de zeen –  Van Herpen used a variety of different materials when designing the collection, which consisted entirely of dresses.For the sixth look on the catwalk, the Holobiont dress, Van Herpen used Parley for the Oceans’ trademarked Ocean Plastic fabric.The material is made from upcycled marine waste, sourced from the estimated eight million tons of plastic waste that end up in our oceans every year. Parley for the Oceans collects plastic debris from shores and oceans, which is shredded and reworked into yarn. – read more