Eco Fashion: Amsterdam Amps Up The Eco Factor! via EcoFashionTalk

Today's post is written by Designer, Author Educator and
current Director of
FIT Study Abroad program in Florence, Italy;
the amazing Sass Brown, via her visually striking
and ever-so-informative blog Eco Fashion Talk.

I loved this post because of the inspiring duo
at Dutch design house Studio Jux,
their great scarves of organic cotton & hemp fibers,
and the house's innovative eco design practices!

via EFT...
"Minimalistic Dutch design house, Studio JUX,
winner of the
first category at the January 2012
Amsterdam Green Fashion Competition,
is renowned for their use of organic materials as well as their
simple, clean and intriguing styling. The competition-judging panel
was impressed by their thoughtful business plan, as well as their
history of working with sustainable practices...
Playing with bright colors and unexpected shapes, Studio JUX
works with
organic cotton and hemp, and is always searching
for innovative, 
sustainable materials. With a workshop in Nepal, JUX
insures that
the collection is produced under fair labor conditions... 

 Partners Jitske Lundgren and Carlien Helmink
have a varied background,
between them,
studying in the UK, Paris and Amsterdam, and
traveling to India and South East Asia.
Now living in Kathmandu, Lundgren
manages a small factory where Studio JUX produces
their collection in partnership with Nepali women...

Working with sustainable materials for items such as
fish leather bags,
draped and silky dresses made from wood pulp,
shrunken, fitted cardigans from seaweed and soy,
Studio JUX searches out
unconventional eco friendly materials. 
Their minimalist aesthetic is based on the classics with a twist... read this informative article in it's entirety, 
please go to EcoFashionTalk  


Thanks, Sass!
And to all, keep living well,
always in great eco-style!
Till next time,