British fashion and textile designer Richard Quinn has partnered with Depop, the fashion marketplace with the cult Gen-Z following, to launch a new, affordable collection of pieces designed and produced in his London studio. Made exclusively for the Depop community, Richard Quinn / Depop is the first time the designer has created an in-house, ready-to-wear collection at a lower price point than his mainline collections.
"Depop is such an exciting platform to be collaborating with," says London-based designer Richard Quinn. "We share the passion to encourage sustainability, empower talent and provide creatives a platform to shape the future of fashion. I'm so excited for the Richard Quinn brand to reach a new demographic and tap into Gen-Z via a tech platform which one in three 15-24 years olds in the UK are registered to. It's such an exciting time for us to be interacting with a new demographic and welcoming them into the world of Richard Quinn."
The Richard Quinn / Depop collection is comprised of ready-to-wear pieces and lifestyle accessories priced from £45 to £285. The range includes printed jumpers, a sequin slip dress and hoodie made using end-of-roll fabrics from his previous runway collections, as well as tights, pocket umbrellas, and reusable water bottles featuring Quinn's iconic floral prints. Just as with his mainline collection, Richard Quinn / Depop is made to last and make a bold statement – all items are produced ethically and sustainably; printed, sourced and made in London.
"Depop is committed to empowering young creative talent and through our support of the British Fashion Council and NEWGEN, we're thrilled to work with such an acclaimed designer such as Richard Quinn," says Peter Semple, Chief Marketing Officer at Depop. "Richard is an incredible role model for our community, turning his creativity and craft into a successful business and raising the bar for British design as a whole. His work speaks for itself and his collection for Depop is no exception."