On our minds: Cienne

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by adakallgren on 14 January, 2016

The rushed creative process with high street retailers got the founders of Cienne eager to search for a better example.

On our minds is Cienne, a brand that travels the world to source socially conscious, artisanal fabrics to take back to their New York studio and make garments from. With extensive backgrounds in fast fashion, founders Nicole Heim and Chelsea Healy said the disposability and rushed creative process with high street retailers got them discouraged and eager to search for a better example. Today Cienne’s collections comprise of garments based on traditional techniques or cultural aesthetics that originate from India, Ethiopia, Japan and Peru – appropriated to Western silhouettes. Read more here.

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