Find a selection of our styles in a range of colours and sizes at the InNeoss pop up shop at 86 Stoke Newington Church Street. We'll be there from the 13th of July - 13th August. Among some really great company.  Opening hours:  Monday - Saturday 10.30am - 6.30pm  Sunday - 11am - 5pm

Find a selection of our styles in a range of colours and sizes at the InNeoss pop up shop at 86 Stoke Newington Church Street. We'll be there from the 13th of July - 13th August. Among some really great company.

Opening hours:

Monday - Saturday 10.30am - 6.30pm

Sunday - 11am - 5pm

Bug X Fanny Jane 

A super limited run of hand painted and handmade waffle cotton blouses by me and my friend FJ

Photographed by us, worn by us


 Bug Clothing featured in The Sunday Times Styles' sustainable fashion feature as a 'name to know'.

Bug Clothing featured in The Sunday Times Styles' sustainable fashion feature as a 'name to know'.


Stockists:

We don't have stockists! We sell everything directly because if we had to factor in the costs of wholesale we'd have to put our prices up, and making garments that aren't unaffordable is really important to us. Although it is wonderful that people curate lovely online stores and support smaller brands, it does mean that we have to work even harder to produce our products for much less return. Currently our return is re-invested entirely back into the company. 

However, we do stock with one other online store - Antibad, who are doing wonderful things for promoting sustainability in the Fashion industry.


Victoria Spicer (Literal goddess) wearing her Bug clothing garments around California + Mexico

 

The perfect travel item. I want to wear nothing but the Lincoln dress when either I am abroad or the weather is warm in London. It doesn't touch you or cling to you or get in your way and it just feels great and flattering despite the fact it isn't fitting. It really is the easiest garment to wear. And when travelling, the Lincoln dress is a really good day dress as much as it is a fabulous evening dress too.


Bulgaria

Bug + Eesome + Karina Banks London touring Sofia + surrounding


We're very proud to be stocking with Antibad, an online platform dedicated to promoting + selling ethically produced clothing by conscious brands for considerate consumers.

Their most recent images are by Cleo Glover + Ellie Witt, and feature Ella + Jemma from StoriesBehindThings, who are also all angels.

www.antibadstore.com


Victoria Spicer modelling + testing the Ola Jumpsuit and doing the most fabulous job of it


Focus group with a bunch of special friends - April 2018

We discussed sizing, colours, designs, image and much more, then we just took cute photos


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I spoke to the lovely people over at Antibad, the ethical online shop, about my inspirations and ideas behind Bug clothing, read it here


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Festive pop up shop with Hazel Stark, Eesome Shop + Max Jones - December 2017


Hunger TV Rising star interview with Dylan Weller, read it here

Photography by Stephanie Sian Smith

Styling by Ellie Witt

Make up by Celia Evans

Hair by Sophie King

Clothing by Bug Clothing, Toast, Filippa K, Uniqlo


Photography by Cleo Glover

Styling by Ellie Witt

Make up + hair by Celia Evans

Clothing by Bug Clothing, Hunza G + Hunter

Published here


BUG X EESOME - Collaborating on stuff with people I love

 

Eesome shop is an online store for pre-loved homewares, their ideals are wonderful, see here:

 

Supply Chain

Shopping second-hand is actively choosing to support a small, independent supply chain. Most of our items are bought through charities or individual market sellers who make a living from these purchases. The money you spend feeds back into small communities, rather than getting lost in large corporations.

Quality

Vintage homewares, especially ceramics, tend to be of a much higher quality than modern, mass-produced, mass-replicated items. Before the demand for cheaper and cheaper homewares, the materials and making processes were of a much higher standard. Proof of this can be seen in the flawless condition of the items found on the website, decades after they were first made.

Environment

When you buy second-hand, you are re-investing in materials and resources that have already been used. No matter how ethically or sustainably made a new item is, buying second-hand will always be the best option in terms of the environment, creating very little demand on the worlds resources.


Bug Clothing interview with Twenty6 Magazine about sustainable fashion + inspiration, here


Collaboration with Hazel Stark for her RCA MA in TEXTILES graduate collection

 

Pattern cutting + construction by me, design by us both.

 

Another way

A collection responding to Hella Jongerius’ call for ‘a new holistic approach to design’.

Fashion and textiles are the most polluting and wasteful of industries. I believe that as designers we have a responsibility to be conscious of the impact of the material choices we make; to be resourceful, working towards a more sustainable future model for the production of the clothes we wear and materials we live with.

What started with an exploration of natural dyes as an alternative to the petrochemical and polluting synthetic norm, my design approach broadened to encompass sourcing and developing materials and finding new solutions.

By looking backwards to move forward I have developed a number of methodologies, recipes and fostered production relationships that have their origins in pre-industrial textiles, craft and the principles of slow-textiles, but are scalable and viable alternatives for contemporary and future production. For example, material efficiencies such as placement and engineered prints, careful pattern cutting minimising waste material and reusing any waste for linings and trim are all economical solutions and employed for the making of the garments.

Using waste, by creating mono-materials from strong natural fibres and non-toxic colour, substrates and finishings to make materials that are naturally hard-wearing. They will have a long life, but also their end of life would be uncomplicated; simple to re-use, recycle or compost without any polluting elements; working within the principles of the circular economy.


Go see with Photographer Wendy Huynh

Styling by me, direction by Wendy

Models are Jasmine + Saskia from Elite

Jewellery by Jessie Harris London + Dinosaur Designs

Swimwear by Hunza G

Shoes by Loq


Collaboration project

 

Photography by Suzie Howell

Set + Direction + styling by Nina Fina + Bug

Model is Zarina

Hair + Make-up by Rosie Herdman of Glasshouse Salon

 

Furniture by &sons, Maxwell Randall

Lingerie by Jody Shafton, Lonely Label, Sunspel + Weekday

Jewellery by Karina Banks London + Jessie Harris

 

See the feature on the Glasshouse Journal here

 


Collaboration project - bespoke trousers created by Bug clothing for Jala Wahid

 

Photography by Agnes Lloyd Platt

Model is Jala Wahid

Set + styling by Nina Fina

Hair + Make-up by Mia Waldern of Glasshouse Salon

Nails by Charly Avenell 

 

 


 

Nar (pomegranate)

 

A small collection of Summer tops for women. Handmade using light Turkish cotton which has been carefully dyed by hand with a natural dye of pomegranates and walnut husks, in a special place called Dalyan.

 

Shop the collection from here

 

Photography + Direction by Sarah Victoria Bates

Body by Wendy Huynh


 

Photography - Suzie Howell

Set + Direction by Suzie + Bug

Body - Aleks Grela


 

Bug X Brother

 

B X B is a collaboration between Bug Clothing + Brother London. Together we have created a unisex work jacket with the concept of 'one style fits all'. The jacket is composed from a cotton mix, allowing ease of movement, durability and a jacket which will wear well over time. 

The B X B jacket will be available on our online shop + at brother Londons' store at Netil Market from early February 2017


 
 

Bella, by Bug + Ana Kerin


 

Wolf & Moon - collection 5 

Photography by Hannah Davis

www.wolf-and-moon.com


 

Agnes Lloyd Platt x Bug Clothing

www.agnesvita.com


 

Series by Sarah Victoria Bates

Body by Nina Fina

 

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