According to her website, designer Bethany Williams believes that social and environmental issues go hand in hand and exploring these issues often stimulates innovative design solutions to the challenge of sustainability.
Bethany Williams’ upcycled denim jacket on display at THE NEXT GREEN TALENTS, the second edition of the talent showcase dedicated to sustainability, at an invitation-only cocktail on the evening of Feb. 20 and to the public on Feb. 21 and 22, at Palazzo Morando during Milan Fashion Week.
Bite Studios is run by design quartet William Lundgren, Veronika Kant, Elliot Atkinson and Suzanne Elvi. Bite, which stands for By Independent Thinkers for Environmental Progress, was founded in 2016 as a sustainable luxury women’s wear label addressing the need for uncompromising sustainability coupled with “aesthetic design.”
Mozh Mozh works with artisans to preserve Peruvian textiles and techniques while emphasizing form and detail in design.
CORA BELLOTTO is a sustainable luxury women’s wear brand based in Milan.
Designer family duo Ksenia and Anton Schnaider helped to pioneer the demi jeans craze that started in 2016.
Ksenia of Ksenia Schnaider mingles with fashion insiders at the Milan Fashion Week event.
Brazilian designer Renata Buzzo upcycled a Yoox sample into an eye-catching new topper.
Luna Del Pinal revolves around the concept of slow fashion and aims to support indigenous and historical art by employing local artists and craftspeople of Guatemala to create ethical, hand-made garments.