Dresses Made from Cow Manure

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Ruud Balk

May 2017

Dutch designer Jalila Essaïdi is the designer of the Mestic fashion line. The line is a solution to manure surplus, because the fabric is mainly made from manure.

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Capacity Capture

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Why would you throw something that might still be useful? That is the question around Capacity Capture. Capacity Capture is a trend based on the principle of finding more efficient and eco-friendly ways to process our resources to find a good balance between all the products we throw away and the products we actually reuse. From food to oil, from oil to energy, everything has to be used to its fullest extent. (Trendwatching, 2016)

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The Online Fashion Library


LENA The Fashion Library

March 2017

LENA is an online library for clothes. After you’ve selected the pieces you want, you’ll be able to choose whether to pick up the clothes at the library, at one of the swap.points in Amsterdam or to get it delivered. There are various subscriptions available; small, medium and large, each varying in price and the number of points.

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Google Created Jeans to Match their New Pixel Smartphone


Oli Kearon

February 2017

Google partnered with designer Christian Cowan to create, what are according to them, “world’s only rally blue jeans”. These jeans were created to celebrate the launch of Google’s newest smartphone, “Pixel”. Besides the fact that the jeans have got the same colour blue as the phone, they also have one pocket specifically made for the Pixel.

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