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From parachutes to hippy trainers

WornagainIf Nathan Barley became an eco-warrior, these 99 per cent recycled trainers are what he'd wear on his feet. Designed by London's Anti-Apathy, the £60 Worn Agains are reportedly made from -  I kid you not - old prison blankets, parachute silk and second hand men's suit jackets. I'm waiting to hear back on the other materials but in the meantime brace yourself for Vogue and weekend supplement features on the advent of Formal Convict Skydiver fashion. Check it for yourself at Worn Again. [found via City Hippy] Update: like a typical bloke, I didn't search further than the end of my hand. The other materials are listed on Worn Again's site: car seat leather and hand towels.

September 23, 2005 in Fashion & accessories, Recycling | Permalink

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It’s probably safe to say that recycling isn’t a super high priority for people who are serious about sneakers, but one-of-a-kind exclusivity has its appeal, which is where Worn Again may find its niche. The project boasts 99%-recycled shoes mad... [Read More]

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