the Squirrelz

thesquirrelz.com
Program
Blackbox Connect #16 (Summer, August 15-26)
Country
China

the Squirrelz is a mobile application that reduces waste in the global fashion and design industries. With the help of a supporting network of groups across social networks, the Squirrelz allows designers to give away their overstock, trimmings, offcuts, etc., to people who are able to use them. 

Founders

Bunny Yan

Fashion Institute of Technology (New York) graduate who's been working in the marketing and design industry for over 15 years. She's designed clothes for international & celebrity brands and has done design and marketing work for major institutions. Based in China, the home of mass-production, she is acutely aware of the waste problems surrounding fashion and design and is on a mission to turn these industries into models of sustainability.