella McCartney has been pioneer in sustainable fashion. She uses fabrics made from plants and today highlights her suppliers she has partnered with for a long time: focus on three bags of the Spring/Summer 2020 collection.

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Luxury accessories of yesterday and of today exhibited in London from April 25th, 2020

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The V&A Museum features luxury handbags, purses and trunk, some of which date from the 16th century. Design and making process of yesterday and of today, everywhere in the world, complement the exhibition, which opens to the future by exploring new material, including recycled plastic.

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