designed and made in austin, texas.
ABOUT THE BRAND:
a native of austin, texas, miranda bennett’s pursuit of fashion took her to new york city, and the parsons school of design. upon graduation, she launched her first collection. twelve years later, she relocated back to austin to create a mission oriented clothing line that strives to marry aesthetically compelling apparel with meaningful production practices focused around circularity and environmental stewardship.
miranda bennett studio is a collection of modern, plant-dyed apparel made in austin, texas. they cut, process, dye, and ship their garments from their atx studio. all production is done exclusively with open arms, an austin based sustainable apparel manufacturer empowering refugees through fair-wage employment.
miranda bennett's design ethos is based on thoughtful simplicity. coveted for a combination of versatility, style, luminous color and ease, her apparel is celebrated for making the woman inside the focal point. each collection is designed to mix and match seamlessly with previously released styles and limited edition color ways, creating elevated building blocks for everyday wear.
the dyes used in all mbs apparel are created with plant-derived materials, including extracts of various wood varieties, pomegranate rind and natural indigo. they are currently transitioning to a sourcing initiative to utilize zero waste dye-stuff. their complete zero waste initiative is a collection of actions that accomplish the mission of diverting every scrap of textile remnants from landfills.
WHY WE LIKE IT:
we're always eyes and ears open to folks in the southeast making a major impact through slow fashion. when we stumbled upon miranda bennett studio, there was no question their brand would make a great compliment to our other designers.
one of the best things about mbs is that they are *truly* inclusive. they make clothing for all bodies, for all ages, for all lifestyles; and they talk about why, which we love. miranda bennett is a student of her footprint and process, and her brand reflects the change that happens when we gain knowledge.
for lounging and living luxuriously, miranda bennett studio is a great start.