ABOUT OLIVIA RUBENS
Olivia Rubens is a positive knitwear designer based between the UK and Canada. She stands for every woman who has battled their way to honouring themselves to the Nth degree, overcoming obstacles. Meant to poke at human nature, her work is playfully thought-provoking, nurturing impactful conversations about human behaviour. This is how Rubens approaches her initiatives in social justice, working to help women, children and community.
Olivia's work is ingrained within environmental sustainability, with a goal to design positive impacts for the planet and people. Rubens obtained her BA in Fashion Design from Ryerson University in 2015, and pursued her MA in Fashion Design Technology Womenswear at the London College of Fashion, graduating in 2020 and showing at LFW for AW20. She won the Responsible Fashion Award and the CNMI Award in the ITS 2020 competition. She also showed digitally in 2020 with Helsinki Fashion Week, including a climate positive garment, and has most recently been featured in Vogue, Teen Vogue, and WWD.