Our Designers

We work with award-winning sustainable designers from around the world who are talented alumni of The Redress Design Award sustainable design competition. Through collaborations on upcycled capsules throughout the year, we champion their sustainable design skills to bring fresh approaches for reducing different types of waste materials.

The R Collective Designers

Tess Whitfort

The R Collective Designer

Tess designed our upcycled and zero waste Avoidance Collection. A recent graduate from Australia’s Box Hill Institute, she combines her stand-out zero waste design expertise with her edgy streetwear aesthetic. A winner of the 2018 competition cycle, Tess also featured heavily in Frontline Fashion 3.

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Lia Kassif

The R Collective Designer

Lia Kassif designed our Military Collection, featuring upcycled military waste from around the world that was deconstructed and combined with excess bridalwear waste. She graduated from Israel’s Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art and was winner in the 2017 competition cycle.

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Kate Morris

The R Collective Designer

Kate designed our Pop Collection range of upcycled knitwear. A graduate from UK’s Nottingham Trent University, she won Redress’ 2017 competition cycle with her unique approach to craft and high tech knitwear design. She also won PETA's 2017 Best Wool-Free Award for her own brand, Crop.

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Kévin Germanier

The R Collective Designer

Kévin co-designed our inaugural Trailblazer Collection with Victor. A 2017 graduate from London’s Central Saint Martins, he quickly rose to fame following winning the 2016 competition cycle with his stand out upcycling techniques. His own brand, GERMANIER, continues on its ascendancy.

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Victor Chu

The R Collective Designer

Victor co-designed our Trailblazer Collection with Kévin. He is a 2015 graduate from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a placed winner of the 2016 competition cycle, where he wowed judges with his artistry for zero waste design. When not collecting awards, Victor works at AtTwenty for G2000, one of Asia’s leading retail groups. He’s unflappable and unstoppable!

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