AW15 collection made from upcycled silk by Kitty Ferreira

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Founded in 2013, Kitty Ferreira is the brainchild of Valerie Goode. Whilst working as a Senior Designer in China, her firsthand experience of the terrible air pollution became the catalyst for her new line of clothing. Manufactured in London, the Pomonion range is made from upcycled silk which is altered using herbal dyes of pomegranate and onion skins into on-trend colourways. Her interest in upcycling is inspired by the make do and mend philosophy of her Caribbean grandmother, Kitty Ferreira. Goode creates versatile silhouettes, suitable for desk-to-drinks in sizes 6-26. The Guardian’s environmental columnist Lucy Siegle said of her work, “Goode makes clothing for boardroom activists as opposed to penniless heroes climbing up cooling towers…”

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Pomonion

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Pomonion-Champagne-Shirt

 

Images via Kitty Ferriera

Author: Antonia Edwards

Antonia is the founding editor of Upcyclist. Based in the UK, she is the author of two books: 'Upcyclist: Reclaimed and Remade Furniture, Lighting and Interiors' (Prestel 2015) and 'Renovate Innovate: Reclaimed and Upcycled Homes' (Prestel 2017).