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Yours Truly is a project that was presented during Amsterdam Fashion Week on 15.01.2016. The collection invites you to be part of the process of making a garment. After the show the pattern package of an item in the collection became available. By selling an idea instead of a finished garment the project aims to gain back value for clothing by involving the wearer with the production of their wardrobe. The key material in this collection were highly recognisable printed scarfs, re-interpeted to create new and eclectic garments without wasting any textiles.
Images: Peggy Kuiper

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Last spring Afriek and Lisa Konno travelled to Rwanda to collaborate and create Afrieks first womenswear collection together with their tailors in Rwanda. The collection combined the colourful fabrics from local African markets with the strict lines you see in Western womenswear nowadays. The fabrics used are bought in Kampala, Uganda, and are all sourced from West Africa. Inside every garment you will find the signature and polaroid picture of the specific tailor who made that garment.
“We want to share the personal stories that are behind the process of a finished garment and shorten the line between the maker and the customer.“
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This capsule collection was presented on 03.07.2015 in Foam, the museum of photography in Amsterdam. Photographer Olya Oleinic created prints for the collection that Lisa Konno turned into garments. The photographs are still-life’s of mass produced men’s shirts. Olya put subtle layers on the shirts that suggest an environment of destruction, referring to the circumstances in fast-fashion.

The shirt is an important symbol in this presentation. The shirts photographed for the prints in the collection are also used as recycled material to create new garments. Instead of taking the shirts apart completely, small details like cuffs and buttons are left in tact and used as ornament to showcase the work that was once put into the shirt.

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In January 2015 Lisa Konno made her Amsterdam Fashion Week debut with her For the workers collection. This collection was an ‘anti-sweatshop statement’ that aimed to not only create awareness about the circumstances in the fast fashion industry but also to contribute to ideas on how to create fashion in a socially and environmentally sustainable way.

Pictures of the Bangladesh factory disaster were digitally printed on the garments in an abstract way. The fabrics were adapted in a way that turned the harrowing images into non-figurative aesthetic prints. A visual metaphor for fashion’s way of hiding the ugly parts of the industry.

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Driven by the urge to make recycling fashionable Lisa Konno developed the Extended Materials collection during her graduation year at Artez. By using textile waste as the main material source and inspiration it negotiates the boundaries of recycling. A variety of techniques such as knitting, weaving, coating and punching were used to created different ways to give new life to waste. Extended materials criticizes the wasteful ways of the textile industry but is not afraid to do so in vibrant and optimistic manners.

Currently based in Amsterdam, Lisa Konno continues to experiment with new ways and techniques to develop fashion.

Always searching for innovative ways to handle design, material sourcing, production and sales she aims to walk a different path in fashion and work on projects that challenge the current fashion system. Lisa never wants to lose the optimistic, fun and ever changing look that fashion can bring but shake off the unethical ways of the industry.

In 2014, Lisa Konno graduated at the Fashion Design department of Artez in Arnhem.

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Yours Truly
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© Lisa Konno

Image editing and design:
Marius Schwarz

Photography:
Peter Stigter
Tomek Dersu Aaron
Olya Oleinic
Thijs Kurpershoek

Special Thanks to:
Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie
Sympany
Foam Museum Amsterdam
Tomek Dersu Aaron