Richard Quinn will create a collection with H&M
The winner of the award H&M Design Award 2017, a graduater of Central Saint Martins – Richard Quinn will work with H&M.
Richard Quinn was chosen by the expert jury at the head of the creative consultant H&M Ann-Sophie Johansson. As a reward, the young designer received 50 thousand euros, an annual mentoring from the Swedish brand. As well as the opportunity to present in the network some models of clothes he developed for the contest. Clothing designed by Richard Quinn will go on sale in selected stores H&M this fall.
“We all fell in love with Richard. He has a clear vision of his brand, as well as a real wow factor in the collections, ” – says Ann-Sophie Johansson. “Richard is a deeply creative person with a very holistic view of the environment. And he is a worthy winner of the H&M Design Award of 2017”.
The editor-in-chief of the Business of Fashion Imran Amed noted that the works of Richard Quinn have real commercial potential, and sustainable thinking will help the designer to create a real brand built on values.
Richard Quinn recalls that he always did something, he liked to watch movies and go into scenography, to study complex fashion photosessions of David Lachapel and Tim Walker.
“For me, this is a direct proof that any fantasy can be realized,” – says Quinn.
To study the world of fashion Richard Quin went to one of the most prestigious colleges – Central Saint Martins.
“Learning influenced me very much,” – adds Richard. “Magnificent teachers helped me to open up, find my own, not unlike anybody else’s vision.”
Now he calls his style fearless, with pride.
Richard Quinn worries not only the world of fashion, but the environment. While studying in college, he received a scholarship from Stella McCartney, a well-known environmental advocate. Things from Richard Quinn are hand-stitched in London. The designer notes that he is doing everything to reduce the level of carbon emissions in the atmosphere. For painting fabrics and prints, Richard Quinn uses only natural dyes. In his work, you can also trace his love for environmentalism – plant motifs and natural fabrics.