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Orsola de Castro

Fashion designer and co-founder of Fashion Revolution

Orsola de Castro is a fashion designer and co-founder of Fashion Revolution.
Orsola de Castro 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 100 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.
How Do I Sew Thee? Let Me Count The

How Do I Sew Thee? Let Me Count The Ways

<img alt="sustainable fashion.jpg" src="http://i.huffpost.com/gen/4652836/original.jpg" width="300" height="35" /> There is a kind of poetry in taking the unwanted and giving it another life - as a design process it has its own aesthetic signature, its own set of values, its unique method. It may not be for everyone, but those who love it can become passionately addicted.
21/09/2016 17:12 BST
The Triumph Of The Ugly

The Triumph Of The Ugly Tomato

<img alt="sustainable fashion.jpg" src="http://i.huffpost.com/gen/4652836/original.jpg" width="300" height="35" /> If chemicals in food are a concern, chemicals in clothes should also be, and just as we have started to question the origin of what we eat, we need to apply those same health self-care principles to the clothes we wear, as the skin absorbs almost as much as the stomach does.
12/09/2016 17:03 BST
The Clothes

The Clothes Keeper

It's quite simple really: fast fashion is like a one night stand. You go in for the quickie without thinking about it too much and the next morning you wake up and realise your bedfellow isn't that interesting, or his smell doesn't suit you.
18/04/2016 21:26 BST