Hillary Taymour has all the time noticed herself as a troublemaker. “Now I believe like I’m the usage of that hassle for just right,” she says. Her emblem, the small however mighty Collina Strada, is upending energy hierarchies and modes of creating in style to consider it anew, by means of specializing in folks and the planet. For Taymour, sustainability is a adventure – one this is loose from the drained tropes of greenwashing and pseudo-ethical branding and as an alternative does the cruel paintings of interrogating the ingenious procedure at each level.

Produced in small batches in New York, Collina Strada is famend for leading edge upcycling strategies, the usage of deadstock materials and harnessing new minimal impact fabrics. The emblem additionally has a partnership with the Or Basis, a Ghana-based second-hand textile marketplace that sees greater than 25 million pieces of clothes move via it each and every month, with 40{f232c2348e11823b0ebd46c293f4cd9402f5ab2f11c2cd0d011b16f01fb1ea12} certain for unload websites or the sea. In combination, the group combines those materials to create ­extremely convertible luxurious clothes that exudes a “fearlessly fluid angle”.

Collina Strada: Reimagining style
From Collina Strada Lookbook SS21