Olivia Rubens

Fashion Designer

Olivia Rubens is a positive knitwear womenswear designer based between the UK and Canada. Engrained within environmental sustainability and bio design, Rubens’s work nurtures impactful conversations about human behaviour.

Rubens obtained her BA in Fashion Design from Ryerson University in 2015. She worked within industry in Canada until 2018 when she moved to London to pursue her MA in Fashion Design Technology Womenswear at the London College of Fashion, which she obtained in earlier 2020, showing at the Camden Roundhouse for AW20 at London Fashion Week.

She won the Responsible Fashion Award powered by Allianz and the CNMI Award in the International Talent Support 2020 competition, with a mentorship from Fashion Open Studio, and showed digitally in 2020 with Helsinki Fashion Week, including a climate positive, photosynthesizing garment.

In 2021, Rubens ran a workshop with Fashion Open Studio for Fashion Revolution Week, won the Most Sustainable Designer Award with the iD International Emerging Designer Awards, and was a grant recipient and participant in the UAL Creative Business Accelerator.

Olivia Rubens is a positive knitwear womenswear designer based between the UK and Canada. Engrained within environmental sustainability and bio design, Rubens’s work nurtures impactful conversations about human behaviour.

Rubens obtained her BA in Fashion Design from Ryerson University in 2015. She worked within industry in Canada until 2018 when she moved to London to pursue her MA in Fashion Design Technology Womenswear at the London College of Fashion, which she obtained in earlier 2020, showing at the Camden Roundhouse for AW20 at London Fashion Week.

She won the Responsible Fashion Award powered by Allianz and the CNMI Award in the International Talent Support 2020 competition, with a mentorship from Fashion Open Studio, and showed digitally in 2020 with Helsinki Fashion Week, including a climate positive, photosynthesizing garment.

In 2021, Rubens ran a workshop with Fashion Open Studio for Fashion Revolution Week, won the Most Sustainable Designer Award with the iD International Emerging Designer Awards, and was a grant recipient and participant in the UAL Creative Business Accelerator.

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