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MEET R DESIGNER: KATE, KNITWEAR DESIGNER SPINNING WASTE INTO WANT

Kate Morris is the star sustainable designer winning fans around the world with her bold and brilliant upcycled knitwear collections. This intrepid woman, who once counted knitting simply as a ‘hobby’, is the brains (and the beauty, we think!) behind our latest upcycled knitwear, The Pop Collection.
 

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MEET R DESIGNERS: KÉVIN AND VICTOR, THE DESIGN DUO BEHIND THE INAUGURAL TRAILBLAZER COLLECTION

The Trailblazer Collection

Emerging designers, Kévin Germanier and Victor Chu are the charming design duo behind The R Collective’s inaugural Trailblazer Collection. 

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MEET R PEOPLE: STYLE AND SUSTAINABILITY ICON CARA G

Cara G Mcilroy embodies our love of 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 also matches her passion for healthy eating and wellness.

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MEET R PEOPLE: 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 R PEOPLE: FASHION EDITOR 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 R PEOPLE: 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 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 R PEOPLE: 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 R PEOPLE: FILMMAKER CRAIG LEESON

Filmmaker, journalist 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’. Although Australia’s Tasmanian surf is his ‘spiritual’ home', Craig is more likely to be found reporting from the frontline of a warzone or the location of a natural disaster.

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MEET R PEOPLE: 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 R PEOPLE: 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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