Orsola de Castro

Designer

Orsola de Castro is internationally recognised for her work in sustainable fashion.

Her career started as a designer with the pioneering upcycling label From Somewhere, which was in operation 1997-2014. Her designer collaborations include collections for Jigsaw, Tesco, Speedo, and four best selling capsule collections for Topshop from 2012 to 2014.

In 2006, she co-founded the British Fashion Council initiative Estethica at London Fashion Week, which she curated until 2014. In 2013, with Carry Somers, she founded Fashion Revolution, a global campaign with participation in over 100 countries around the world. De Castro is a regular key note speaker and mentor, associate lecturer at UAL, as well as Central Saint Martins visiting fellow.

Orsola de Castro is internationally recognised for her work in sustainable fashion.

Her career started as a designer with the pioneering upcycling label From Somewhere, which was in operation 1997-2014. Her designer collaborations include collections for Jigsaw, Tesco, Speedo, and four best selling capsule collections for Topshop from 2012 to 2014.

In 2006, she co-founded the British Fashion Council initiative Estethica at London Fashion Week, which she curated until 2014. In 2013, with Carry Somers, she founded Fashion Revolution, a global campaign with participation in over 100 countries around the world. De Castro is a regular key note speaker and mentor, associate lecturer at UAL, as well as Central Saint Martins visiting fellow.