Emma Kidd
  • Female
  • Totnes
  • United Kingdom

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Profession / role:
Lingerie Designer / Post-graduate Sustainability Student
Company / organisation:
Emiliana Underwear
Website (if you have one):
My primary role in relation to fashion is:
Consumer, Designer, Photographer, Tutor, Consultant
I am looking to discover or buy
Creative, likeminded individuals for collaboration.
About me / About business or organisation:
I am creative, passionate and dedicated to ethical and environmental issues. I have studied Masters level Corporate Environmental Governance at the University of Hong Kong and am currently undertaking an MSc degree at a world renowned International college for Ecology and Sustainability in the UK. I lived in Hong Kong for 5years but have now relocated back to England. I am interested in peoples perception of and relationship with Nature, with Sustainability and with clothing. I have personally studied many different approaches to 'Sustainable' design but have been have so far been left unsatisfied. I would like to develop an approach to design that starts with a systemic analysis of natural flow and human needs at a local level; blurring the boundary between consumer and producer, challenging the mainstream model of a globalised approach to manufacturing and aesthetics.
Career history / Company history:
Lingerie Designer (International Highstreets), Lingerie Product Developer (Australian Luxury brand/UK luxury brand), Senior Lingerie Designer (UK highstreet/French Brands/International), Freelance Design (Luxury LA Swimwear).

Emma Kidd's Blog

Beautiful handmade knickers, created from upcycled clothing - a rival to any mainstream product

Posted on October 8, 2010 at 15:05 0 Comments


Emiliana is upcycling old t-shirts, dresses, tops and fabric samples into beautiful underwear!

Each piece is 100% unique, adapted to the clothing that it is being recycled from and is made by hand, at home, with lots and lots of love.

For the underwear it means that;

- it’s components have not travelled a million miles just to be turned into a pair of knickers.



Too Sustainable to Design for even the worlds most Sustainable retailer?????......

Posted on April 12, 2009 at 12:29 0 Comments

Well, what can I say? Whoever would have thought that in this time of heightened awareness, and even trendy street cred, of global issues such as climate change, peak oil, global warming and social responsibility that a Designer can be professionally discrimated against by the UK highstreets seemingly most progressive, sustainable retailer.....for being too Sustainable?!? That indeed was what happened to me this week. I am totally shocked, and honestly quite disgusted, that a company who won… Continue

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