Rethink, Recycle!


24/05/2011 Rethink, Recycle!

We all have some lovely clothes in our closets that could be given a new lease of life instead of doing away with them. There are so many ways to breathe new life into garments that have  little tears here and there.
They can be dyed, embellished with all sorts of interesting finds like buttons,badges,fabric scraps etc and used all over again.
Have a close look at your wadrobe and closet and think of what you can revamp instead of going to buy new clothes. Recycling old clothes also gives you an air of satisfaction as your ‘new’ old garment becomes your new creation.
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Adebimpe Adebambo

Nigerian fashion designer, graduated in painting from the Yaba College of Technology. she created and directs Beampeh, a fashion label which designs and produces fashion, accessories and jewelry. Bimpe has participated in several fashion shows, exhibitions, competitions and trade fairs and has had her designs showcased in the media. 
With clients ranging between ages 12 …

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