Heidi and Seek Upcycled Women's Clothing

Monday, June 3, 2013

There are times when writing a blog introduces you to great people, individuals that share a similar interests and passions. Meeting other blog writers face-to-face however, is somewhat of a rarity. (unless attending an organised event such the Nuffnang Op Shop Crawl which took place in March this year).

The first time I did meet a blog writer face-to-face, was an afternoon spent with Hayley Lau.  Hayley helped me create one of my first ever refashions, at a time when I decided I'd like to sew and make  recycled clothes of my own.  She helped me piece together a reconstructed t-shirt dress; an idea I had after buying two separate second-hand garments from local opportunity shops.

At the time, Hayley had been taking a break from her successful upcycled women's fashion line Heidi & Seek.  After a few years absence,  Hayley has recently returned to her creative venture, and Heidi & Seek is reborn:

S black peacock upcycled long sleeve tee - small

thrifted peacock print scarf
thrifted bell sleeved top
thrifted top

S coral tie dye upcycled cropped tshirt - small

thrifted plus sized dress
thrifted tshirt

XS/S cream and tribal print upcycled long sleeved top - extra small / small
various thrifted tops

S upcycled dress in brown, purple and red - small

thrifted scarf
thrifted tunic

S dress red and black recycled floral party prom wear - small

black vintage top
thrifted floral skirt
thrifted black skirt
thrifted wrap top
local designer remnant trim
discarded jewelery

XS upcycled top long sleeved in pale blue and grey - extrasmall

thrifted tops
thrifted polo shirt collar

Hayley's style and creatively is unique.  Her one-of-a-kind pieces are edgy yet easy to wear, flattering, and above all, eco-friendly - recycling existing garments into 'new'.

If you'd like to check out Heidi & Seek's full collection, you can do so here.



Mezzy M said...

These refashions are of a very high standard. Thanks for sharing. The skirt is just divine and I love the print in the peacock top.

Hayley said...

Thank you for sharing my work, lovely Erica!

Trudie said...

Oh my she is very talented. What a wonderful person to have meet along your journeys. She must be so much inspiration to you too.

Georgia Rose said...

What lovely redesigns! Much more sophisticated than the tshirt surgery I used to do as a budding tweenage opshopper! Meeting other bloggers is the best fun as they understand your gripes about outfit photography and formatting and stuff.

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