Fast fashion, clothes that are on the scrap heap ends up, too many clothes for the small prizes: these are all things that our environment toetakelen. Fortunately, there are also alternatives, such as upcyclen. From 16 until 24 september you will need in Genk.
From 16 until 24 september, C-mine in Genk C-mine upcycling week”, a week around upcycling, recycling and design. On the program are designers who discarded items a new identity fitting, they exhibit and then to auction off during The Auction of Things. There is also a large closet and stocksale on the agenda, that we certainly in the holes would hold, and organizes the cultural center a repaircafé and workshops around the theme of upcycling.
The designer closet and stocksale in the Compressorenhal at C-mine, place designermode literally between the old mijnmachines. Brands and designers who participate in the stocksale his Lore Of the Times, Rue Blanche and Karolien Verstraeten. Brands that have already registered for the closetsale are Dries Van Noten, Veronique Branquinho, Prada, Isabel Marant, Acne, Vanessa Bruno, Humanoid, Maison Martin Margiela, MM6, Haider Ackermann, AF Vandevorst, Ellen Verbeek, F. Egidio , Chris Janssens, Essentiel, Chine, Calvin Klein, See by Chloe and Sessun. So there are a lot of beautiful things to pick up for soft prices. Designer and branded clothing a second life fits completely within the narrative of sustainable use of fashion, a lifestyle that we can only applaud.
Go before, during or after shopping also definitely take a look in the workshop of PRICELESS, where designers are involved with the upcyclen of brought materials. Chat can be in the Repaircafé, where you will immediately new aanwist(and) what can make adjustments or other favorite items from your wardrobe can be restored.
Discover here the Facebook event and discover on the site of C-mine what kind of activities are organized around ‘upcycling week’.
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