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Redress Awards: 2020 Virtual Event Spotlights The Radical & Circular Future Of Fashion

5 Mins Read Environmental charity pioneer Redress, the organisation kickstarting the sustainable fashion movement in Asia over a decade ago, presented the 2020 Redress Design Award Show last night. This year’s event represents Redress’ 10th anniversary cycle, and for the first time in its history, the Grand Final took place virtually to showcase the groundbreaking low-waste collections created […]

Refashioned: Upcycled Couture Service Allows You To Design Your Own Circular Fashion

3 Mins Read Hong Kong-based upcycled fashion brand The R Collective has just launched its first-ever “made-on-demand” collection. Called Refashioned, the collection is made from rescued waste fabrics and customers can select their size, style and materials for their tailored garment. By only making pieces that are in demand, this business model further reduces waste by limiting excess […]

Hong Kong’s Sustainable Fashion NGO Redress Gets Permanent Home

3 Mins Read Hong Kong-based Redress, a charity dedicated to fighting fashion waste, has just established its new headquarters in Sham Shui Po, the heart of the city’s historical textile manufacturing hub. The new space will feature a Retrospective Exhibition to celebrate pieces from previous cycles of the Redress Design Award, the organisation’s flagship program promoting sustainable fashion […]

Levi’s & The R Collective Creates 100% Traceable Denim Jeans With Eco Wardrobe Tips & Green Fashion Facts

4 Mins Read In collaboration with iconic denim jean brand Levi’s, The R Collective, a Hong Kong-based sustainable upcycled fashion brand, has created a fully traceable denim collection. Called The Denim Reimagined, the collection uses scannable garment labels to bring digital education to consumers on how to reduce their fashion footprint with practical tips, taking sustainable fashion beyond […]

#IWD2020: 7 Hong Kong Women Changing The Future Of Fashion

5 Mins Read International Women’s Day is internationally recognised on the 8th March every year, and represents a focal point for women’s rights and is a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Sustainable fashion is becoming a hot topic in recent months, with major brands and independent boutiques alike striving to appeal to […]

Wyatt & Jack Makes Upcycled Bags Out Of Old PVC Beach Toys & Bouncy Castles

3 Mins Read Founded in 2010, British upcycled accessory brand Wyatt & Jack creates sustainable bags using materials that aren’t commonly recyclable. These include everything from canvas fabrics in beach deckchairs, broken inflatables and the PVC and vinyl from broken bouncy castles. Rather than letting these materials go to waste, Wyatt & Jack are amongst a host of […]

Hong Kong’s Conscious Retailers Win Big At Inside Retail Top 50 Awards

3 Mins Read For the third year, Inside Retail Hong Kong has chosen the top 50 people leading retail innovation in the city and this year, there was a marked jump in the number of conscious companies chosen by Inside Retail’s panel of judges, with a host of sustainability-driven and plant-based pioneers making up almost half of the […]

2019 Redress Design Awards Highlights: The Future Of Fashion Is Sustainable

5 Mins Read Environmental charity pioneer Redress, who can be credited with launching the sustainable fashion movement in Asia over ten years ago, recently presented the 2019 Redress Design Award Show, the ninth edition of what has become the world’s largest sustainable fashion design competition. Green Queen got a front row seat to the Awards, held at Centerstage […]

Green Queen Heroes: Christina Dean of Redress

4 Mins Read Christina Dean has literally changed the fashion landscape in Hong Kong. In a city where fast fashion and consumerism run deep, she has proven that what’s old can be chic and what’s green can be trendy. She proved that clothes shopping is optional when she embarked on her one year challenge to only wear used […]