Our big dream is to create a slow and sustainable fashion brand, because quality garments need time, sturdy fabrics, hand-stitched details and carefully constructed seams, as well as a dash of spirit, perseverance and love.
We buy small quantities of natural fabrics from Italian companies before jotting down a few ideas that we turn into hand-sewn patterns and prototypes.
My blog is all about proving that sewing doesn’t have to be difficult. If anything, it's a force for good, because not only is it incredibly satisfying, it also helps people to de-stress. And that’s not all, the world around us inevitably benefits from it too.
I also want to inspire people and promote the concept of slow fashion, which embraces a DIY mentality and sustainability, in direct contrast to fast fashion.
Who has ever have a puppet when was a child that still carries in his heart today? That's why we decided to create cute personalized animals with recycled fabrics and materials, to give voice to the memories of that child who is still in us.
After creating Atelier sul Brenta, I established Cristina into W, a contemporary project that combines dressmaking with intriguing shapes and patterns. We’ve essentially swapped paper patterns for techniques such as origami to bring our 2D designs to life.
Inspired by great Japanese designers, I’ve tried to develop a personal style that reflects my way of being and dressing, which is clean-cut and minimal. I suppose my ultimate goal is to create affordable, comfortable clothes that communicate and represent something new.
...the other creatives are coming. Stay tuned!