Olivia Rubens is a positive women’s knitwear designer based in London, England. She aims to create a positive impact through design and material innovation, and social justice initiatives. Through unorthodox forms of research rooted in human nature and pop culture, Olivia uses her dark sense of humour to create eccentric knitwear that is both eerie and playful.
After completing her degree in Fashion Design at Ryerson University in 2015, Olivia worked within the Canadian fashion industry until immigrating to England in 2018. Olivia moved to London to pursue an MA in Fashion Design Technology Womenswear at the London College of Fashion (LCF). Her MA collection debuted at the LCF Press Show at London Fashion Week AW 20. Olivia has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious ITS design competition, winners will be announced in October 2020.