On our minds: Hacked

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by adakallgren on 9 September, 2015

Alexander van Slobbe and Francisco van Benthum hand-picked deadstock garments from various high street retailers and turned them into new pieces through deconstruction and time-consuming hand-stitched embroidery.

On our minds is Hacked, a new collection launched by the founders of Dutch label Van Slobbe Van Benthum (VSVB). For the collection, sold exclusively at Amsterdam-based design concept store Hôtel Droog, designers Alexander van Slobbe and Francisco van Benthum hand-picked deadstock garments from various high street retailers and turned them into new pieces through deconstruction and time-consuming hand-stitched embroidery. Their purpose? To challenge the fast fashion production process and make people consider how their garments are made. Read more here


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