Preloved: Upcycled fashion basics
Canada's Preloved creates upcycled fashions by reshaping everything from striped T-shirts to vintage curtains.
Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 12:03 PM
I’m now going to have to be more specific when I refer to pre-loved clothing, because thanks to a green-thinking Canadian company, Preloved
is now also a proper noun. Preloved makes one-of-a-kind fashions by upcycling vintage fabrics into new unique styles (via Magnifeco
The Aloha shirt
(left, $80.10 USD) is made from vintage white or blue shirts, the Donna skirt
(middle, $53.10) from brightly-striped T-shirts, and the Kiki dress
(right, $134.10) from vintage curtains and wool trousers — for those who’d like to drape themselves in drapes!
Preloved has its own stores in Toronto, Montreal and Sydney — as well as an online boutique
— but can also be found at Anthropologie and boutiques across the U.S.
Photos courtesy of Preloved
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