Safetybelt couture

What ever your recycled material is, work it like couture. Greta Constantine is a label based in Toronto by designers Kirk Pickersgill and Stephen Wong that do exactly this. These are the coolest things I´ve ever seen make from recycled safety belts. I love the Mad Max wibe and the folded origamilike surface.

Coco Rocha at LG Fashion Week wearing Greta Constantine.

Via Style Bubble.

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  1. cool! must be a huge pain to sew though :o

  2. Wow that's such a great idea, and an easy material to get my hands on, and I'm sure a needle for usage on leather would cut right through. :)

  3. Yup. If you´re making a jacket like this definately a leather needle and a professional sewing machine is required. But if you´re doing something smaller like a one-shoulder-piece then I think one can manage with handsewing with a leather needle and thimble. I would not recommend trying this with a home sewing machine as safetybelts are quite thick... Not unless you´re sure your machine has the horse powers to pull this off! Mine sure doesn´t...

  4. Seatbelts never looked so cool! These are utterly gorgeous.

  5. greta constantine is not a woman. its a label run by two men in toronto.