Redress Design Award

2019 Olivia Thorpe

Olivia Thorpe  

Redress Design Award 2019 Semi-FINALIST

Bio

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.

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REGION:
United Kingdom

DESIGN TECHNIQUES:
Up-cycling

COLLECTION:
Menswear