Young and talented designer Nicholas Coutts creates garments from recycled cotton and plastic.
On our minds is upcoming South African designer Nicholas Coutts. At only 23, Coutts has already showcased at MBFW Africa in Johannesburg and designed a capsule collection for local fashion chain Mr. Price. His own label comprises of textured woven and knitted one-of-a-kind garments made from locally sourced materials including recycled plastic and cotton. The inspiration is taken from his home continent too: Xhosa beadwork, the pastels hues of Durban’s art deco architecture and the metallic wings of African dung beetles have all influenced the design process. Read more about the brand over at our new favourite site for contemporary African culture, Nataal, here.
Make it last x Circulose Jacket
With deadstock Circulose® fabric and local production by Fugeetex, Make it last launches its first product– a timeless jacket reminding of the real luxury of fashion.
The 3 Hottest Brands at Copenhagen Fashion Week
These three brands are shortlisted for the Zalando Sustainability Award.
Amason: ”We send files, emails and animals”
With the release of the first single from their upcoming album (and a virtual release party tonight), Swedish band Amason teams up with adidas and the new, more sustainable Stan Smith. The space of which the iconic shoe enters is one where the love of nature takes center stage. Make it last talks to the band about why they always end up with the animals.
Stan Smith, Forever
Always iconic. Now more sustainable. We’re proudly partnering up with adidas to show you the next generation of sustainable takes on the storied Stan Smith silhouette.