Welcome to our world of handmade & slow-made fashion, where creativity and craftsmanship come together to create the perfect blend of style and elegance. Introducing our must-have Fall/Winter collection, where you can discover the finest selection of handcrafted pieces that will elevate your wardrobe to new heights. At Orient 499, we believe in the beauty of individuality, and that is why each piece in our collection is meticulously handcrafted by skilled artisans who pour their heart and soul into every stitch. From luxurious knits to statement accessories, every item is crafted with utmost care and attention to detail, ensuring that you not only look stunning but feel confident and comfortable as well. Inspired by our love for exclusive Levantine garments and our timeless classics, our Fall/Winter collection offers a range of styles to suit every taste and occasion. Whether you're attending a glamorous soiree or simply looking for everyday essentials with a touch of artisanal feel, our handmade fashion pieces are designed to make you stand out from the crowd. Indulge in the artistry of handmade fashion and elevate your style with our must-have Fall/Winter collection. Experience the joy of owning a unique piece that reflects your personality and celebrates the beauty of craftsmanship. Shop now and step into a world of timeless elegance and unique style.
The appeal of handmade fashion
Handmade fashion holds a unique charm that mass-produced garments simply cannot replicate. There is a certain allure to owning a piece of clothing that has been meticulously crafted by skilled artisans in limited numbers. The attention to detail, the quality of materials, and the passion infused into each stitch make Orient 499 truly special. When you wear a handmade garment, you are not only expressing your personal style but also supporting the artistry and craftsmanship of talented individuals.
Artisanal fashion also allows for a greater level of customization and individuality. Each piece is unique, reflecting the personality and style of its creator. This means that when you wear a handmade garment, you are wearing something truly one-of-a-kind. There is a sense of exclusivity and pride that comes with owning a piece that cannot be found anywhere else.
In a world where fast fashion dominates, handmade fashion offers a refreshing alternative. It embodies the values of slow fashion, emphasizing quality over quantity and sustainability over mass production. By investing in handmade fashion, you are not only investing in a beautiful piece of clothing but also supporting a more ethical and environmentally conscious industry.
Trends in fall/winter handmade fashion
As the seasons change, so do the trends in handmade fashion. Fall and winter bring a whole new range of styles and materials to play with, allowing for unique and cozy looks that are perfect for the colder months. This season, we are seeing a resurgence of classic silhouettes with modern twists, as well as a focus on luxurious and sustainable materials.
One of the key trends in our fall/winter collection is the use of rich and earthy tones. Deep burgundies, warm browns, and forest greens dominate the color palette, creating a sense of warmth and coziness. These colors not only complement the season but also add depth and sophistication to any outfit.
We have also focused on creating pieces that are eternal and will never go out of fashion. Why? Because we believe that our fashion sense is unique and timeless, meaning it never goes out of style and that any piece you decide to own, will always be wearable, wether now or in 20 years.
Key pieces in our fall/winter collection
Our Fall/Winter collection is a carefully curated selection of handmade fashion pieces that embody the essence of the season. From cozy and luxurious velvets to elegant silks and magnificent hand embroidery, each item has been designed and crafted with the utmost care and attention to detail. Here are some of the key pieces you can expect to find in our collection:
1. Luxurious Cashmere Abayas: Made from the legendary Loro Piana cashmere, our abayas are incredibly soft, warm and comfortable. They come in a variety of styles, from classics with hand embroidered silk threads and tassels to modern leather borders with leather tassels.
2. Timeless Wool Coats: A staple for every fall and winter wardrobe, our wool coats are the epitome of elegance. Crafted from high-quality wool, they are designed to provide both warmth and style. From tailored silhouettes to oversized wraps with embroidery, our coats are versatile pieces that can be dressed up or down for any occasion.
3. Beautiful Velvet Dresses: Complete your fall/winter look with our velvet dresses. From silk velvets in shimmering tones, to cotton velvet dresses, there is something for everyone this season. Each piece is lovingly handmade by skilled artisans, ensuring that you receive a unique piece that will last for years to come.
Materials used in our handmade fashion
At Orient 499, we believe in using only the finest materials in our handmade fashion pieces. We carefully source materials that not only look and feel luxurious but also align with our commitment to sustainability. Here are some of the materials you can expect to find in our Fall/Winter collection:
1. Cashmere: Known for its softness and warmth, cashmere is a luxurious material that adds a touch of luxury to any outfit. We source our cashmere from ethical suppliers who prioritize animal welfare and sustainability.
2. Wool: Wool is a timeless material that is perfect for fall and winter fashion. It is not only warm and cozy but also durable and long-lasting. We use high-quality wool from responsible sources to ensure that our garments are not only beautiful but also sustainable.
3. Silk Velvet and Cotton Velvet: These pieces are made with the finest French velvet, with the french savoir-faire.
4. Silk: We use the best silks in the world, sourced from Italy but also from India, we ensure our suppliers prioritize sustainability and equal pay for men and women in their ateliers.
How our handmade fashion supports sustainability
Sustainability is at the core of our brand philosophy. We believe in creating fashion that is not only beautiful but also ethical and environmentally conscious. Here's how our handmade fashion supports sustainability:
1. Ethical Production: Each piece in our collection is handcrafted by skilled artisans who are paid fair wages and work in safe and ethical conditions. We prioritize the well-being of our artisans and ensure that they are treated with respect and dignity.
2. Slow Fashion: We embrace the principles of slow fashion, which means that we focus on quality over quantity. Our garments are made to last, using high-quality materials and meticulous craftsmanship. By investing in our handmade fashion, you are investing in pieces that will stand the test of time, reducing the need for constant consumption.
3. Sustainable Materials: We carefully select materials that are sustainable and eco-friendly. From organic cotton to ethically sourced wool, we strive to minimize our environmental impact while still creating beautiful and luxurious fashion.
4. Limited Production: We believe in creating fashion that is exclusive and limited in quantity. By producing in small batches, we reduce the risk of overproduction and excess waste. Each piece in our collection is made with intention and care, ensuring that it is truly special and unique.
Conclusion: Embrace the uniqueness of handmade fashion
Handmade fashion offers a world of creativity, craftsmanship, and individuality. Our Fall/Winter collection celebrates the beauty of slow-made fashion, with each piece meticulously handcrafted to perfection. From luxurious cashmere sweaters to timeless wool coats, our collection offers a range of styles to suit every taste and occasion.
By embracing handmade fashion, you are not only owning a unique piece that reflects your personal style but also supporting the artistry and sustainability of the fashion industry. Each item in our collection has been crafted with utmost care and attention to detail, ensuring that you receive a garment of the highest quality.
Discover the joy of owning a piece of handmade fashion that will elevate your style and bring a touch of elegance to your wardrobe. Shop our must-have Fall/Winter collection now and experience the beauty of slow-made fashion.
Photography: Ely Dagher
Models: Aeisha Savage, Mohamad Chamssedine
Wardrobe: Mireille Abboud
Production: Yasmine Sarout
Props and video: Laura Menassa
Location: Degournay Showroom, Beirut