State of mind: Orsola de Castro

Every week, Filippa K Circle invites big thinkers to share their current mindsets.

My state of mind: Curious.

No matter how different my days look, my everyday routine includes: Reading.

I feel most balanced when: Sleeping.

This piece of writing opened my eyes: “In nature, nothing is created and nothing is destroyed, but everything is transformed”, a quote by Antoine Delavosier.

I loose it when: I am tired.

I feel beautiful when: Someone tells me that I am.

I really want you watch: The True Cost.

I have learned not to: Judge.

If I could only read one book: That would be hell.

Best advice I ever got: Trust the void.

My best diy tip for making every day more sustainable: Think.

I cannot live without: Olive oil.

My eco-fashion prediction: Upcycling.

My favorite piece of sustainable clothing: Anything from Katie Jones.

My most visited website: Astrologyzone by Susan Miller.

This is priceless to me: Family, including the cats.

Orsola de Castro is the founder of Fashion Revolution and began upcycling in 1997 with her original label, From Somewhere. She launched Esthetica at London Fashion Week to showcase labels designing sustainably and created Reclaim To Wear, resulting in collaborations with retailers such as Topshop. Follow her here

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