Recycled Fashions of 2015

As we end off the first week of 2016, I thought it would be cool to reflect on some eye-opening and imaginative recycled fashion ideas created last year.


These school bags designed by Repurpose are made from 100% recycled plastic.  The bags feature a rechargeable solar panel that charges during the day and turns into a light when the sun goes down, so children can continue to study.



Adidas teamed up with Parley for the Oceans to create these awesome sneakers made entirely of ocean garbage – reclaimed ocean waste and illegal deep-sea gillnets, to be specific. Adidas and Parley worked in close collaboration with the Sea Shepherd as well.



This is one image of a series of unforgettable photographs of Senegal’s widespread environmental crisis – photographed by Fabrice Monteiro and designed by Jah Gal.



Dutch designers, Bas Timmer and Alexander de Groot, and a team of volunteers (mostly Syrian refugees) run the foundation and design, produce, and distribute Sheltersuits for the homeless. It is a wind- and water resistant jacket and sleeping bag. The suits are made out of abandoned tents from music festivals.


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