Amy Twigger Holroyd

Amy Twigger Holroyd is a designer, maker, writer and researcher. Through her knitwear label, Keep & Share, she has explored the emerging field of fashion and sustainability since 2004. Her work has been featured in many books and publications, from Vogue to Fashion Theory. In 2013 Amy completed her PhD at Birmingham Institute of Art & Design, investigating amateur fashion making—which she describes as ‘folk fashion’—as a strategy for sustainability. Amy is now a Research Fellow in the School of Design at the University of Leeds, working on Design Routes, a three-year research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.