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Zechekind Creates Accessories From Recycled Uniforms

By: Holger Mohr - Published: • References: tu-dortmund.de & zechenkind.de
Anika Beller-Kraft’s new brand Zechekind (“coal mine child”) is comprised of bags and accessories made from used coal miner’s clothing.

Zechekind is based in Dortmund, a German city that is known as an industrial area with a number of mines. While the mines themselves have been closed, Anika Beller-Kraft takes all the old coal miner’s uniforms that she can find and turns these old clothes into new creations that retain the history and soul of their prior life. Stats for Coal Miner Couture Trending: Older & Mild
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