Textile artist and eco designer Charlene O’Brien graduated from the London College of Fashion with a higher tec diploma in clothing production in the mid 1980s. After migrating to Australia from Zimbabwe, she used recycled denim yarns to produce her popular ‘eco denim’ clothing range which showcased at the very first Mercedes Fashion Week in Sydney, 1997. Inspired by the need for sustainability in the fashion industry, Charlene pioneered and established the eco fashion business tierra ecologia and sold her hand made label eco logika Australia wide.
A finalist for the IE Award on Sustainability in the Premium and Luxury Sectors 2015, Spain and currently a member of the International Executive Board of the Global Sustainable Fashion Week, Budapest 2017.
Charlene is internationally recognised for creating handmade, environmentally friendly couture. She lives and works in the Kelmscott hills in Western Australia where she combines colours derived from nature with sustainably sourced materials to create beautiful, hand made unique women’s luxury couture.