Vassilisa - London, UK, Italy & Benelux
VASSILISA is a socially conscious luxury brand of scarves. Designed in London, using the highest eco non-toxicity ecological graded natural fabrics, avoiding waste during manufacturing and with longstanding tradition of craftsmanship in Italy and Benelux.
VASSILISA was created out of deep love for design, drawing inspiration from art, mythology and nature. Founded by Nadja Solovieva, who graduated from the renowned St.Martins school of Art and Design and trained in Alexander MqQueen and Westwood design studios before launching her niche line in 2007. Nadja received training at the Centre for Sustainable Fashion.
VASSILISA focus on sustainability and ecology in their design, manufacturing and operations. Being small allows Nadja to monitor these aspects in depth. In their artwork VASSILISA reflect on aspects such as endangered animals, power of spirit and peace. Their designs are authentically developed in studio.
VASSILISA avoid waste and excessive shipping. Most manufacturers burn a lot of side cuts, VASSILISA challenged their manufacturer, a prestigious mill, to look at ways to reuse the side cuts - they were the first customer to bring this to their attention.
VASSILISA scarves are SERI certified, meaning highest eco non-toxicity, they use top ecological graded natural fabrics. Working with cotton is not enough, many chemicals are required and used in the manufacturing process. VASSILISA use only the highest quality fabrics, sustainably made in Italy.
VASSILISA is a unique collectible piece.