[Announcement] Refashioned Challenge contest winners

Did you just win some cool goodies from Bhu:sattva and Reinvention? You’re just one click away from finding out.



All month long, we ran the Refashioned Challenge and the response was great! From old motorcycle parts fashioned into quirky jewellery to topis made of blouse material and denims turned into stationery holders, the creativity of all the entries left us mighty impressed!

Here is the winner of the Refashioned Challenge and the three runners up. The winner receives from Bhu:sattva, a notebook with beautiful illustrations, pictures, and information on sustainable fashion and a 4GB pendrive.


The winner and the runners up will receive unique upcycled clutches or tote bags from Reinvention, made using cotton fabric bits left over from the material used in boutiques.

……..And the winner is


Preetha Krishnan for the painstaking, innovative, and super cool makeover she gave her old T-shirt.

The runners up are

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  1. Vindhya Sugan – For the thoughtful and immensely creative way she fashioned her dad a topi using  leftover blouse material.
  2. Debapriya Nag – The chic shrug she made out of her mother’s old sari is a great way to give those precious handloom pieces a new avatar.
  3. Seetha Gopalakrishnan – Have a beloved kurta you’ve outgrown but don’t have the heart to throw away? Turn it into a cool and colourful bag that you can carry wherever you go!


All the winners will be contacted by email soon.

We thank you all for taking part in the Refashioned Challenge!

This contest was brought to you in association with Bhu:sattva. View all the contest entries here.

Stay tuned for more exciting contests on the Forward Fashion series.


The Sustainable Fashion Hub is a series that examines shifts in the the global fashion industry to more sustainable and ethical practices and processes, with a special focus on India. It explores what goes into creating a just and sustainable fashion value chain – from the creation of garments and lifestyle accessories to making them available to consumers. All content on the hub is produced with 100% editorial independence by The Alternative. 

The Hub is supported by logo, India’s first certified organic designer apparel brand. With products that are directly sourced from organic cotton farmers at fair trade terms. Bhu:Sattva® uses natural colours, vegetable and herb dyes and goes further to work on reviving various forms of traditional weaving and handloom. Information on its products and processes can be found at http://www.bhusattva.com



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