If you’ve been keeping up with what’s going on in the fashion world, you’re probably aware of how upcycling is becoming one of the hottest trends to sweep the industry. Upcycling is a great way to take your current wardrobe and enhance it without having to spend a fortune on new items. The process has become so popular, even fashion bloggers are getting in on the action.
Check out some of the amazing bloggers who are using upcycling to inspire their millions of followers and create fashionable pieces that will help us save the environment.
Geneva Vanderzeil is an Australian editor and founder of the Collective Gen, a fashion and beauty blog. Offering ideas for affordable, upcycled clothing, her DIY projects have since become incredibly popular among a variety of audiences. With a knack for creating stylish yet simple pieces, Geneva has inspired thousands of readers and even published a bestselling book, DIY Fashionista. Whether you’re a wiz with the sewing machine or have never used a needle and thread, you’re sure to find projects that will help you restyle your wardrobe with the help of Geneva’s step-by-step instructions.
A Beautiful Mess is a lively blog created by Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman whose motto is, “Stay home and make something!” This sisterly duo provides DIY project ideas ranging from interior design to general crafting. With a following of over 640,000 on Instagram, they connect people with the right types of fashion projects to help push more people towards the act of upcycling.
Honestly WTF is considered one of the most well-known design blogs. This blog has just about everything for everything. From art to photograph to home decor, this platform has beautiful upcycling ideas. Editor Erica Chan Coffman draws from designer looks to give you ideas for how to get the latest trends with items you already own.
With a modern, contemporary feel, Paper & Stitch’s repurposed designs will inspire you to tap into your creative side and incorporate even the smallest items just lying around the house. Editor Brittni Mehlhoff publishes a weekly column, “6 DIYs to Try This Weekend,” filled with a number of upcycling projects to try.
Join the latest trend of upcycling by revamping items in your closet or purchasing items that are made from repurposed textiles. We at Dona Bela Shreds are happy to be apart of the sustainable fashion family. We offer amazing scarves in a variety of designs and colors. Find us in your local shops and start supporting upcycled products.