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Environmental psychologist creates ready-to-wear “jump” fashion from hemp
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Interview with Haptic path' designer Nina Skibnevsky for Sheeba Magazine: Wearing Hemp is a Pleasure
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To begin, can you tell us about your journey into the industry fashion? How did the idea and concept of Haptic Path come to fruition? It looks like I was born with a needle in hands – my grandmother taught me to sew on the Zinger machine, which belonged to her grandmother. I grew up in Moscow, Russia. All my live I was in love with fabrics, textures, colours and… people. That’s why I got my degree in Social Psychology. For some time I forgot about my childhood dream of becoming a Designer. In 2012 my daughter and I moved...
Haptic path: hemp fabric takes sustainable clothing to the next level
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Nina Skibnevsky remembers the first time she laid her hands on a piece of clothing made of hemp fiber. “When I touched this fabric I knew it was something new and special, and I definitely wanted to work with the material,” she recalls. In 2016, that initial sensation became Haptic Path, a sustainable collection of modern and stylish women and menswear designed by Skibnevsky at her home in Israel. With hemp as the main fabric in her designs, Skibnevsky has created a lifestyle and business that couples her personal and professional values: “Everything was a puzzle that came together: my...