Loved clothes last: How the joy of rewearing and repairing your clothes can be a revolutionary act

by GIZ FABRIC last modified 2023-01-30T11:54:47+07:00
  • When Jan 30, 2023 from 09:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Asia/Bangkok / UTC700)
  • Where Online
  • Attendees Orsola de Castro, an internationally recognised opinion leader in sustainable fashion, a mentor, curator and author.
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The UEL Wellbeing Portal for Healthcare and Humanitarian Practitioners, held by the DL MSc Humanitarian Intervention, is delighted to invite you to our next workshop, facilitated by our Visiting Lecturer Orsola de Castro. In this hour and a half workshop, Orsola will explore with us how the joy of rewearing and repairing your clothes can be a revolutionary act!

Orsola de Castro is an internationally recognised opinion leader in sustainable fashion, a mentor, curator and author.

Her multi award winning brand From Somewhere (1997 - 2014) was pioneering in the field of upcycling and sold in some of the world’s best boutiques - collaborations include collections for Tesco Clothing, Robe Di Kappa, Topshop and Speedo.

In 2006 she started Estethica, the highly acclaimed Sustainable Fashion Showcase at London Fashion Week (which she has recently reformed), and in 2013 she co-founded Fashion Revolution, now the world’s largest fashion activism movement, with teams in over 80 countries.

She is a regular lecturer at Central Saint Martins BA and MA and is Associate Visiting Professor for the faculty of the Arts at Middlesex University. She is also Visiting Lecturer on the Distance Learning MSc Humanitarian Intervention at the University of East London.

Her first book, Loved Clothes Last was published by Penguin life in 2021 and translated into Italian (Corbaccio Editori) French (Edition Marabou) and German (Doerlemann Verlag).