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Adidas commits to using only recycled plastic by 2024 - What are your thoughts?

Adidas Commits to using only recycled plastics by 2024…

Adidas Commits to using only recycled plastics by 2024…

So Adidas has announced by 2024 it will only be using only recycled plastics company wide, which includes all products and even their offices, warehouses, retail outlets and distribution centres.

Basically meaning they will be phasing out new plastic product which is popular in sportswear for its lightweight and quick drying properties. Apparently Adidas has already started using recycled plastics in their SS19 Apparel line!

This is all great and i fully commend Adidas for taking the initiative to do this BUT is recycled plastic good for the environment? I mean yes its great that you are taking plastics from the ocean and using them again to prevent the use of new plastics being incorporated into your new collections - is it great for the environment reusing a material that is not great for the environment in the first place?

Quillattire's interview with Vice Magazine!

So we only went a did an interview with Vice Magazine!

Click the image below to have a read and please share!

We discussed the hard grind on growing up with insecurities, bullying and friends, family or associates telling you your dreams are unachievable. We discussed the harsh realities of working in the Fashion industry and how you some what become a robot churning designs for a customer sometimes you do not relate with. The birth of the brand and how it came about, o and don’t forget sustainability and that the collection is made from bamboo. A little teaser below but please have a read.

“Priya describes herself as “a brown girl with a dream”. That dream is to bring streetwear into a genderless, sustainable future. Her brand, which features loud and retro fits with references to 80s gaming and the proud Quillattire label emblazoned on each garment in Japanese, English and Hindi, has already shown during London Fashion Week, and recently won ASOS’s Homepage Competition.”

https://i-d.vice.com/en_uk/article/qvqqq7/quillattire-is-the-london-based-label-making-sustainable-streetwear-from-bamboo
Click the image for our exclusive interview with Vice Magazine and please share!

Click the image for our exclusive interview with Vice Magazine and please share!

30% OFF Christmas Party Vibes

Style up any of our pieces for Christmas! Below our model K is wearing our up cycled denim jacket which we have customised by hand sewing neon stripes onto the bleached vintage denim - a great shape for the Christmas party season. Styled with this denim jacket is our Pink Blush Tiger Embroidered Crop sweatshirt which is made from bamboo! This means the fabric is sustainable and causes no harm to the environment just keeps you warm!

Our male model Bof is wearing shiny aqua green bomber jacket with customised tiger print lining in side and printed piping round the back yoke that reads ‘I am who i am. Your approval is not needed.’ This jacket has an amazing sheen to it, when ever i wear i always get great comments about how slick it looks - and get this its unisex! We have styled this jacket with our Pink Blush Error sweatshirt that again is made from bamboo!! With its unique embroideries and graphics we have put together single handedly by being inspired by Japan and inspiring the youth.

If you’re in the UK use code ‘CHRISTMAS’ for a 30% discount of any piece, and if you order by tomorrow 21st December you will receive your order before Christmas via next day delivery just click standard delivery at check out and we will take it from there, so get involved.

Offer ends 21st December 2018 for next day delivery.

30% offer ends 5th January 2019 - do not forget to type ‘CHRISTMAS’ at the check out!

Have a great Christmas! :)

Christmas Sparkle Vibes

Thanks to the Princes Trust for a shout out!

We launched our fashion brand ‘Quillattire’ through The Prince’s Trust which has been such an amazing journey! Starting up your own business is tough and as a creative you have to learn everything from Business , Accounts to Marketing which is always a challenge but with The Princes Trust this journey has been so much easier to learn all this information!

Thanks to The Princes Trust for sharing our Asos Homepage Competition Win :)

Princes Trust and Quillattire

Blue Teal Windbreaker Christmas 2018 Wish List Mention

Our Blue Teal Wind Breaker mentioned in the Fashions Finest Christmas Wish List - click the title above of paste the link below! Also as its CYBER MONDAY we are giving 30% off this week if you type ‘BAMBOO’ at the check out! 👆🏼

https://www.fashionsfinest.com/blogs/item/5332-christmas-wish- list-2018

Blue wind breaker

We Won the Asos Marketplace Competition - woooooooop!!!

So we have been selling on Asos Marketplace and decided to apply for their Asos Homepage Competition this consisted of shooting our ‘Retrograde’ sustainable streetwear collection all made from Bamboo. We needed an awesome photographer and some incredible models! We had met a photographer out on a social in Dinerama in Shoreditch - hit her up on www.kimberleyarcher.co.uk , we kept in contact and decided to work together for the Asos Competition! Working with Fashions Finest on the fashion shows i have been showcasing my Retrograde collection, i hit up two amazing models i worked with Aramatou and BOF! The dream team was set!

After planing looks and searching for locations to shoot we decided to shoot in Notting hill. We all met on a Sunday, the team was a dream to work with - the models had great chemistry and the photographer an awesome creative eye. We all let our creativity loose - it was super great vibes!

After Kimberley edited the images which were so sick she was had great clarity in creating strong commercial and editorial imagery which told our story and helped connect to our customers, we submitted the photos. At work i thought i should check my junk mail as i had not checked it for a while and there was an email from https://marketplace.asos.com/boutique/quillattire i thought i doubt we have won but lets check. I skimmed the email and though i was right but i scrolled back up and OMGGGGGG quillattire had won!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I literally fell off my seat in disbelief, but hey ‘Hard work pays off!’.

Our prize will be to have our images featured on the Asos Homepage until the new year! Keep your eyes open for it :)

Never give up on your dreams, good things will happen!

Quillatitre Retrograde Photoshoot for Asos

'Retrograde' Fashion Show - September 2018

We showcased our ‘Retrograde’ collection down the runway on September 2018 and the Connaught Rooms in Holborn. Retrograde was inspired by a trip to Japan, the bright lights, arcades, the hustle & bustle and then the tranquility of Mount Fuji! The bespoke embroideries & artworks all created in house and inspired by the pretty gardens, bright arcades and vibrant streets at night - an amalgamation of fun and all text in Japanese, Chinese and hindi embracing the beauty of different cultures! The majority of the collection is made from sustainable fabrics. Vintage denim is another of our specialities custom made with bespoke hand painted artworks and embroideries. Stay tuned for more :)

Retrograde Fashion Show 2018

A snippet of our most recent streetwear shoot

Model wearing our blue windbreaker - stay tuned for some more exciting bits from this shoot shot in Notting Hill. We styled this blue windbreaker with a grey roll neck for those winter days where you want to wrap up warm and some black and white check trousers. Not a bad look for winter - get involved and shop this piece by clicking the image below.

Limited Edition Waterproof Teal Wind Breaker. Model wearing M. Pouch pocket front with invisible zip compartment and a button front pocket perfect to put your valuables in, you even get another invisible side zip for your wallet and phone. It gets better the inside is lined with a mesh that is printed with our signature bespoke retro leopard print. Text on the sleeves are printed to read 'I am who i am. Your approval is not needed. Cord is in black and a half zip at the front. A cool statement piece that can be dressed up or down and its unisex.

Click the image to view more about this blue windbreaker.