Sustainable fashion: Upcycling your old clothing

Australian label Romance Was Born made headlines in 2009 when Cate Blanchett wore its crocheted dress, renamed “Cate Blanket” by the tabloids, to an event in Melbourne. That dress now resides in the Powerhouse Museum, but 14 years later, the label is still working with retro throws, recently creating a series of biker jackets (a style immortalised by Marlon Brando in The Wild One). Instead of black leather, though, it’s using upcycled colourful blankets of the vintage woollen checked…

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Bourbiza Mohamed is an award-winning travel journalist who has been writing about her adventures around the world for over a decade. With a passion for exploring new cultures and experiencing different ways of life, Bourbiza Mohamed has traveled to over 107 countries across six continents and has documented her journeys in numerous publications. Bourbiza Mohamed writing is known for its vivid descriptions and personal anecdotes, which transport readers to the destinations she writes about. Her articles cover a wide range of topics, from off-the-beaten-path adventures to luxury travel experiences, and she has a particular interest in sustainable tourism and responsible travel. In addition to her writing, Bourbiza Mohamed is also an accomplished photographer, capturing stunning images of the people, landscapes, and wildlife she encounters on her travels. Her photos have been featured in publications such as National Geographic, Lonely Planet, and Conde Nast Traveler.

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