Christina Kim: Dosa
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Eco-chic fashion profile: Dosa’s Christina Kim

Christina Kim: Dosa
Los Angeles-based fashion designer Christina Kim says her imagination is spurred by the discipline of working with finite resources.

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Christina Kim: Dosa
A dress from designer Christina Kim. Christina Kim aims to create clothes that push people to “cherish more, consume less.”

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Christina Kim: Dosa
Inspiration for the 2009 Dosa collection by Los Angeles-based fashion designer Christina Kim is displayed throughout her downtown retail space.

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Christina: Kim Dosa
Christina Kim’s fair-labor practices and preference for long-lasting garments made of recycled scraps and natural dyes have placed her in demand not only as a designer but also as a thinker.

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Christina Kim Dosa
Christina Kim: Dosa
A curtain fashioned from recycled pieces of clothing cover several windows in the downtown Los Angeles retail space of Kim’s Dosa collection.

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Christina Kim: Dosa
A collection of handkerchiefs used in a jacket in the 2009 Dosa collection are on display in the retail space, a pile of invitations made from handkerchiefs sits in the foreground.

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Christina Kim: Dosa
Christina Kim: Dosa
Kim stands in front of a wall of pictures from her world travels on display in her downtown retail space.

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Christina Kim: Dosa
Kim believes that supporting artisans worldwide, and having regular contact with them in good times and bad, builds long-term, trusting relationships.

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