Junky Styling is an innovative UK label that recycles textiles. Obsolete pre and post consumer garments are used alongside dead stock rolls of fabrics to create transformed ranges of upcycled styles, breathing new life into the pieces and making them relevant to today’s wardrobes.
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Junky styling is my new flavour of the month. These designers are very clever indeed. I had this idea a while ago but they have actually put it into practice and very well too.
Basically they just cut up a whole lot of old clothes and sew them together again in new styles. For example, the sleeves of a shirt become and interesting scarf. Some of the clothes are a little on the eccentric side....more
As a London newbie I was a big fan of Junky Styling. The designers are from New Zealand - I hadn't shaken of the requisite parochialism at this stage - and work within a strict mandate to reuse and recycle existing items of clothing to make brand new ones. Pure ethical genius.
A few years on and I'm not sure I'd wear Junky Styling's pieces - they're a little avant garde in a homespun kind of...more
I often come into stores expecting 'edgy' fashion just to find some outlandish, overly modern versions of popular definitions of 'edgy' in clothes form. Junky, however, is seriously edgy. It's so edgy that its style is on the verge of falling off a cliff. It's impressive.
They make really sexy vests and shirts out of old men's suits for women. I saw a stunning suit/vest conversion for...more
This shop is amazing and inspiring, both in their creative output, their approach, and their incredible service.
Long story short, they creatively re-interpret clothing. I think they call it 'upcycling' but I could be wrong. Articles of clothing become completely different articles of clothing without giving up all of their previous characteristics. Sounds complicated right? It must be seen...more