PATRICK McDOWELL is an independent sustainable brand based in the heart of London. Founded in 2018 by designer Patrick McDowell, the brand has solidified itself as a leading voice on the global fashion stage as pioneer leading the way in sustainable innovation. After graduating from the prestigious Central Saint Martins, McDowell has strived to reinvent the role of a fashion designer as we know it today. Showcasing his debut collection at London Fashion Week, the designer has since captivated the industry whilst gaining the recognition of titans who share Patrick’s vision for redesigning and creating an accessible, circular Fashion industry that creativity can flourish within. In 2019, Anna Wintour nominated Patrick for the Stella McCartney Today for Tomorrow Award. In 2020, Patrick became a Global Ambassador for Graduate Fashion Foundation. Later that year he received a nomination for a British Fashion Award from the British Fashion Council. At the beginning of 2021, he was appointed Sustainability Design Director of the Italian womenswear brand Pinko and Sustainability Ambassador for Professor Jimmy Choo’s newly founded JCA academy, before moving his own studio into the academy as Designer in Residence in 2022. Patrick McDowell’s three founding pillars are: Support people and the planet, Uplift the Queer community and Nurture Creative education.