51474952 2340305656002786 6788151842226341786 n 520x325 How Liandra Swim Fuses Tradition and Sustainability 8211 Vogue

How Liandra Swim Fuses Tradition and Sustainability – Vogue

Before she launched her brand, she was a high school teacher and taught herself how to make clothes. She finds joy in fusing her culture’s traditional elements with a more unexpected design aesthetic. One of those traditions is sustainability; Gaykamangu says she was always taught to respect the earth. Pieces in her latest collection, called “241: The Contrast,” are made from Repreve, a recycled fiber made from plastic bottles. (The packaging is also 100% compostable.) Most of the designs are reversible as well, encouraging her customers to buy less, re-wear more. read more

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