A Spanish textile company founded in 1903, Tejidos Royo has grown to encompass the entire production cycle, from cotton to ready-made fabric, thanks to its yarn, weaving and finishing divisions.
To maintain its position on the cutting-edge of denim, Royo maintains Color and Laundry Research and Development divisions to investigate new ways to finish and dye fabrics as well as innovative washings + dyes and bio-enzimatic washings to be more sustainable each new season.
Amsterdam-based Brazilian designer Fernanda Fernandes is a recent graduate of the Amsterdam Fashion Institute, but comes from a family of artisans and craftsmen. Prior to pursuing her fashion education abroad, Fernandes worked in a jean factory.
During her training Fernandes participated in a 6-month internship at Hussein Chalayan in London. In her own work Fernandes relies on a blend of old-world tailoring techniques and new-world innovation.