(17 Dec 2021)
 
Fifteen Singapore-based retail brands will be
among the first in the world to sell a wide range of unique
products made from upcycled aircraft parts and materials,
which have been sourced from retired Singapore Airlines
passenger aircraft.

Fashion label Tocco Toscano began sales of
pouches, wallets, and wristlet clutches made from life vests on
8 December 2021, via its own online and physical outlets, as
well as on KrisShop.com.

From today, Supermama
began workshops at their flagship store at the National Museum
of Singapore for customers to customise their own tableware,
using Singapore Airlines and aviation-inspired decals designed by Supermama. Sale of their upcycled retail collection of
tableware will commence in January 2022.

Tocco Toscano Bifold Wallet made from upcycled SIA materials

They will be joined by
ANS.EIN, ipse ipsa ipsum and Photo Phactory in January 2022.

Other brands including Beyond The Vines, Blithe & Merry, Bynd
Artisan, Charles & Keith, Commune, [in]trigue, Protesta,
Reckless Ericka, Roger&Sons, and Ying The Label will
progressively launch their products lines in the months to come.

SIA’s customers and aviation enthusiasts can look forward to a
wide range of unique products made of upcycled aircraft
materials. These include furniture made from Business Class
seats, cabin windows, and overhead compartments, as well as
fashion apparel and accessories made from life vests, linen
sourced from aircraft cushion covers, bedsheets, blankets, and
tableware redesigned from decommissioned service ware.

This collaboration between
the retail brands and the airline is supported by the Singapore
Tourism Board, and discussions are ongoing with more Singapore-based and
international brands, which are keen to work with SIA on The Upcycling Project.

In the first quarter of 2022, the airline
will also launch a Designed by Singapore Airlines collection
that features an exclusive SIA range of unique upcycled products,
including a collection of aviation tags made from retired aircraft
fuselage, and bags made from life vests.

The
airline is also collaborating with four prominent Singapore-based
artists and sculptors, namely Baet Yeok Kuan, Kumari Nahappan,
Sun Yu-Li, and Yeo Chee Kiong, to create unique retail art
pieces from aircraft parts and materials such as aircraft
slats, brackets, and fuselage.


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