Orsola de Castro
Fashion Designer, Co-founder of Estethica and Co-founder of Fashion Revolution
Orsola de Castro is a fashion designer and campaigner. She founded the luxury up-cycling label, From Somewhere in 1997 and has since created up-cycled collections for the niche and mass markets, including Speedo, Tesco and Topshop. She co-founded Estethica, the international showcasing platform for sustainable brands, at London Fashion Week in 2006. In 2013, she co-founded Fashion Revolution, the global coalition of academics, designers, organisations and key opinion formers who are demanding increased transparency in the fashion value chain. Orsola is a regular speaker at many universities and a provides keynote speeches at various fashion summits around the world.