RekindleClothing

Wearable Art to spread Compassion By Artist Lisa Skelly

Brighton, England | 403 Sales

RekindleClothing

Wearable Art to spread Compassion By Artist Lisa Skelly

Brighton, England 403 Sales On Etsy since 2017

5 out of 5 stars (80)

Announcement   Thank you for visiting Rekindle Clothing! You can find me on Instagram www.instagram.com/rekindleclothing
🌱20% OFF SELECTED JACKET THROUGHOUT APRIL🌱
💜 I make pieces to raise money for charities. Look for the purple heart in the description. I will donate a percentage of or 100% of the proceeds of those items to charity.

I take custom orders! If you would like a painted/ embellished jacket made for you, a shirt painted for you or a patch made for you, please contact me and we can chat through your ideas

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Last updated on 06 Apr, 2019

Thank you for visiting Rekindle Clothing! You can find me on Instagram www.instagram.com/rekindleclothing
🌱20% OFF SELECTED JACKET THROUGHOUT APRIL🌱
💜 I make pieces to raise money for charities. Look for the purple heart in the description. I will donate a percentage of or 100% of the proceeds of those items to charity.

I take custom orders! If you would like a painted/ embellished jacket made for you, a shirt painted for you or a patch made for you, please contact me and we can chat through your ideas

Lisa Skelly

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About

The Inspiration

Hi i'm Lisa Skelly.

I am a passionate animal rights advocate and environmentalist. I opened Rekindle Clothing as a way to use my love of art to raise awareness and spread compassion.

Rekindle Clothing began in June 2017. I had been a vegan for two years at the time and the issues I had researched and discovered had shocked and appalled me to the point where I felt desperate to do something and bring about positive change. The idea behind Rekindle Clothing was to combine my love of buying second hand, with my passion for animal rights and the environment and tie it all together with my creativity!

I began painting and embellishing pre loved denim jackets and have gradually added new pieces and explored new ideas! I now have organic, fair trade tote bags with my designs on, I have hand painted activist patches and denim shirts.

I regularly create pieces for charities, sanctuaries and vegan groups. Sometimes I donate pieces to charity auctions, sometimes I sell pieces in my shop and donate all of the profits from the sale. I'm so pleased to have raised money for some incredible organisations such as, Viva!, Animal Aid, Save The Elephants, World Animal Protection, Surfers Against Sewage, Brighton Vegan Activists, Surf and Turf Sanctuary and Hugletts Wood Sanctuary.

I hope to continue spreading compassion and encouraging people to view our planet and all of the animals we share our planet with in a better light. Animals are not here for us to exploit. They live with us on this incredible planet. Our home. We have not only exploited the animals that live here with us for our own gain, but we have exploited our own planet too- polluting our oceans with plastic and tearing down our forests among many other things that threaten the very place we all live.

Thank you so much for browsing through my art work, taking an interest in the issues I am raising and, maybe even, ordering something from me to help educate people wherever you are in the world. I'm so grateful .

Thank you for reading

Lisa

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  • Lisa Skelly

    Owner

    Hi, I'm Lisa Skelly. I'm a passionate animal rights advocate and environmentalist. I opened Rekindle Clothing as a way to use my love of art to raise awareness and spread compassion. To stay up to date, follow me on instagram: @rekindleclothing

Production partners

  • A.M Custom Clothing

    United Kingdom

    A.M. Custom Clothing was founded with the mission to make a difference to the lives of those who make the clothing products that are worn every day, for workwear, uniform, events, promotions and retail.

  • alocalprinter

    United Kingdom

    Printing Company

  • Bidbi

    United Kingdom

    BIDBI are an eco friendly printing company. They print on a variety of organic and fair-trade, sustainably sourced cotton products.

  • The Clever Baggers

    United Kingdom

    The Clever Baggers Ltd is a specialist textile printing Company based in the Welsh Borders in the UK

Shop policies

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Last updated on 19 Feb, 2019
Frequently asked questions
Do you accept custom orders?

Yes! I can create custom made jackets, shirts, wall art and patches. Please contact me to discuss your ideas. I do ask for some creative freedom with the custom pieces. Please note that all of my artwork is inspired by animal rights and the environment and I will only do custom orders that fit in line with my morals.

Can I send you my own jacket to paint?

Yes absolutely! I only ask that you do not buy a brand new jacket to send me. I accept jackets you already own or jackets you bought second hand.

Can the jackets, shirts and patches be washed?

If you order a piece that is entirely painted (with no embellishments), you can hand wash, inside out or machine wash at 30 degrees. I would recommend a hand wash and avoid over washing. The quality of the painting may fade with multiple washes. If you order an embellished piece, with fabric, thread, sequins etc, this is hand wash or spot clean only. I send clear care instructions with each order.

Are the jackets and shirts all second hand?

Yes. I only buy jackets from charity shops in order to avoid contributing to environmental and ethical issues within the clothing industry.
Due to items being second hand and up-cycled, PLEASE NOTE THEY AY NOT BE IN A BRAND NEW CONDITION. They may have a little wear and tear, they may have a small stain. I do my best to avoid this, but do not expect a brand new item of clothing.

How long do custom orders take to make?

Most custom jackets or shirts take around 10 days to 2 weeks to complete. Custom patches take up to 1 week.
PLEASE NOTE that these timings are subject to the season and the amount of orders I have. In busy periods, it may take longer.

What paint do you use?

I use Marabu Textil Plus and Pebeo Setacolor. Both are waterbased, non toxic and vegan friendly.

Do you donate to charity?

Yes. I often make pieces for charity auctions or donate pieces to raffles. I always have at least one charity item in my shop, meaning an item in which all profits go to a charity. I have raised money for various animal rights charities through my art work.

Gift wrapping and packaging

I use minimal packaging. I use acid free tissue paper to wrap my items. I send my items in either card backed, recycled brown envelopes or brown paper mailing bags. I NEVER use plastic packaging such as bubble wrap.

How do you ship your items?

All of my orders of £100 or more are shipped 'tracked 24' in the UK and tracked and signed for, internationally.
International orders under £50 are shipped international standard, unless specified.
All other UK orders are shipped first class.

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