“My ultimate goal is to create heirloom pieces that will be passed down from generation to generation, daughter to daughter. Whole-heartedly believing in the empowering qualities of colour, my label’s wearable art garments also incorporate many elements and textile practices from my Moroccan-Chilean ancestry.”
“The place I work in is very family oriented, my tailors and my team inspires me to be much more ethical with everything that I do with my label. They also taught me about the traditional fabrics of Indonesia which I would hope to work with in the future.”
“As a biologist, I perceive human beings as a tiny part in the nature rather than a separate techno-natural entity. From our guts to the air we breath, we live in a medium of other organisms. However, we are under the delusion that we will overcome our dependence on nature with technology. From this perspective, my profession affects my design in a way to reflect the balance of the power and fragility in the nature.”
Handmade is the future expecially when it’s combined with traditional and simple materials. Today we’re talking about an original hat designer.
“The idea behind the AW17 collection is to re appropriate the inappropriateness, deconstruct and reconstruct, to give abandoned objects a new life or meaning. Unwanted objects such as trash ,cargo box and bubble wraps were used to do mark making for print design and reconstruct them into abstract form.”
“Body positive means to treat your body and other people’s body with kindness and respect. It’s about understanding that bodies do not have any flaws. All bodies are good bodies.”