Redress Design Award 2019 Semi-FINALIST
Olivia Thorpe is a semi-finalist of the Redress Design Award 2019 and is currently studying for a BA in Fashion Design & Technology - Menswear at Manchester Fashion Institute in UK.
“As a designer starting out in the industry, I am motivated to see that the fashion industry is becoming more sustainable. However, I see a gap in sustainable streetwear and want to be a part of creating innovative and positive change here”. - Olivia Thorpe
redress Design Award Collection
For her Redress Design Award collection ‘Public Transport’, Olivia draws inspiration from the colourful interiors of trains. Up-cycling stockpiled surplus fabrics sourced from a mill responsible for the production of train seating, Olivia explores cross-industry opportunities for textile waste through her bold menswear collection.