WHY I DO WHAT I DO:
DIRA ADAMS is a knitwear-focused, ready-to-wear collection rooted in handicraft & sustainable living. MY purpose is TO create beautiful pieces, in harmony with our environment, while also empowering underserved communities in New York City.
I FUSE sustainable technology & traditional design practices TO CREATE modern SILHOUETTES WITH UNIQUE HAND-CRAFTED DETAILS. iT IS MY AIM TO partner with local organizations to train women & MEN in knitting & sewing, WHILE providING them with a source of income.
I ALSO SHARE MY LOVE OF CRAFT WITH THE WORLD BY HOSTING WORKSHOPS & OFFERING DIY FASHION KITS FOR THE EMPOWERED CREATIVE WHO WANTS TO MAKE HER OWN CLOTHING.