22 | OCT | 2019

Airplane seats made fashion

Mexico City
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LUV Seat: Mexico is made of recycled leather from Southwest airplane seats

Southwest Airlines has found in Mexican designer Carla Fernández a fashion partner who shares their recycling efforts in a unique way.

Launched in November, LUV Seat: México is a fashion line of products made of recycled leather from Southwest airplane seats by indigenous artisans from seven communities throughout Mexico where the designer has forget solid relationships.

LUV Seat: México features a wide arrange of products, from shoes and bags to ponchos and key rings combining ancestral techniques and ancient traditions to bring new life to discarded materials from Southwest airlines.

In the collection, the designer worked with artisans who specialize in creating textile designs, crafts, and embroidery that preserve the rich cultural heritage of the country.
Carla Fernández is a Mexico City-based fashion label inspired by Mexico's geometrics and textile richness. As a brand, it has gained international acclaim for its approach to preserving the cultural heritage of Mexico’s indigenous communities.

The Brand has been featured in publications such as Elle, Vogue, and The New York Times Magazine among others.


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