TRAID: Fashion with a Passion

05Oct06

The designers behind the British-label TRAID know how to transform last season’s cast-offs into fashion-forward pieces. A true statement of how fabulous recycling/reuse can be:


Remade leather-panelled bag, £35, Made in London


Refashioned leather leaf belt, £35, Cuff sold separately.


Remade stripe bag, £30.00

The Fab Factor: Where do we start? TRAID stands for Textile Recycling for Aid and International Development. Connecting fashion, recycling and social responsibility, TRAID raises money to fund international projects and promote recycling and waste reduction in the UK. Unwanted clothes that are donated are hand sorted or redesigned and reconstructed to make new recycled garments, and sold through our fashion forward charity shops. Their full cycle approach to style, sustainability and social responsibility make TRAID a stellar example of Fabulously Green fashion. I love the looks and the cause and lament the fact that I don’t live in England!


TRAID ONLINE:

Get Ethical

TRAID SHOPS:

61 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UA
020 7221 2421

69 – 71 Kilburn High Road, London NW6 6HY
020 7328 1453

2 Acre Lane, London SW2 5SG
020 7326 4330

119 King Street, London W6 9JG
020 8748 5946

375 Holloway Road, London N7 0RN
020 7700 0087

154 Uxbridge Road, Shepherds Bush, London, W12 8AA
020 8811 2400

39 Duke Street, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1AG
01273 746 346

324D Station Road, Harrow HA1 2DX
0208 424 8198

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2 Responses to “TRAID: Fashion with a Passion”

  1. 1 everyday trash

    wow, shopping for a good cause and getting cute shoes in return? what a deal! thanks for the heads up.

  2. 2 Fabulously Green

    i know! hopefully we’ll get to a point where shopping for a good things and a good cause will become second nature. thanks for writing, everyday!


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