Our Story

2008

Founder, Hoyan Ip graduates in a Bachelors degree in fashion design and freelances as a designer.

2010

Studies Masters in Fashion in London

2011

She gets frustrated at how unsustainable the creative industry can be!

2012

2012

Always wants to create something new! Hunts for new and unusual materials to use in her projects. Finds orange peel fascinating as a material and makes a statement body piece for her project.

2012

2012

A button made from food waste is born! She continues to create all kinds of fashion trimmings from fruit and vegetable cut-offs naming this collection: Bio-Trimmings!

2012

2012

Showcases first preview of Bio-Trimmings at the London Fashion Scout exhibition.

2013

2013

Continues to research the facts regarding food waste and works closely with a couple of food scientists to develop the product further.

2016

Bio-Trimmings is founded!