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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Meet Style And Sustainability Icon Cara G

Meet Style And Sustainability Icon Cara G

Cara G Mcilroy embodies our trailblazers; she counts model, TV host, blogger, founder of Genie Juicery and ‘Mum’ within her varied roles, which she stylishly dresses, here in The R Collective, with her infectious fashion flare that matches her passion for healthy eating and wellness.

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Meet Fashion Director Justine Lee

Meet Fashion Director Justine Lee

Justine Lee, Fashion Director for Hong Kong Tatler, combines her distinct fashion expertise, having worked at Barneys, Harper's Bazaar and Lane Crawford, with her career as a fashion writer and stylist to inspire fashion news and views. She's here wearing The R Collective and sharing her views on how her closet is becoming more sustainable.

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Meet Fashion Director Jing Zhang

Meet Fashion Director Jing Zhang

Jing Zhang is a globe-trotting fashion journalist and editor who has made a name for herself introducing international labels to the Chinese market and supporting local emerging talent. She took a moment out of her hectic schedule to talk to The R Collective about her personal style and her thoughts on sustainable fashion.

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Meet Kotur Founder Fiona Kotur

Meet Kotur Founder Fiona Kotur

Fiona Kotur is the founder of KOTUR, a line of beautiful clutches and minaudieres inspired by a treasure trove of vintage trove of vintage couture pieces. She is also a member of the CFDA and a founding partner of Tory Burch, the label. Since moving from her native New York to Hong Kong, she's been upcycling her brand's waste to support Redress and mentoring emerging designers.

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Meet Art Director Kate Jones

Meet Art Director Kate Jones

Kate Jones is an entrepreneur with a difference. Her production company and consultancy at Liberty, which she founded in 2009, also functions as a space for like-minded brands and creatives to come together. She also organises thought-provoking seminars in China and travels extensively to find stylish and scalable crafts to bring to the market, all the while maintaining an impeccably conscious wardrobe and the lightest eco footprint possible.

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Meet Filmmaker Craig Leeson

Meet Filmmaker Craig Leeson

Filmmaker and plastic campaigner, Craig Leeson is the Director of A Plastic Ocean, the award-winning documentary that Sir David Attenborough called ‘one of the most important documentaries of our time’. Here he shares his ideas on cleaning to climate change.

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Meet Creative Maxime Dautresme

Meet Creative Maxime Dautresme

Maxime Dautresme is the dashing creative who combines his love of design with sustainability, from furniture to fashion. With his diverse multicultural background under his belt, he's one of a rare breed who manages life in the fast lane whilst staying in touch with nature.

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Meet Environmentalist David Yeung

Meet Environmentalist David Yeung

David Yeung is the intrepid environmentalist bringing vegetarianism out of the closet through Green Monday, the food movement he started in Asia that diverts meat from the fork whilst also bringing environmental awareness to the table.

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