BODE is frankly sensational. Based in New York, the brand offers one-of-a-kind pieces, handcrafted from rigorously sourced antique fabrics. Using everything from Victorian quilts to vintage grain sacks and table linens, BODE turns relics from the past into mind-blowingly desirable contemporary clothing. Familiar workwear shapes are transformed into floral medleys; successfully balancing wearable masculinity with the crafty aesthetics of Little Women. There’s nothing else like it.
First and foremost designer Emily BODE considers the purpose of her work to be about rescuing forgotten textiles. While these fabrics are then ultimately repurposed into new forms, it is the idea of bringing new life and love to these special pieces of the past that is at the core of BODE. Stylistically the brand might not be for the faint of heart. But for those looking for truly unique, only-one-in-existence pieces, BODE is your new favourite brand.