A collaboration with Melbourne based independent fashion label Chorus. Saigon Shirt explored the scalability of digital design for upcycling within an industrial manufacturing context. The project took advantage of the opportunity for bespoke production present in SMEs and artisan groups in Ho Chí Minh City (HCMC) Vietnam. 

the final shirt. the limited run sold out.

"Ao Sida" second hand clothing stall at a local market in Ho Chi Minh City

Stitching out the first sample on upcycled polyester cotton

Downloading one of the 11,000+ stitch files at a local embroidery factory

Stitching multiple panels out

Cutwork completed by hand

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