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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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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Cutting waste out of fashion - literally!

Cutting waste out of fashion - literally!

It is estimated that around 80% of a product’s environmental impact is locked in at the design stage. As circular fashion designers, we are guided by our mission to reduce textile waste and pollution in the fashion industry, so naturally, we take to the drawing board seriously. 

Find out more about how we follow our three design strategies - Rescue, Reuse, Re-Imagine - to design out waste and transform the way clothes are designed. 

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Meet Our Creative Director, Denise Ho

Meet Our Creative Director, Denise Ho

Introducing Denise Ho, Hong Kong’s acclaimed stylist and Creative Director at The R Collective who led the creation of our latest fourteen-piece collection, ‘Start From Zero’. Denise combines her passion for sustainable fashion, ethics, and styling expertise to exemplify thoughtfulness in her designs here at The R Collective. Explore her inspirations as a stylist, view on sustainability in the fashion industry, and more about her key role that she plays at The R Collective!

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Making Fashion A Force For Good

Making Fashion A Force For Good

Today, we're pleased to share new arrivals from our Main collection, 'Start From Zero', reducing clothing’s negative environmental footprint and transforming the industry from environmental polluter to ethical pioneer.

The fashion industry contributes to approximately 10 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions1Our upcycling techniques reduce fashion’s climate impact by reducing waste and by reducing pressure for virgin materials. One typical The R Collective upcycled jacket has a 60 percent reduced carbon footprint compared with a similar jacket created using virgin materials2.

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Meet The Designer: Wen Pan

Meet The Designer: Wen Pan

Today, we celebrate the launch of ‘RINSE’ the seven-piece capsule collection designed in collaboration with London-based Chinese award-winning designer, Wen Pan. Here, we share more of Wen Pan’s inspirations, what she hopes to achieve with the ‘RINSE’ collection and how the sustainable fashion landscape is changing in China.

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Pre-Order The R Collective x Wen Pan 'Rinse' Collection

Pre-Order The R Collective x Wen Pan 'Rinse' Collection

On June 3, we are launching a collection in collaboration with Chinese London based designer Wen Pan, achieving positive environmental change by rescuing excess luxury materials and upcycling it back into fashion, while giving back 25% of profits to Redress

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Meet The Designer: Tess Whitfort, The Redress Design Award Winner 2018

Meet The Designer: Tess Whitfort, The Redress Design Award Winner 2018

Australian designer Tess Whitfort brings her trademark streetwear edge and groundbreaking zero waste pattern techniques, which had seasoned designers and manufacturers spellbound, into the heart of The R Collective with the release of her much-anticipated 'Avoidance' Collection.

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Introducing our inaugural Main collection, Start From Zero.

Introducing our inaugural Main collection, Start From Zero.

Start From Zero is perhaps the perfect place to start curating your conscious closet. We created our inaugural eight-piece collection to satisfy what we, with our many years in fashion and our passion for sustainable fashion, believe will be your core wardrobe essentials.

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Meet The Designer: Lia , The Woman With Juxtaposition On Her Mind

Meet The Designer: Lia , The Woman With Juxtaposition On Her Mind

Israeli designer, Lia Kassif loves juxtaposition. And that is just the impression she leaves on you. Her serene smile contrasts her steel backbone; her powerful force outpunches her petite frame; and her tomboy presence feels at odds with her soft femininity. But it is in her fashion design that her love of contrasting effects really comes to life. And nowhere is this more evident than in her Military Collection, which juxtaposes upcycled military waste combined with discreet upcycled bridalwear waste.

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