Redress connects and champions eco-conscious designers and companies through event planning and marketing.
Redress Raleigh equips people with the knowledge to make eco-conscious apparel choices - from materials to upkeep - and produces an annual show that highlights the latest in creative eco-fashion. The company also works with local green designers to increase their social impact and grow their market.
Prior to graduating summa cum laude with a Masters of Textiles from North Carolina State University in July 2012, Stewart ventured into retail management with a mainstream corporation. She is constantly seeking new ways to promote eco-fashion in the Triangle, fusing her practical experience with her idealistic view of the future.
Throughout both her undergraduate and graduate studies, Aframian worked with digital textile printing, knit design, and seamless knitting, involving projects with the Carolina Ballet, TC2, Spoonflower, Klaud and Raleigh Denim. Over the past two years, Aframian has been living her vision and executing her mission—to re-energize and rebuild an eco-forward fashion & textiles industry in the southeast United States.
Designer Jamie Powell creates a line of reconstructed vintage and eco-friendly clothing under the brand Seven Sages. Her items incorporate vintage, recycled, or eco-friendly fabrics and production processes. Jamie also works at Spoonflower, a custom fabric printing company based in Durham. When she's not busy working you can find her in a thrift store, eating sushi, or watching a documentary about just about anything.
After studying at N.C. State’s College of Design, Carrie worked briefly with the Boston Children’s Museum and Boston Museum of Science before returning to Raleigh as a freelance designer. She's currently on the Environmental Protection Agency’s communications staff as a web content manager and part-time editor. During off-hours, Carrie is involved with Tilted Nations—a local group that inspires young women to take interest in activism and social justice.