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Capsule NY Preview: Modern Culture Meets the Natural World at Base Range

August 21, 2014 BY WE ARE THE MARKET

Back in the 90s, fashion icons anchored their look with a good foundation piece—bodysuits, bra tops and leggings were the core of any girl’s wardrobe.

For SS15, Base Range is looking back to that time with a fresh offering of high quality modern basics and activewear made from organic fabrics and natural fibers such as organic cotton, recycled cotton or wool, natural silk or linen and bamboo.

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Shiny silk is a key fabric this season. A palette of nude color basics anchor the collection, and silhouettes range from the oversized (overalls) to the tiny (racer neck bra tops).

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The folks behind the label are committed to supporting a strong belief that sustainable products should not be a luxury. This philosophy has led to the brand working exclusively with small family-based factories, and analyzing elements of the manufacturing process in order to minimize impact on the environment. A big part of Base Range’s product group is raw or ecru (off white), meaning that there has been no dying or chemical bleaching processes on these products.

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See the collection, which is based in Denmark and France at Capsule NY.