Alternative coloured fashion from upcycled materials

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Nothing is gained by manufacturing, one has to upcycle on time: this is Anaïs DW's motto, who founded the brand Les Récupérables and creates limited edition of garments from raw material waste or vintage household linen and does not generate any additional manufacturing.

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Ethically-crafted jewel-coins

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Vera Vita is a jewel coin, hand-made crafted in 18-carat gold, recycled by European foundries or mined according to the Clean extraction principle endorsed by the Republic of Chad or Gibraltar. A part of its value is donated to "Enfants d’Asie".

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Ethical knitwear, 100% made from recycled pieces

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Márcia de Carvalho is a French-Brazilian fashion designer and has initially worked for Chloé, Paule Ka, Torrente and Azzaro. In 2008, she launched her own studio, to create garments made from recycled knitwear.

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Shoes and boots handcrafted from recycled materials

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Andrea Verdura is master shoemaker and handcraftes comfortable shoes and boots from recycled net and cork, leaving no discernible footprint on the environment.

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Throne made from recycled bicycle parts and bamboo stools

Gunjan-Gupta-small.jpgGunjan Gupta is an Indian product designer, committed in the promotion of India’s handmade and craft industries who creates pieces of furniture from natural or recycled material. Her bicycle throne will be displayed in the new design exhibition at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris.

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Natural jewelry, made by hand in South Africa

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Pichulik creates natural jewellery pieces made of jade, shell, hemp, brass, agate, smooth pebbles or recycled glass, handmade by women crafters to promote job creation in communities around Cape Town (South Africa)

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Upcycled fashion accessories made in France

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Bilum is manufacturing luggage, clutch bags and accessories from flags, sails, flexible coated or decorative canvas, life jackets, paper posters or luxury furnishing fabrics and even airbags, that have a history. Everything is made in France.

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