Miên Trần Thảo, VNM, 2019
A garmet made only from leftovers of the fashion industry. Yarns, thread, tiny decorative elements, even the fabric of the inner lining was taken out of the trash bin.
thread jacket, 2013
leftovers from fashion production
approx. 45 x 53 x 1,5 cm
ABOUT THE DESIGNER
Miên Trần Thảo
Mien graduated from Surface Textiles at the London College of Fashion (LCF) in 2013. While studying and working in the UK and Vietnam, she has researched to create fabrics from fibers, thread thrown away during fashion production. Mien's products include clothing and fabrics,made entirely from fashion industry waste.
Pure Gold is an exhibition organized by the ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen), Stuttgart, Germany, which promotes art and cultural exchange in exhibitions, dialogue and conference programs.
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