*They are proving this circular process works. In the ateliers, a Material Kit assists the choices of the design team, including an ethical database and a preferred material list For this 2022 spring summer collection the wool is sourced from a regenerative agriculture farm practicing holistic technics that focuses on enhancing the ecosystem, and strengthening the health, vitality and fertility of the soil. The recycling has become an important topic, as mixed fabrics do not offer a god ratio they work mainly with 100% materials for future reuse. For the serge and the prints, the suppliers are aligned ned with ZDHC (Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals) following a global approach to the management of chemicals to create a responsible way of producing clothes by reducing the dissemination of dangerous substances into the environment. While the recycled denim is manufactured by a company who committed to the Greenpeace ‘DETOX MY FASHION’
But enough talking technics, this collection is utterly sexi. Seeking roots into the John Redfern collections – established in 1811, European leader at the XIX-XXthe century shift with shops in London, Paris and New York, among others. The historical impact of this house was tailoring garments for women who rode, went yachting and played tennis. These tailored dresses and suits were increasingly adopted as everyday wear by influential Redfern clients – offered a classic line with outrageously sensual elements. Structured and plunging cleavages, tiny shorts and large platform shoes, all adorned with handbags and tiny clutches, and with the eternal westwoodian pearl jewels. The prints are beautifully messy and the tartans are of the timeless style.