Amber Coppings' Profile
In 2004, I started making Xmittens to keep warm in my cold studio. I had just graduated from college, survived a terrible car accident and learned how to walk again. I was totally unsure of what to do next, so I concentrated on learning new skills in the realm that has always excited me most: textiles.
I’ve always believed that there needs to be an alternative to today’s “Fast Fashion” apparel industry. As I explored my textile passions, I realized that I could create an alternative textile and apparel business that emphasizes eco-accountability, thoughtful design and material sourcing, creates well-fitting and durable items, and considers the body an exhibition space for functional art-to-wear.
Amber Coppings Designs is the creative alternative to mass market fashion I have always…
- Joined March 8, 2008