The Jakarta Post
Singer Andien poses in a piece from Intan Anggita Pratiwie. (Courtesy of/Greenpeace Southeast Asia)
Indonesian fashion designer Intan Anggita Pratiwie and non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace Southeast Asia (GPSEA) are collaborating to create a limited-edition collection of clothes and homeware made from recycled materials. The collaboration marks GPSEA’s 20th anniversary.
“We were so excited when Intan agreed to take on this challenge with Greenpeace Southeast Asia,” Tasya P. Maulana, leader of the GPSEA20 project, said in a statement.
Own your own piece of Greenpeace history.💚 ✨In a special GPSEA20 collaboration with sustainable sustainable artist @intananggitapratiwie, we’ve got 15 original Greenpeace collector’s items up for auction. These limited-editions are 💯% #recycled using old Greenpeace banners. We’ll have an auction every day between Friday, 2nd October and Tuesday, 6th October 2020. 50% of all proceeds will be donated to Greenpeace Southeast Asia (GPSEA). Stay tuned for more info. Can’t wait to see you there! *Auction hosted in Indonesia only Register with our link in bio 👆🏽 #fashionsustainability #upcycling #reducewaste #GPSEA20 #BetterNormal #GreenRecovery #reusereducerecycle
“We wanted to take this moment to look back at all Greenpeace has achieved in the region across the last 20 years and use the pioneering spirit of our founders to help us raise awareness of the urgent environmental issues we still face. Intan has taken that idea and turned it into fashion to show us that there are many creative ways to care about the environment.”
Titled Kembali (back), the collection uses 100 percent recycled materials from clothing waste, banners and placards, as well as natural ingredients such as pandanus leaves, secang bark, coconut husks, mangosteen rind and turmeric.
Yeay lelang dalam rangka 20 tahun Greenpeace Asia Tenggara #GPSEA20 akan mulai besok, dapatkan produk orisinil yang mengandung sejarah Greenpeace. Ada 15 produk fesyen edisi terbatas dan satu-satunya, di-upcycle oleh #sustainable artist @intananggitapratiwie dari @setali.indonesia & @sightfromtheearth, yang akan dilelang dari tanggal 2-6 Oktober. Langsung ke act.gp/GPSEA20Auction_IG untuk daftar dan dapatkan info lebih lanjut. Hasil lelang akan didonasikan ke Greenpeace untuk kampanye perlindungan lingkungan dan Setali Indonesia untuk kampanye fesyen berkelanjutan. #fashionsustainability #reducewaste #GPSEA20 #BetterNormal #GreenRecovery #upcycling Muse: @andienaisyah 📷: @cyclonesia
“This collection is inspired by the spices in my kitchen I got from local spice vendors that bring me closer to my family and friends every time I use them,” said Intan, who has used the upcycling technique for her products since 2004.
“I decided to use the same spices I use for cooking as natural coloring for this collection to represent my view that change can start from our homes and community.”
The Kembali collection will go on sale in a special five-day auction marathon from Oct. 2 to 6. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go to Greenpeace’s next projects. (gis/wng)
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