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Come Together: 8 Beautiful Artisan and Designer Fashion Collaborations

Check out our 8 favorite fashion collections that showcase the fruits of such collaborations!

By Leena Oijala - Source: http://ecosalon.com

Photo ©  AFIA

Photo © AFIA


Artisan/designer fashion collaborations allow the gorgeous craft traditions and rich heritage of ancient cultures to be celebrated and appreciated by a global market. Check out our 8 favorite fashion collections that showcase the fruits of such collaborations!
Photo ©  AFIA

Photo © AFIA


1. AFIA
Designer Megan Sebold founded AFIA after studying in Ghana, where she discovered how she could bridge cultures and aesthetics through the world of fashion. The result is a refreshing, vibrant and very wearable collection of gorgeously crafted garments that are ethically made in Ghana from locally and sustainably sourced materials.
Photo © BANTU

Photo © BANTU


2. BANTU
Bantu Swimwear is made using traditional processes and through working exclusively with local African vendors and artisans for lively and seductive collections that are as sexy as they are suited for wearing in the water. Bantu is literally “bad ass swimwear” from Ethiopia.
Photo © Indigenous

Photo © Indigenous


3. Indigenous
Indigenous manufactures fashion collections that are entirely Fair Trade, made by South American artisans that weave and knit all the materials used by hand. The label’s employees work with artisans mostly in Peru, establishing artisans with fair wages, working conditions and the ability to share their breathtaking crafts with the entire world.

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