Upcycling | Verve Magazine
India's premier luxury lifestyle women's magazine

Upcycling

Anamika Vanpariya, biodegradable fabrics, fabric scraps, Fashion, Featured, gender-fluid brands, greenwashing, Hetal Shrivastav, mass-produce, Purnima Jain, Raasleela textile, Resham Karmchandani, sampling waste, Sanya Suri, Sayesha Sachdev, second-hand textiles, Style Trends, sustainable fashion practices, textile waste, Upcycling, zero-waste practices

Natural Curiosity

Text by Shweta Navandar

A surge in interest around sustainable ready-to-wear has resulted in an exponentially growing number of fashion initiatives. Verve looks into four brands — Slow, RaasLeela Textile, The Pot Plant and Core — that have implemented some vital practices like upcycling patchwork, managing waste generation, producing gender-fluid clothing, using plant-based textiles, and illustrates the processes that each one follows
Read more

COVID-19, Doyel Joshi, Fashion, Featured, Fountainhead, lockdown, Narangidevi, Online Exclusive, Pranchal Joshi, quaratine, Upcycling
May 18, 2020

As the sisters continue to self-isolate together in Mumbai, we asked them to model clothes and accessories from their respective sustainable labels while talking about their design philosophies and the impact of the pandemic on their business
Read more

January 28, 2020

Rebels With A Cause

Photographed by Nishant Radhakrishnan

It is hard not to factor the environment into any long-term plans for the way we live. Three urbanites from different age groups and walks of life — Reem Khokhar, Karishma Sehgal and Aditya Dubey — have opted to stop being passive and made irrevocable choices that align with the well-being of the planet. By respectively sticking with a decision taken in her teens to not have children, choosing to design a sustainable personal wardrobe and juggling an education with climate change activism, these determined citizens of the Earth share how their tomorrows have been affected by the deterioration of the natural world today.
Read more

Conscious, eco-friendly fashion, Featured, Indian Fashion, Online Exclusive, Patch over Patch, Pomogrenade, RaasLeela, Real State, refash, Sustainable Fashion, Svavlambi, The Second Life, Upcycling

Akanksha Kaila Akashi of Refash, a platform for upcycled brands, shares the ethos behind creating contemporary fashion from textile waste.
Read more

Circular Design, Fashion, Gucci, Gucci Equilibrium, I Was A Sari, Lakmé Fashion Week Summer Resort 2019, Saree, Sari, Stefano Funari, Style, Sustainability, Sustainable, Sustainable Fashion, Upcycling, Women Empowerment
February 14, 2019

And how the brand is making efforts to empower women
Read more

AM.IT, Amit Aggarwal, Aneeth Arora, Apurva Kothari, Designers, Doodlage, Fair trade, Fashion, Featured, Industrial Waste, Jewellery, Kriti Tula, No Nasties, Online Exclusive, Organic, Pero, Recycling, Style, Sustainability, Sustainable, Uma Prajapati, Upasana, Upcycling, Viange Vintage, Vintage, Wages, Work Ethics
June 05, 2018

On World Environment Day, we look at some Indian designers who are making a difference through distinct techniques of sustainability
Read more