Hong Kong fashion label Wear Earthero, which upcycles vintage luxury bags and fabric scraps, shows wearable art to promote ‘conscious living’

//Hong Kong fashion label Wear Earthero, which upcycles vintage luxury bags and fabric scraps, shows wearable art to promote ‘conscious living’

Hong Kong fashion label Wear Earthero, which upcycles vintage luxury bags and fabric scraps, shows wearable art to promote ‘conscious living’

Bertha Shum thought she had struck “waste gold” when she stumbled upon Sewing Paradise, a fabric studio in the Kowloon district of Sham Shui Po.The studio catered to the Hong Kong market, supplying fabric to clients from designers to fashion schools. But like other fabric sellers, leftover scraps were unavoidable. Most offcuts, Shum was told by the studio’s owner, were destined for the landfill.“When I heard the bits of leftover fabric [were] most likely going to be thrown away, I knew I had to…

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