Upcycled fashion design by Christopher Raeburn

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By Daniel Blue from Motopony in New Fashion on Saturday 16 July 2011

This rad British fashion designer, Christopher Raeburn, is making a name for himself upcycling military fabrics like wool blankets and parachutes. Not only do I love that he is keeping this crap from ending up in a landfill, or that he is saving the environs from the impact of new fabric manufacture, but locked within his work is the idea that these weavings were originally created for death and destruction and now they are redeemed unto the liberty of his imagination.

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Remade in Switzerland from Swiss military fabrics

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By Eleni Sardi in New Fashion on Thursday 24 March 2011

Ethical designer Christopher Raeburn collaborated with Victorinox to create a capsule collection of men’s and womenswear pieces for Autumn-Winter 2011. Re-made from reconstructed Swiss military fabrics in the workshop where the Original Swiss Army Knife was created, all items have been handcrafted and are strictly limited edition.

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