By  on July 24, 2019

Barcelona-based contemporary luxury designer, Sonia Carrasco, is a fashion critic. And the award-winning designer is channeling her disdain for the trade toward helping correct it, by creating sustainable apparel that combats environmental impacts from the fashion industry, according to her eponymously named brand Sonia Carrasco.

Carrasco’s inaugural collection, “33.394759-124.969482,” a line of elegant, flowing and minimalist pieces that scream chic, debuted on the catwalk for the first time at 080 Barcelona Fashion Week. The numerically named unisex collection actually refers to the coordinates of “plastic island” in the Pacific Ocean — also known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch that lies halfway between Hawaii and California — that is home to millions of tons of plastic waste. The brand explained that each collection moving forward will be named after coordinates of different natural disasters to continually bring attention to the industry’s ongoing environmental issues.

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