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L'art de rendre utiles nos fatras en Haiti. Le Nouvelliste
Himane Sustainable Designs Upcycles Umbrellas and Other Items Into Fashionable Accessories and Apparel.
The Designer Who Gives New Life to Old Umbrellas.
Fashion week interview at NBC.
From Trash to Fashion.
Cocktail dresses, tote bags and more are created from umbrella material. Broken umbrellas find second life at the hands of Catherine Charlot
Recycled Purses Will Benefit Haitian School by Mary Mazzoni 03/30/12
A Conversation with the Eco-Sustainable Creator of Himane
Street Fashion Made From Old Umbrellas. By Mary Mazzoni 02/17/12 11
Rebuilding Haiti, One Umbrella at a Time. Bad weather puts Catherine Charlot in a good mood.
Estilista de Nova York cria roupas feitas com sombrinhas quebradas
Earth Day 2011. Et vous, quel est votre act of Green?" Le chic à la Française sur Madison Avenue
Designer turns busted umbrellas into luxe goods
International Design: Spotlight Haiti
The HIMANE label injects a heavy dose of style, precision tailoring, and visual interest into its upcycled garb, thanks to Charlot’s experience as a professional pattern-maker.
Le chic à la française sur Madison Avenue. Sur fond de musique lounge et dans une ambiance cosy, les invités sirotaient leur kir royal en admirant les créations de la française Catherine Edouard Charlot, fondatrice et designer de la marque Himane.
A new life for disposed New York umbrellas A Haitian designer has found a way to clean New York streets from unused umbrellas.
The Fashion of Upcycled Umbrellas
From broken umbrellas to beautiful dresses
Upcycles Broken Umbrellas Into The Latest Fashion. Recycling is great, but upcycling is even better…especially for items that don’t traditionally find their way into a recycling bin or a recycling facility.
I’m singing in the rain… e non mi bagno! (Ri)usare l’ombrello in tutte le stagioni (per realizzare borse e vestiti)
Recycled Umbrella Fabric Goes Couture
Make something old new again today at the Green Spa!
Riciclo creativo, vestiti e borse da vecchi ombrelli.
Borse e vestiti realizzati dal riciclo degli ombrelli delle strade di New York
Eco-Wedding Dresses by Himane Inc. of Brooklyn
Broken brollies make beautiful dresses
Feature Fridays: Himane and its new Coalition!
An Upcycled, Unforgettable Thanksmas. There is nothing quite like creating one-of-a-kind gifts that will remain in the hearts of your loved ones for life.
From Stormy Weather Into Inspired Creation - All in a Day's Work
Una artista de Nueva York transforma sombrillas rotas en artículos de moda. Vestidos de coctel, bolsos enormes y otros productos son creados por Charlotte Charlot, a partir de materiales de sombrillas.
Love it! Umbrella Fabric into a Dress
Finding New Beauty In Used Goods.
If you really want to be a green bride and choose a dress that won't harm the nature, you must know HIMANE SUSTAINABLE DESIGNS.
Few designers would ever go digging through the garbage for fabric, but the trash is where Catherine Charlot sources most of her textiles.
African American Artist You May Not Know #3
From Umbrellas to Handbags!
Beautiful recycled dresses for the eco conscious.
The early morning rainstorm had led reporter, Ailsa Chang, to investigate what happened to all those wind torn umbrellas found crumpled in trash cans.
Street fashions made from...old umbrellas? Surprisingly beautiful designs.
More on umbrella clothing.