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Wasted Fashion: 1/3 Of All Clothing In Hong Kong Wardrobes Never Worn

3 Mins Read A new study commissioned by Hong Kong-based environmental nonprofit Redress has revealed that a third of clothing in Hongkongers’ wardrobes are never or rarely worn. The research also found that two in five consumers in the city keep their clothes for one year or even less, highlighting the severity of the throwaway culture in Hong […]

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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]

Second Hand Fashion Is Taking Over The World, From Thrift To Preloved Luxury

4 Mins Read Global charity Oxfam has recently launched their #SecondHandSeptember campaign, calling on people to join the pledge to say no to new clothing for 30 days. Having been reusing and reselling clothes since 1948, the NGO has declared that secondhand is the answer to sustainable fashion, helping to sound the alarm on the environmental impact of […]

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 […]

INTERVIEW: We Talk To The Team Behind Trashion, A Student-Run Charity Fashion Show Featuring Clothes Made From Trash

4 Mins Read Meet the inspiring team behind Trashion, Hong Kong’s only student-run charity fashion show featuring clothing designed by students from waste in order to raise awareness about recycling and upcycling. We chat to them about their mission, this year’s ocean theme, what people can do to fight against plastic and whether Hong Kong can become a […]

25 Green Queens Fighting For A Better Hong Kong & A Better World

9 Mins Read To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 (#IWD19), the Green Queen team wanted to showcase the women we admire the most in this crazy city we call home. Women who, on top of being incredible moms, friends, sisters, daughters & wives, work tirelessly every day to save our planet. Women who stand for animal rights, food […]

4 Sustainable Fashion Apps Disrupting Clothes Shopping

4 Mins Read The recent burst of coverage around fast fashion shows that shoppers are starting to turn away from unsustainable clothing, finally realising the threat it poses to the planet. But unsustainably made clothes are all around us — so how to begin navigating a more ethical route? Digital apps are disrupting the fashion system and enabling […]

Hong Kong Celebrates Sustainable Fashion With EcoChic Design Awards 2017

3 Mins Read On September 7th the world’s largest sustainable fashion design competition, the EcoChic Design Award, took to the runway its annual Grand Final Fashion Show, as they showcased 10 waste-reducing collections from fashion designers across the globe. Live from Hong Kong’s CENTRESTAGE at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai, viewers were treated […]

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 […]