Benu Berlin: Make Love Not Fashion

Benu Berlin: Make Love Not Fashion

Benu Berlin Lookbook 1Berlin is well known for pushing the boundaries of creativity, and in terms of ethical fashion and upcycling, it’s certainly giving other countries a serious run for their money.

One brand to watch, design trio Karen Jessen, Anna Bach and Luis C, (otherwise known as Benu Berlin), makes statement wear through upcycling surplus fabrics .Using original military uniforms, parachutes and leather, the S/S 2015 ‘Make Love not Fashion’ collection is a celebration of army inspired ATTYRE.

Benu Berlin SS15With “Make Love Not Fashion” we get back to the origin of the term “fashion”: The art of craftmanship.

Jessen won the Ecochic Design Award in Hong Kong last year, where she showcased a collection of upcycled denim pieces, and now Benu Berlin’s military influenced collection has been nominated for the BUNTE New Faces Award Fashion 2014.Benu Berlin Green Dress  

The sculpted, mint green crochet dress in particular certainly deserves a salute! 

Benu Berlin Military Dress

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