Our February outfit challenge was to create an ethical/ sustainable outfit inspired by Frida Kahlo. Frida was a Mexican painter whose work is considered emblematic of national and indigenous tradition and is also celebrated by feminists for its uncompromising depiction of the female experience and form.
Ethical Fashion Blogger Pao of Project Minima created this fantastic photograph inspired by a Frida painting for a feature about imitating art on Thrifted Shift.
I have also noticed plenty of fashion inspired by Frida Kahlo lately, which just happens to be sustainable. Check these out!
These Frida Kahlo pieces are
handmade by Lilygrace Originals
using vintage beads and Rhinestones. Check out the website for more Frida inspired jewellery.
This Frida t shirt by Ink Apparel
is dip dyed with original artwork hand painted onto an eco cotton t shirt. It is made in compliance with the Fairwear Foundation.
In case you are interested, there was an interesting article about Frida as a fashion icon
in the Daily Mail last month.
I hope you are having a good week. Please keep your eye out for our November DIY challenge which I will be posting very soon.
With warmest wishes
This month at Ethical Fashion Bloggers, we are having a slightly more creative challenge than usual. Our challenge for this month is to create an outfit inspired by Frida Kahlo, the Mexican artist and icon of female creativity. Your outfit can be inspired by Frida herself or one of her paintings, it should also include at least one piece of ethical, vintage, upcycled or second hand clothing. You can find images of Frida’s paintings as well as further information about her on www.fridakahlo.org.
To enter this challenge please comment below this post or email me on ceri at heathcotecommunications.co.uk with the link to your Frida inspired outfit post by Saturday 17th November. I will post the round up on Sunday. I look forward to seeing your outfits.
With warmest wishes
Image from www.fridakahlo.org