ISOSOFT®, a multi-layer insulation fabric used in BEDI Studios' outerwear, is created in Belgium and provides warmth without feeling too bulky. It performs exceptionally well under extreme weather conditions, keeping you warm up to -30°C. Lightweight and waterproof, it is the ideal material for the brand's sustainable outerwear.
repurpose the past | rethink the present | reshape the future
Experience the intersection of art and sustainability with Bedi Studios, the brainchild of visionary Inder Bedi. Established in 2019, Bedi Studios is a luxury brand that blends Scandinavian and Japanese minimalist aesthetics with Dieter Rams' 10 Principles of Design. With a focus on discarded materials from land and oceans, Bedi Studios' slow collection of precise and utilitarian designs is meticulously crafted by skilled artisans in Canada, offering one of the most advanced sustainable offerings in the world. Discover the beauty of reconditioned, handmade pieces that will never end up in a landfill.
Researching locally discarded and upcycled materials to potentially launch a sustainable brand after a 4 year break since leaving Inder's brand Matt & Nat.
Building The Foundations
Setting out mandates for a sustainable lifestyle brand: handmade in Canada, design around discarded and upcycled materials, guarantee all pieces for life, and create a Second Life Program.
Brand Launch & ECONYL Partnership
Approval by ECONYL of Italy for production; Launch of outerwear, bags, and knit collections under the name 457 ANEW; Launch of online store and a pop-up store in Montreal.
Launch at ALLTRUEIST
Partnership launched with ALLTRUEIST; Expansion of styles and colors in outerwear, bags, and knit categories.
Inder Bedi named as a Climate Champion by the UN through its COP 26 Initiative alongside David Suzuki
Rebranding & Flagship Store
Name officially changed to BEDI Studios; Favorable rating from Good on You; Launch of permanent flagship space in Mile End.
IMPACT - REPURPOSING WASTE
BEDI Studios tackles the issue of landfill waste by repurposing discarded materials into something new and useful. Automotive scrap yards are a great source of materials that are still in perfect condition.
The brand's innovative solution is to upcycle seatbelts due to their incredible durability, minimizing waste and contributing to a more sustainable future.
- CLEANING THE OCEANS
- YOUTH IN NEED
CERTICATES & AWARDS
BUILDING LOCAL TALENT
BEDI Studios places an unwavering focus on exquisite craftsmanship to create timeless and utilitarian designs with an inherent beauty in details. Their commitment to quality is reflected in their exclusively Canadian-made products, created by skilled craftspeople locally in Montreal who are provided with favorable working conditions and above-average pay.
As a slow fashion brand, BEDI Studios produces in small batches, ensuring every piece is meticulously crafted with love. Working locally with skilled artists, the brand provides customers with a lifetime guarantee on everything they create, reflecting their ethos of sustainability and responsibility.
BEDI Studios uses ECONYL®, an Italian twill fabric made from discarded fishnets and carpet fiber waste, as the outer shell of their outerwear and bags. It is as durable as its more polluting counterpart, repurposing waste into an innovative and sustainable fabric.
BEDI studios upcycles seatbelts from the Canadian automotive and aviation industries for bags and accents in clothing, providing sturdy and comfortable support to their products while repurposing materials that would otherwise end up in landfills.
BEDI Studios' 100% cotton is farmed in North Carolina and milled in Canada to create heavyweight and durable knits. This material is an essential component of the brand's sustainable mission to use locally sourced materials.
The Heavy-duty VISLON zippers by YKK, a Japanese brand, are used for BEDI Studios' outerwear and bags. The zippers are assembled locally in Canada for a sensibility to its design and an emphasis on durability.
FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR
A detail-oriented creative with 20 years of experience in sustainable fashion. With a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and a minor in Corporate Law from Concordia University, he brings his extensive knowledge and expertise to BEDI Studios, focusing on creating a brand that prioritizes sustainability and preserving our planet for future generations.