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Responsible Design: Orsola de Castro Interview. Fashion Revolution & ITS Arcademy Advisory Board.

19 October 2021

 

Orsola de Castro, Founder and Global Creative Director of Fashion Revolution, is our first confirmed member for the ITS Arcademy Advisory Board. They will be our thinkers, our ambassadors, our antennas in the world.

In this interview she tells us about her career and about young designers and their approach to sustainability. Orsola is an internationally recognised opinion leader in sustainable fashion.

Her career started as a designer with the pioneering upcycling label From Somewhere, which she launched in 1997 until 2014. Her designer collaborations include collections for Jigsaw, Tesco, Speedo, and 4 best selling capsule collections for Topshop from 2012 to 2014. In 2006, she co-founded the British Fashion Council initiative Estethica at London Fashion Week, which she curated until 2014. In 2013, with Carry Somers, she founded Fashion Revolution, a global campaign with participation in over 90 countries around the world. Orsola is a regular key note speaker and mentor, Associate Lecturer at UAL, as well as Central Saint Martins Visiting Fellow. Her first book, Loved Clothes Last, was published by Penguin Life in early 2021.

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