Redress Design Award

Judges

Judges

The Redress Design Award judges represent the crème de la crème of sustainable industry expertise. Drawing from the worlds of retail, design, manufacturing and communications, the judges will look for qualities of creativity, originality, sustainability and market viability in the competition applications.

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International judging panel

Orsola de Castro

Fashion Designer, Co-founder of Estethica & Co-founder of Fashion Revolution

Orsola de Castro is a fashion designer and campaigner. In 2013, she co-founded Fashion Revolution, a global coalition of academics, designers, organisations and key opinion formers who are demanding increased transparency across the fashion value chain. Previously, Orsola founded the luxury up-cycling label ‘From Somewhere’ and has created up-cycled collections for niche and mass markets, including Speedo, Tesco and Topshop. In 2006 Orsola co-founded Estethica, an international platform to showcase sustainable brands at London Fashion Week. Orsola is a regular speaker at many universities and gives keynote speeches at various fashion summits around the world.

Ruth Farrell

Global Marketing Director, Textiles, Eastman

Ruth is a marketing and branding expert in both the textile and food industry with extensive experience developing and introducing pioneering products in new markets. At Eastman Ruth is focused on Specialty fibers and leads the marketing strategy for the Naia™ cellulosic yarn portfolio. Based in Switzerland, Ruth’s passion lies in sustainability and she believes that through collaboration, the world of fashion can deliver exciting design choices whilst improving environmental footprints. Prior to Eastman, Ruth held a number of senior marketing positions at DuPont de Nemours. She holds an engineering degree from University College Dublin and a Masters in Business Administration from Michael Smurfit School of Business, Dublin.

CLARE PRESS

Podcaster, and Sustainability Editor-at-Large at Vogue Australia

Clare Press is one of Australia’s most respected fashion journalists and a leading voice in ethical fashion. In 2018 she became Australian Vogue’s first ever sustainability editor. She previously held the position of fashion editor at Marie Claire and has written widely for titles including Harper’s Bazaar, the Sydney Morning Herald and Fashionista. Clare is the author of Rise and Resist: How to Change the World and Wardrobe Crisis: How We Went from Sunday Best to Fast Fashion. She also presents the Wardrobe Crisis podcast where she interviews designers, creatives and change-makers about ethical and sustainable fashion.

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Regional Judging Panel - Region 1

Ruth Farrell

Global Marketing Director, Textiles, Eastman

Ruth is a marketing and branding expert in both the textile and food industry with extensive experience developing and introducing pioneering products in new markets. At Eastman Ruth is focused on Specialty fibers and leads the marketing strategy for the Naia™ cellulosic yarn portfolio. Based in Switzerland, Ruth’s passion lies in sustainability and she believes that through collaboration, the world of fashion can deliver exciting design choices whilst improving environmental footprints. Prior to Eastman, Ruth held a number of senior marketing positions at DuPont de Nemours. She holds an engineering degree from University College Dublin and a Masters in Business Administration from Michael Smurfit School of Business, Dublin.

Queennie Yang

Editor (Asia), Vogue International

Queennie Yang is Editor (Asia) at Vogue International and supports the digital editorial content of Vogue editions across the Asia market, including China, Taiwan and Japan. Prior to joining Vogue, Queennie was one of the founding members and subsequent Managing Editor of BoF China. She also contributes to many other top-tier publications including VOGUE, NUMERO, GQ, ELLE and Modern Weekly as a columnist and fashion critic. Queennie is sought after by many global luxury brands and retailers as an expert fashion consultant.

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Regional Judging Panel - Region 2

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Marieke Eyskoot

Author, Consultant & Co-founder of MINT

Marieke Eyskoot is an author, consultant and sustainable fashion and lifestyle expert, who has been involved in developing a better garment industry for over 15 years. Marieke wrote ‘THIS IS A GOOD GUIDE – for a sustainable lifestyle’, is Co-Founder of fair fashion tradeshow MINT, and is known for bringing several leading international sustainable brands to Benelux. She worked as part of the Clean Clothes Campaign, to promote better working conditions in the global garment industry. Chosen in newspaper Trouw’s Sustainable People Top 100 and trade journal Textilia’s Fashion Powerlist Top 100, Marieke is consistently highlighted as a leader in sustainable fashion and lifestyle by magazines such as Glamour, Harper's Bazaar and Marie Claire.

Ruth Farrell

Global Marketing Director, Textiles, Eastman

Ruth is a marketing and branding expert in both the textile and food industry with extensive experience developing and introducing pioneering products in new markets. At Eastman Ruth is focused on Specialty fibers and leads the marketing strategy for the Naia™ cellulosic yarn portfolio. Based in Switzerland, Ruth’s passion lies in sustainability and she believes that through collaboration, the world of fashion can deliver exciting design choices whilst improving environmental footprints. Prior to Eastman, Ruth held a number of senior marketing positions at DuPont de Nemours. She holds an engineering degree from University College Dublin and a Masters in Business Administration from Michael Smurfit School of Business, Dublin.

Tara St James

Founder of Study NY, Production Coordinator and Research Fellow of Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator

Tara St James launched Study NY in 2009 with 15+ years experience designing high street fashion in Canada and the US. Study NY produces in NYC using ethical fabrics and production methods. Shortly after founding Study NY, Tara focused on educating the next generation of designers on the importance of sustainability in design. She has extensive lecturing experience, including teaching sustainable textiles at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Study NY has been awarded the Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation prize and Runner-up prize in the CFDA / Lexus Sustainable Fashion Challenge. Currently Tara is working as Production Coordinator and Research Fellow in the Sustainable Strategies Lab for Pratt’s Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator.

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