Future From Waste Lab Open Studios
Past Event

Future From Waste Lab Open Studios

Presented by BETA By STH BNK


Thu 25 May 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Thu 25 May 12:45pm - 1:30pm
Thu 25 May 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Fri 26 May 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Fri 26 May 12:45pm - 1:30pm
Fri 26 May 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Sat 27 May 1:00pm - 6:00pm


Free, booking required


Future From Waste Lab, Ground Floor
158 City Road, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia


All gender bathroom Assistance animals welcome Seating available Wheelchair accessible

Enter The Future From Waste Lab, a disruptive, experimental fashion and retail space that turns textile waste into want through washing, dyeing, cutting, sewing and selling. Facilitated by BETA By STH BNK, and creative directed by KITX, the Lab works with iconic labels with a sustainable focus to create small runs of garments and accessories entirely from waste.

Here the future of fashion retail is imagined via a workshop centred around transparency, where visitors can witness the creation of limited edition garments in-sitchu from post- consumer textiles. View the entire process of regenerative fashion production, and speak with our team about the fashion waste lifecycle and how the Future From Waste Lab will help sow the seeds for a seismic shirt in thinking and diverging from the traditional linear narrative of ‘buy, wear, dispose of’ into a fashion future that is sustainable, circular, and transparent.

Visitors will experience a retail shop prototype from the future. Retail environments of the future might aim to cultivate a deeper understanding of the true value of clothing and bring pre-owned, repurposed and re-sold clothing into the mainstream luxury fashion vernaculars.



BETA By STH BNK is a revolutionary testing area exploring the future of retail through a series of events and residencies across fashion, learning, food, art and technology. These unique and innovative events are design to give Melburnians a feel for what can be expected as part of Beulah’s transformative and visionary mini-metropolis, STH BNK By Beulah.

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