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GUESTLIST 2017 / ISSUE 100 15 FASHION One brand doing things a little differently is Salvatore Ferragamo, who have launched a collection using citrus-based fabric. They collaborated with Orange Fiber, an Italian company that creates fabrics from citrus juice by- products. Hopefully, this will put an end to the 70,000 tonnes of citrus waste produced in Italy each year. According to the Orange Fiber website, the Spring/Summer 2017 collection features "ethereal, breezy pieces" that are "beautifully constructed with the softest of fabrics for a renewed wearing experience", with stunning prints by Italian designer Mario Trimarchi. Though it doesn't come cheap - this innovative process shows us just what can be done with the food waste we produce on a day to day basis, and we hope, other fashion brands will follow in the footsteps of Salvatore Ferragamo and Orange Fiber. Oswald Boateng Born in London to Ghanaian parents, Oswald Boateng, opened his first design studio on Portobello Road in 1986 but his love for fashion started way before that. Inspired by his mother, who was working in the fabric business, Boateng got himself a summer job sewing linings into suits at the age of 14. By the time he was 18, Boateng's clothes were selling at stores in the King's Road section of Chelsea and by the time he was twenty he had already dressed celebrities like Mick Jagger. Carly Cushnie Born and raised in London, Carly Cushnie has managed to make a name for herself by becoming the co-founder and designer of NYC-based label, 'Cushnie et Ochs'. Even though her love for fashion bloomed in London, Carly moved all the way to New York to attend Parsons School of Design, where she met her current business partner, Michelle Ochs. While they were both attending Parsons, Carly and Michelle combined their talents and launched their line in 2008. Since then, their clothes have dressed some of the most influential women in the US including Michelle Obama and Beyoncé. Duro Olowu Duro Olowu might not have been born in the UK but his love for fashion was. The Nigerian-born designer was raised between Nigeria and England which helped him develop his love for designing. Fashion managed to win Olowu back in 2004, and he launched a women's label in London under his own name, starting with the S/S 2005 collection. Since the launch of his brand, Olowu has managed to impress all the 'right' people, including First Lady Michelle Obama, who frequently wears his designs. Joe Casely-Hayford From the Tailor & Cutter Academy to Saint Martin's School of Art, Joe has been working on building his empire since the mid-80s. He began to work in fashion at the age of 21 and since then he has managed to make a name for himself with his men's and women's line, 'Casely-Hayford'. During his career, he has had his collections shown on the runways of Paris, Tokyo and London. SALVATORE FERRAGAMO & ORANGE FIBER CREATE THE WORLD'S FIRST CITRUS BASED FABRIC 4 BLACK FASHION DESIGNERS THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! From H&M's conscious collection to Zara's recent use of recycled wool and organic cotton, major fashion brands are jumping on the sustainability bandwagon. While the fashion industry is getting more and more diverse year by year, black fashion designers are still a minority. However, the ones who've made it through continue to inspire and create opportunities for other designers of colour all around the world. The UK has already raised some widely known black fashion designers and here are four you will want to know about:

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