Explore the exchange story of designer Stella McCartney from the UK and artisans Oshadi from India and find out how they created their look for The Commonwealth Fashion Exchange, 2018.
Maintaining traditional craftsmanship
Ensuring that collections are ethically produced through the supply-chain is also key to the brand, but it is maintaining skills that would otherwise be lost to industrialisation that sets Oshadi apart, working with local artisan communities to reinvent their age-old weaving and dyeing processes with modern fabric-design manipulations using innovative and sustainable materials.
This content has been specifically curated for the Google Arts & Culture platform on behalf of the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange exhibition that launched on the 19th of February at Buckingham Palace in partnership with Swarovski, The Woolmark Company and MATCHESFASHION.COM.
The project, created and managed by Eco-Age, with the support of The Commonwealth Fashion Council and The British Fashion Council.
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Read more about the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange at http://eco-age.com/commonwealth-fashion-exchange/