Doc Cotton x Upcycle You x Age UK
We are so pleased to introduce the Upcycle You and Age UK collaboration 💚
UpCycle You is a creative collective of older people aged 50+ in Southwark. It aims to tackle loneliness and isolation through the arts, as well as empowering and inspiring older people to make things and learn from one another.
UpCycle You was initiated by the Yalding Healthy Living and Learning Centre, which is part of Age UK Lewisham & Southwark, a charity that works with local older people to ensure that they love later life.
Their first Doc Cotton collection showcases ageless designs and a campaign that challenges expectations and preconceptions of older people and fashion and celebrates older peoples creativity.
The pieces were designed over a series of workshops led by visual artist and watercolour specialist Nicky Pasterfield. The paintings the group created were then digitised by Naomi at Sundays. Some of the collective then modelled the pieces and don’t they look amazing?
All proceeds from each item sold will go back into supporting creative opportunities for older people in Southwark through Age UK
Available on the Marketplace https://bit.ly/32DcaEa