Olivia Rubens

Black Sheep


london / United Kingdom


london college of fashion

Main Manufacturing Countries

United Kingdom

Olivia Rubens is a sustainable womenswear designer, specializing in textiles and knitwear, colour and pattern. Her aesthetic can be described as ‘femme tomboy’, relaxed with touches of cute and ‘feminine’.
Rubens is working to battle inequality and harassment for women. Having worked on a movement with Girls E-Mentorship charity in Canada, she is now moving forward to help communities in London in partnership with the Octavia Foundation, while exploring novel upcycling techniques to build fabrics from the ground up.
Olivia Rubens grew up in Ottawa, Canada, and obtained her BA from Ryerson University in Fashion Design in 2015. She has placed in numerous competitions, and showed her A/W 18 line at Toronto Fashion Week in the Re\Set showroom. She is a part of the 2020 cohort of MA Fashion Womenswear at the London College of Fashion and is thankful to be a Fellow within the the Suzanne Rogers Fashion Institute.

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