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Behind the Seams: The Trailblazer Trio collection

The adventure that led to our BYT Trailblazer Trio began in 2013 when Redress founder Christina Dean set herself a challenge - to salvage, upcycle, repair and customize discarded clothes back into the fashion loop for one year.

 

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Behind the Seams: BYT on Chivas The Venture

The Trailblazer Trio Collection

Long before launching, CEO and co-founder Michelle Bang began the adventure of sending our fledgling company BYT out into the world by pitching and winning first prize in the Hong Kong finals for the 2017 Chivas The Venture.

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cara

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Cara G Mcilroy is a Model, TV Host, Blogger, Youtuber, Founder of Genie Juicery and Mum.

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Born and raised in California, stylist and writer Justine Lee is a graduate of Parsons School of Design in New York. She worked for Barneys, Harper’s Bazaar and Lane Crawford before moving to Hong Kong to become fashion director of Tatler in 2017.

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Fiona Kotur is the founder of KOTUR, a line of beautiful clutches and minaudieres inspired by a treasure trove of vintage couture pieces. She is also a member of the CFDA and a founding partner of Tory Burch, the label. Since moving from her native New York to Hong Kong, she’s been upcycling her brand’s waste to support Redress and mentoring emerging designers. She has been an integral figure in the launch of BYT, not only donating fabrics from KOTUR but also bequeathing the BYT name.

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craig

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Filmmaker, journalist and plastic campaigner, Craig Leeson is the director of A Plastic Ocean, the award-winning documentary that Sir David Attenborough called ‘one of the most important documentaries of our time’. Although Australia’s Tasmanian surf is his  ‘spiritual’ home', Craig is more likely to be found reporting from the frontline of a warzone or the location of a natural disaster. Otherwise, he can be found at home in Hong Kong with his best mate, Boris (whom you can also spot in this BYT shoot).

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Jing Zhang is a globe-trotting fashion journalist and editor who has made a name for herself introducing international labels to the Chinese market and supporting local emerging talent. She took a moment out of her hectic schedule to talk to BYT about her personal style and her thoughts on sustainable fashion.

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Kate Jones is an entrepreneur with a difference. Her production company and consultancy At Liberty, which she founded in 2009, also functions as a space for like-minded brands and creatives to come together. She also organises thought-provoking seminars  in China and travels extensively to find stylish and scalable crafts to bring to the market, all the while maintaining an impeccably conscious wardrobe and the lightest eco footprint possible.

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How has your multi-cultural upbringing influenced how you work today? 

When I was young I moved around a lot and was exposed to a lot of different cultures, so there’s a lot of memories I can draw on for inspiration...

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Denise is a globetrotting stylist with a passion for sustainable fashion following her four years at Redress. When not putting her creative eye on editorials or working with celebrities, she can be found on meditation retreats in remote corners of Asia. Here she takes a moment before the birth of her first child to tell us more.

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