Heritage inspired fashion design using surplus fabrics.
Being a part of the next generation of designers, it is important to study new business models and manufacturing techniques that aid the Circular Economy’s positive function. Smaller designers have the capability of being very selective during their creative process to ensure ethical and responsible practices.
‘Interwoven Alba’ evolves with localism specifically in mind exploring Scotland’s innovative textiles, enduring heritage practices, and the amazing people working to reduce industry waste. Traditional highland wear influences combine with eco-conscious waxed cottons to inform a contemporary menswear collection. It is not held back by the fleeting trends of today, and instead comprises of versatile lifelong garments that age with the wearer.
In essence, ‘Interwoven Alba’ explores the idea of merging the past with the present to design for a sustainable future.