Meet The Women Behind The R Collective

Meet The Women Behind The R Collective

Today we wish an inspiring International Woman’s Day to everyone in The R Collective family.

We wanted to take the time to shine a spotlight on our own hard-working female-led team, and learn a little bit more about the issues they are passionate about, and the inspiring women who have influenced them.

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Our biggest Giveaway! #WearAndCare with Electrolux & The R Collective

Our biggest Giveaway! #WearAndCare with Electrolux & The R Collective

Clothing’s biggest climate impacts come from consumer care - how we look after and launder our clothes - and fabric production. That is why The R Collective is collaborating with Electrolux, the global leading manufacturer of sustainable clothes’ care solutions, on a washing machine giveaway within Electrolux’s UltimateCare range to reinforce the importance of sustainable care. 

Read more to learn how you can WIN an Electrolux UltimateCare washing machine this Christmas.

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Meet the women refashioning their closets

Meet the women refashioning their closets

Refashioned's silhouettes are designed from what our fashion-loving, curious and courageous community already love. We asked our 'R Collective' friends all the way from London, India and Hong Kong about their favourite Refashioned pieces and share their love for a more ethical closet.

Read how our #TheRCollectiveWomen are styling Refashioned’s silhouettes - designed to give confidence and comfort - and transforming their wardrobes into mindful creative spaces.

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Our Enlightened Uniform Ambassadors

Our Enlightened Uniform Ambassadors

Discover how our community of inspiring women are dressing during the pandemic and beyond whilst keeping their innate style and purpose intact.

Learn more from our inspiring ambassadors themselves. 

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Meet Susan Rockefeller

Meet Susan Rockefeller

Meet Susan Rockefeller, the woman behind the creation of the Enlightened Uniform and a dear friend of The R Collective community.

A documentary-filmmaker, conservationist and creator, Susan uses the power of storytelling to raise awareness about the conservation of our environment, people and planet. Spending five minutes with her will leave you reinvigorated about the power within you to create a positive mark on the world. 

Learn more about the Enlightened Uniform from the woman herself.

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World Ozone Preservation Day 2020

World Ozone Preservation Day 2020

World Ozone Preservation Day is a recognition of international cooperation - a day that shows us that collective decisions and action, guided by science, is the only way to solve major global crises.

It is a wonderful and timely reminder of what humankind can collectively do when we all pull together. So in celebration of today, let's talk about the actions we can all take on an individual level to preserve the Ozone layer.

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Women's Equality Day

Women's Equality Day

Today marks the 100 year anniversary of ‘Women’s Equality Day’. While this Amendment was of course a wonderful step in the right direction, unilateral equality was still out of range. 

Yet today, we embrace this day as an opportunity to brush up on women’s history and celebrate the trailblazers who moved the dial closer to equality for all women and girls.

Read more to learn about ‘Women’s Equality Day’, how far we’ve come and how far we yet have to go.

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Meet The Designer, Weiyu Hung

Meet The Designer, Weiyu Hung

Meet Wei Yu, our talented Taiwanese contemporary womenswear designer, whose modern and season-less upcycled pieces debuted in our Net-a-Porter’s Net Sustain collection - and will also be hitting wardrobes in our soon-to-be released Refashioned collection.

When not head down studying for his Masters in Fashion Design from ArtEZ University of Arts, in the Netherlands, or being in Dutch Fashion Week and London Fashion Week, you can be sure to find Weiyu beaming with his trademark charming, determined personality. Here we meet the man himself.

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Lets Talk About Justice

Lets Talk About Justice

Meet Jo Lorenz, sustainability ambassador, writer, podcaster, mum, activist, and basically an all-around superwoman who is using her voice and platform to push for climate action, social justice and sustainability.

Here we meet the woman herself to talk in-depth about Justice and how we all can use our voices to benefit people and planet. 

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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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