Upcycling service for fashion overstock

by: Mirjam Visser, 2020-12-10 14:24:04 UTC
Sustainability Aspects: The fashion industry is one of the biggest waste producers in the world even without being sold. 10-15% never even reaches the shops, may pieces are, even in sales, never sold. Fabrics are ordered and produced but never sewed. This company offers brands a

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Hacked by_ X H&M

For a brand or retailer with (dead)stock HACKED by__ operates as a upcycling service. Designer Francisco van Benthum will up-cycle residual stocks into contemporary fashion for men and/or women. In a collaborating structure the HACKED by__ X [your brandname here] collection will be developed.

Production is handled by HACKED by__ in collaboration with local (social-) production partners.

In 2019 and 2020, HACKED by _ completed successful collaborations with H&M in which unsold SALE items were hacked and transformed into up-to-date items with a strong designer signature. These upcycled items were sold in the H&M flagship stores.

HACKED by__ has also collaborated with shops and departement stores like, among others, ISETAN Japan, HANKYU Japan, KINGS OF INDIGO, Scotch & Soda, ASN Bank, Kiki Niesten, Twiggy Store Gent, MAGDA Boutique, MARGREETH OLSTHOORN.

Product: Fashion
Designer: Francisco van Benthum
Manufacturer: Hacked_by
Category: Upcycling
Websites: https://www.hackedby.nl/upcyclingservice


Hacked by_ X H&M
Hacked by_ X H&M
Photo: Marc de Groot

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