Sat, 25 Apr | Zoom Workshop

Upcycling with Rafael Kouto

A digital workshop with the prince of upcycling Rafael Kouto as part of the Mode Suisse and Fashion Revolution partnership.
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Upcycling with Rafael Kouto

Time & Location

25 Apr 2020, 14:00 – 17:00 CEST
Zoom Workshop

About the Event

 A digital workshop with the prince of upcycling Rafael Kouto as part of the Mode Suisse and Fashion Revolution partnership.   Do you want to make room in the closet and throw away your winter clothes to buy new clothes for summer? This workshop offers you a better solution.  You will get a deep insight into modern upcycling techniques in fashion, from Maison Margiela to Christopher Raeburn and contemporary African artists, from Romuald Hazoumé to El Anatsui with various techniques. Each participant is asked to take old clothing, textiles and other waste materials to create new unique luxury items to add new value to mass-produced clothing. The concept is part of Rafael Kouto's sustainable approach to his brand, in which the encourage to upcycling through an open source production in fashion.  

You will need:  

Tools 

• Scissors 

• Sewing needle 

• Thread 

• Pins 

• Writing tools 

• Tape measure 

• Rulers 

• Sewing Machine (not essential) 

• Good attitude towards upcycling, craftsmanship and sustainability  

Your own clothing and textile waste 

• Clothing 

• Textile 

• Other discarded materials  

Your favourite garment to introduce yourself 

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