Howl by Maria Glück _ spring/summer 2014
"Maria Glück founded H O W L in 2012. She studied Fine Arts at University of the Basque Country UPV / EHU in Bilbao,and moved to Berlin as exchange student to attend two semesters of Modedesign at HTW Berlin. Maria decides to establish her atelier in Berlin and continue with her artwork.
It became her main interest to create collections with great challenge on fusion of materials, with creative unique shapes and with sustainable fabrics and production.(...) H O W L by Maria Glück creates high-end fashion with characteristic minimal shapes and elaborated textures. Handmade techniques mixed with a continuous research on materials. H O W L's statement involves the use of ecological and organic fabrics, recycled materials and fabrics, as well as fabrics that come from small mills and traditional techniques. Sometimes traditional ways of producing fabrics tend to disappear, and Maria Glück aims to support these production methods by integrating these materials into her designs and helping small communities with traditional and unique weaving techniques. Often the challenge comes by the addition and combination of unconventional fabrics to more classic ones: wood or cork in fusion with organic silk." www.howlhowlhowl.com
Find here looks from the spring/summer 2014 collection. Materials used are organic silk, wood, cork, raffia and organic cotton from a sustainable production.
Here below a fabric from Fall/Winter 2013-14 collection titled "We are Woods.