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Not Business As Usual: New Fashions from Old Clothes

T-Shirts and jeans for a couple of euros: cheap, mass produced goods that are often thrown away after being worn a few times. That might be good for the customer, but it's bad for the seamstresses in low-wage countries. The fashion label Schmidttakahashi wants to change that.

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Berlin-based designers Eugenie Schmidt and Mariko Takahashi fashion new, exclusive apparel out of used clothing. Their label recently made an appearance at Paris Fashion Week.