“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” The wise words of the iconic and ever on the mark icon, Coco Chanel, ring true to this day. How people choose to outfit themselves, from clothing to accessories, is a form of self-expression that goes beyond the materialism and consumerism that tends to be attached to the fashion industry.
The accessories over the years reflected the changes in the cultural norms. The twenty first century is marked with a shift towards greater social consciousness and awareness of our impact on the environment and world around us. As such, eco-conscious jewelry and clothing is a fast growing industry.
Enter the Milan based jewelry designer of the company 100rings. In a post on the online forum Recyclart, she explains that she uses recycled materials and resin to create her unique accessories. Here are some of her handmade creations. Follow more of her work on her Pinterest page and Etsy shop.
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