{Fringe Confession}

“What is my purpose in life? Does each one of us have a special meaning in this world?“ Do you ever torture yourself with such philosophical questions? Question with no answer. There are plenty of possible answers though, but we never get the ONE. Or do we? Is it written for us in other shapes? Should you feel it?  …

Grey fairytale, part II

Collection considers grey layering as a new business dress code. Inspirations are arising from Mens Closet: Stole mens wardrobe, and re-make it. Literally; shirts, coats, suits. Recycle, re-use, re-model.

Grey fairytale, part I

Collection considers grey layering as a new business dress code. Inspirations are arising from Mens Closet: Stole mens wardrobe, and re-make it. Literally; shirts, coats, suits. Recycle, re-use, re-model.

RE:Burberry 1/3

To present our Burberry trench upcyling in complete, following are some extra photos of redesign and styling with the old/new baby. Don't burn, don't trow, don't donate if not necessary.…

RE:Burberry 1/2

This post comes at the perfect timing when Burberry is all over the news revealing their unsustainable actions of burning unsold stocks. But hey, we all knew this. Havent you?!

Children of socialism, part II

All buildings shape specifics mirrored in my collection, are based on asymmetries. The design is playing with geometric figures, resulting in volume pieces. Winds, nets, dots, lines are giving a…

Summer rain, part III

Here comes the rain again! It washes me over with longing... Desires, expectations, eagerness. An explosion of yearning. Let it wash away the dirts of the world.

Black velvet dress for a life-time

The story of this dress goes back 30 years, making a memory of someones prom. A mother brought it to me to discuss the possibility of its re-production. She secretly…

Eco project “Re-Woman“

Every journey starts with a single step. I, as a designer, took mine in 2009 with the realization of the project Re-women (Recycled ones), when I first re-designed (up-cycled) clothes…

Suits' redesign heaven

Suits are heaven of up-cycling. Literally. Their before/after possibilities are end-less. In this mini collection you can see cases of my re-design of jackets donated by top business women in…

Millennials' dreaming, part II

Known as Generation Y, they grew up in an electronics-filled and increasingly online and socially-networked world. They are the generation that has received the most marketing attention. Having been raised…

Summer rain, part II

Its all about umbrella- we applied its triangle folds on design of clothes in various ways: in skirts, evening gowns, shirts, jackets. Furthermore trench coats are revealing a trend of…

“Chess-mate“, part II

Recycling clothes is very demanding and time-consuming, a real work of art, since the clothes are completely remade. But that is the point and fascination.

Millennials' dreaming

This spring-summer dreaming takes us to wide landscapes of nature, reminds us of our playfulness and make us grabs at cowboy's dressing hints. Leather shirts, belting, hats, boots are the…

Sherlock-ology, part II

Detective tools like faucet, magnifier and stick stay irreplaceable, made from plexiglas. A neo-detective woman peeks, like her men colleagues, a typical Sherlock colors and cuts, yet she brings softness…

“Summer rain”, part I

Collection induced melancholic feelings, overwhelming during summer rain. Starting with darkness, the storm poured to fresh orange sky, promising an optimistic new sunny day. Taking a risk, we chose a…

“Children of Socialism”, part 1

The past Slovenian political system of socialism affected hugely our culture and art. It determines all of us designers. The fusion of socialism and capitalism is best represented in our…

Sherlock-ology

Simona Lampe's A/W collection Sherlock-ology is dedicated to all TV detective legends, celebrating raincoats, plaid tartan patterns.Loose, free falling cuts andvoluminousdetails hide womensilhouetteand place her to straight line pole ofandrogyny.…

“Chess-mate“

Checkmate collection, using more than a hundred used clothes, thereby making an allusion to our unreasonable competition with the nature. The world is not black and white and there are…

Androgynous series, 1

Fashions tendency towards mixing genders is growing visibly on the catwalk, with both the models selections and the designs of the collections. The trend of blurring the line between the…

RE: Max Mara

With such dynamic and asymmetry the focus is transferred from shoulders to down-town of the coat therefore I felt no special need to reconstruct the maxi shoulder design. But this…

RE: Burrberry 1/1

It is a perfect trench, dont even dare to cut it. I imagine how upset and disturbed you are feeling about the idea to cut this classic Burberry fashion. And…

UP-CYCLING IS A NEW LUXURY

Dont all of your old clothes irritate you into thinking of a more creative approach than simply re-selling, donating or throwing them away? Fashion is the no. 2 polluting industry…