Fashion News Flash: Justine Tabak is a forever Made in Britain, slow fashion designer to treasure and
A graduate of the Royal College of Art, with fashion in her veins, (her grandfather was a tailor in London’s East End); Justine Tabak designs heart-stoppingly pretty, made in Britain, forever dresses and separates for the woman who wants to feel like the heroine in her own story.
And what a heroine. Imagine a sigh making, flower power, festival maxi dress transformed in a tumbling, verdant rose briar, fashioned from
And with linen the sustainable choice for the conscious fashion lover, you will delight in Justine Tabak’s dreamy, tiered petticoat dresses in paintbox hues of fire red, sunflower yellow or navy blue sustainable linen.
In a world where fast fashion is still being ruthlessly encouraged, we love that Justine Tabak designs timeless, beautiful, slow fashion lovingly made to last and outlive any passing fashion trends or fads. Justine upcycles fashion deadstock which would have been burnt in the past. This means she using waste fabric rather than new fabric.
She also works with linen, from flax, one of nature’s great gifts to fashion. Flax crops nourish the soil, and it thrives purely on rainwater, not irrigation. Linen has a lustrous, elegant handle, it’s a very durable fabric and flax has a low environmental footprint, as the only water used to grow the crop is rainwater.
To learn more about Justine Tabak and her slow fashion collections, visit her website – Justine Tabak Fashion
Love our sustainable fashion journalism? Read our editor’s long-form feature on the Fashioned from Nature Exhibition at the V&A Museum and watch her documentary style fashion interview with curator Edwina Ehrman – Fashioned from Nature Interview