Our Lowdown on Lockdown

Our Lowdown on Lockdown

Over the past month, our R Collective friends joined #Patchedtogether campaign, led by our long-standing partners, Avery Dennison, to demonstrate our collective resolve to get through these challenging times, together.

Coming out of lockdown-closets all around the world, we stayed CONNECTED and created a dialogue that gave rise to conversations that challenged us to RETHINK our fashion and personal choices, and accept that our fragile system needs a heavy RESET whilst resolving to be honest, compassionate and KIND. Read more to find out what our friends had to say.

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Big on courage. Low on climate.

Big on courage. Low on climate.

Drum roll, please! Putting behind us recent global events, we are delighted to launch Denim Reimagined onto the global fashion stage. Our nine-piece upcycled denim capsule, designed by award-winning designer Jesse Lee and made using upcycled Levi’s® aged inventory and irregular and leftover samples.

This collection represents a huge industry collaborative effort to bring about a collection that reduces clothing’s climate impact and cleans up consumers’ care habits. Read more to learn about our story.

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Meet The Designer, Jesse Lee

Meet The Designer, Jesse Lee

Jesse’s Denim Reimagined collection saw him transform Levi’s® aged inventory and irregular and leftover samples in our creative design effort to prolong denim’s lifespan and inspire consumers about how #WearAndCare for clothes.

Our denim poster boy - who fancies himself as an original subtropical, sea-loving Hong Kong kid - tells us why he is putting surplus denim back into action and cleaning up fashion’s act. Read more about Jesse's story.

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STAY SAFE, STAY NICE, STAY POSITIVE

STAY SAFE, STAY NICE, STAY POSITIVE

The R Collective partners with Avery Dennison to promote #PatchedTogether, a mix and 'patch' proposition to demonstrate our collective mission to STAY SAFE, STAY NICE, STAY POSITIVE.

We asked our R Collective friends to tell us why they are getting behind the mixing and patching and what their top isolation tips are. Read on to find out! 

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Meet Wellness Pioneer Ifat Hindes 

Meet Wellness Pioneer Ifat Hindes 

This International Women’s Day delve into the world of renowned wellness entrepreneur and writer Ifat Hindes. Ifat is the founder of Project Wellness and HER Magazine Asia, an exciting new publication that inspires and empowers further pursuits of women - we can’t wait to get our hands on the first issue! 

Find out more about Ifat’s entrepreneurial journey from pioneering Hong Kong’s first entirely gluten-free restaurant and bakery to launching this new publication, her top tips on finding wellness in a hectic city and how she made sustainability central to her life. 

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The Making of The R Collective exclusively for NET-A-PORTER

The Making of The R Collective exclusively for NET-A-PORTER

This season, we proudly launched our upcycled collection exclusively for NET-A-PORTERProving the power of positive fashion, we’re excited to share with you our story, joined by Fashion Journalist Susie Lau, Singer Mint Pattarasaya and Fashion Stylist Justine Lee

Follow our sustainable design process as we rescue excess luxury fabrics, reuse these through upcycling to reimagine fashion as we create this exclusive upcycled collection. 

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Meet Fashion Editor Zaneta Cheng

Meet Fashion Editor Zaneta Cheng

Introducing style aficionado Zaneta Cheng, fashion and features editor at Hong Kong’s leading luxury lifestyle magazine Prestige. Zaneta honed her eye for unearthing emerging talent at uber cool Tank Magazine, and now she is exploring her passions for design, craftsmanship and global trends across the glossy pages of Prestige. 

Read more to learn about Zaneta’s journey from tie-dying old T-shirts to finding her niche in fashion journalism, her best advice for embracing an eco-friendly lifestyle and the role fashion magazines can play in the global sustainability movement. 

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The Redress Design Award 2020 launches - and we’re a big part of it!

The Redress Design Award 2020 launches - and we’re a big part of it!

Do you have what it takes to cut waste out of fashion? The Redress Design Award 2020 launches - and we’re a big part of it!

The New Year just keeps getting better for us!  Not only did we kick off 2020 in style with our exclusive retail partnership with NET SUSTAIN, we’re now excited to share our partnership with the world’s largest sustainable fashion design competition, the Redress Design Award 2020, run by our sister charity, Redress.

Read more to learn about this exciting partnership.

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The R Collective exclusively for Net-a-Porter’s NET SUSTAIN

The R Collective exclusively for Net-a-Porter’s NET SUSTAIN

What a way to start the new year! We’re so excited to announce that The R Collective is now part of NET SUSTAIN, the pioneering platform from luxury fashion retailer Net-a-Porter. NET SUSTAIN showcases an enviable edit of the world’s best sustainable brands, so we feel especially honoured to be recognised and supported for all our work towards minimising waste in the global fashion industry and championing circular design techniques. 

Read more to see which of our favourite modern and seasonless pieces are featured on NET SUSTAIN.

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Meet stylish globe-trotter, Antonia Da Cruz

Meet stylish globe-trotter, Antonia Da Cruz

Introducing Antonia Da Cruz, travel and fitness maven and VP of Brands & Advocates for Kindred Hong Kong. Antonia embraced her passion for health and fitness as former manager of Guava Pass, and now she is championing ethical consumerism working with Kindred Hong Kong, an online marketplace that gives consumers access to a vast array of global brands, and enables them to do good by giving back with their daily purchases.
 
Find out more about Antonia’s top tips for living a more eco-friendly life, her sustainable travel habits and what she likes to wear when she travels.  

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Waste – is it ‘really’ in fashion?

Waste – is it ‘really’ in fashion?

Our founder and CEO, Christina Dean, highlights her concerns surrounding the scope of fashion waste and challenges us all to reduce our fashion footprint in the coming year by encouraging us to be conscious consumers.

Originally published in Fashion Revolution, read her insightful article to find out how you can help to overcome the challenge of fashion waste. 

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New Year, New Goals!  

New Year, New Goals!  

"I can’t wait to make January a month of new beginnings, and place sustainability not only at the center of my wardrobe, but at the heart of my 2020 lifestyle for another year." - Christina Dean, Founder and CEO, The R Collective

Read Christina's op-ed to reinvigorate your motivation to lead a better sustainable lifestyle and feel encouraged to make some changes that can help transform the planet as well as our wardrobes.

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