Fantastic Zabo article in the February 2016 edition of Forbes Magazine Hungary. Thank you Forbes!
UPCYCLING: SAVING THE PLANET ONE BICYCLE TYRE AT A TIME
"Can sustainable fashion really be more than recycled materials and so-called organic canvas totes?"
FASHION | ZABO + THE TYRE FACTORY
"While I was exploring Tanzania I came across some brightly painted slippers made out of car tyres..."
Laura Zabo discusses veganism and environmentally friendly fashion.
A London-based designer is creating eco-friendly fashion – using materials destined for landfill.
LAURA ZABO – UPCYCLED BELTS AND VEGAN ACCESSORIES MADE FROM REUSED BICYCLE TYRES
"The abundance of trash is a tremendous problem for our planet, and we need make more room for ideas that help us get rid of it or those that transform the excess – instead of producing more and more."
LAURA ZABO KOJAK BICYCLE TYRE BELT
"The Laura Zabo Kojak tyre belt is, surprise, surprise made from Schwalbe’s popular mid section slick. There are lots of other patterns/designs to choose from, including Schwalbe’s iconic, heavy duty mile-munching Marathon Plus."
9 TRULY ECO FRIENDLY VEGAN LEATHERS
There’s something a bit leathery about the feeling and look of upcyled inner tubes, as several designers, including Laura Zabo, have noticed. With a bit of creativity, this material can be used to replace leather in everything from belts and shoes to guitar straps.
IN PICS: COOLEST ECO FASHION IDEAS OF 2016
"Eco fashion is the in thing. The idea of sustainable design is carried forward in these fashion accessories which have been made from natural materials or have been upcycled.
Fashion To Change The World! Laura ZABO Fashion Accessories Recycled From Tyres – Fashion Revolution Week
."...This is feel good fashion at its best and makes my heart sing! More please…we need SO much more and passionate creative entrepreneurs like Laura that care about our planet and want to make a difference deserve to be a success!..."
LAURA ZABO – VEGAN FASHION TO CHANGE THE WORLD
I was a bit skeptical at first about wearing accessories made from tires because I wasn’t sure how much you could actually do with a tire. Then I checked out Laura’s site and boy did I change my mind!
LAURA ZABO REPURPOSED TYRE FASHION ACCESSORIES
Homegirl London’s Interview: Laura Zabo. Laura makes fashion accessories, clothing and more using scrap tyres and inner tubes. Her collection includes clothes, sandals, handbags, belts, jewellery, guitar straps, dog leads and mirrors. Everything is handmade to order by Laura and her products are 100% vegan, eco-friendly and sustainable. She carefully cleans and cuts each tyre individually and sometimes even paints them to achieve the desired effect. I caught up with Laura Zabo to find out more about her eco-friendly fashion business.
Meet the lady creating funky fashion accessories from upcycled tyres
London-based fashion designer Laura Zabo works with discarded tyres that she saves from a future in landfill, to create an environmentally-focused selection of belts, jewellery, dog accessories, guitar straps, handbags, clothing, and home decor that have serious green credentials.
Eco Chat | UK Designer Laura Zabo Creates Eco-Friendly Fashion with Upcycled Tyres
Today on Eco Chat – an inspirational London based eco-designerLaura Zabo. She is creating eco-friendly fashion by upcycling scrap tyres, that would otherwise end up in a landfill. With a bit of creativity, Laura uses scrap tyres to replace leather in everything from belts, bags and shoes to guitar straps and dog harnesses. When her upcycling journey began and what inspired her – everything revealed in our Eco Chat.
Šiandien Eco Chat rubrikoje – ekologiškos mados dizainerė, kurianti ir gyvenanti Londone – Laura Zabo. Ji kuria ekologišką madą perdirbdama naudotas padangas, kurios kitu atveju kauptųsi sąvartynuose teršdamos aplinką. Pasitelkdama savo kūrybiškumą, naudotas padangas Laura paverčia stilingais diržais, batais, rankinėmis, gitarų diržais ar šunų pavadėliais. Kaip prasidėjo ši ekologiško dizaino kelionė ir kas ją įkvėpė – visi atsakymai mūsų pokalbyje.