I love the work of New York-based Laura Lombardi and get inspired by her visual world. She balances a raw style with elements of classical art, sculpture and mixed media, it doesn’t get too pretty, which I like. She works almost exclusively in raw or recycled materials and sees her work as an exercise in sustainability. Explore her world here. The hoops are the Medium Hoops and the additional images are from her Tumblr.
Brand to Watch: Instructions +
Paris-based brand Instructions + wants to encourage conscious consumption and contribute to fashion in a responsible and eco-friendly way.
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Among the plant-based textiles, linen ranks really high on our list. Here’s 11 responsibly made pieces to complete the early fall wardrobe.
Brand to Watch: By Far
By Far’s handcrafted shoe collection is in part made from deadstock Italian luxury leathers and produced in a small, family-owned factory in Bulgaria.
A Lesson in Irish Linen With 31 Chapel Lane
31 Chapel Lane offers natural materials that endure, spun for the strong and the shy.