Activating Disruptive Fashion Modes and Practices

I make therefore I am

Sustainable fashion researchers, designers and writers have dealt at length with making and using clothes in more sustainable ways[i], and have documented how making is a joyful, convivial activity[ii]. There … Continue reading

April 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Make Yourself… warm!

The second day of our makerspace at BITZ, unibz fablab, started with the theme of making garments and accessories to keep warm – scarves, mittens and hats – using old … Continue reading

December 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Make Yourself… a bag and a smile

The first day of the Christmas fashion makerspace and pop-up shop attracted a good mix of locals and migrants gathered around the sewing machines. I introduced a triangular bag template … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Make Yourself…

Mode Uncut is waking up after a period of hibernation and reactivating projects focusing on challenging the way we make our clothes, who we make them with, why we make … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Alternative fashion modes

Three of our board members and ‘fashion hacker’ Otto von Busch contributed to a new interdisiplinary design book, Agents of Alternatives: Re-designing Our Realities, published recently by AoA, Berlin. Zoe … Continue reading

June 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Open co-design of a photomontage rain-cape

by Laura Seppäla I was a participant at the recent Clothing Hybrids workshop, run by Mode Uncut on 10-11 September 2014 as part of Helsinki Design Week. I created a concept … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Open Clothing Experiments

The Clothing Hybrids workshop organised by MODE UNCUT on 10-11 September 2014 for Helsinki Design Week was a great success for all those who participated. We had two days sharing … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment