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Laura Sansone Exemplifies Locavore Fashion With Her Handspun, Plant-Dyed Wares

Posted By Amanda Coen On November 8, 2011 @ 5:05 pm In Product Design | No Comments

Laura Sansone, fashion design, sustainable design, fashion, design, designer, Hudson Valley, fiber artist, wool, sheep, dye, plant based dye, natural dyes [3]

Laura Sansone [4] is a designer, educator and student of life who holds herself accountable to her local community and the environment in her holistic approach to design. The Mobile Textile Lab [5] has enabled her and her students to experiment with seasonal produce from the city’s various green markets while also researching the public’s reaction to their presence in a space traditionally reserved only for food vendors. Interweaving food production and waste with fashion, Sansone’s [6] innovative closed-loop system strengthens community and social ties in unexpected locations. Our sister site, Ecouterre [7] visited Sansone’s Plattekill, New York studio to explore how nature and local resources inspire her “slow fashion” process.

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