Riley Uggla, Founder & Creative Director of RILEY STUDIO, A DotCom Magazine Exclusive Interview

Riley Uggla is the Founder & creative director of RILEY STUDIO, Riley is a thought leader, influencer, visionary, and successful entrepreneur. Riley provides the leadership and energy that has inspired the creation of RILEY STUDIO.
Riley Uggla joins other leading Bestselling Authors, International Speakers & entrepreneurs, CEOs, and Founders taking part in our Leader Roundtable Interview Series. The DotCom Magazine editorial team is delighted to have Riley join us for our Leader Roundtable Interview.

Problems with Fast Fashion and What to Look for When Getting Ethical Clothing

The fashion industry has a dirty secret that many people don’t know. Fast fashion, as it’s called, has a really damaging effect on everyone and everything involved. London’s Riley Uggla, Founder and Lead Designer of Riley Studio, is all too aware of the impact the fashion industry has on both communities and the environment.

Riley Uggla Thinks Neutral Clothing Is the Future of Fashion

The way the fashion world works is not sustainable. Fashion goes through many cycles, which end up creating a lot of waste clothing. The biggest thing we could do is to focus on creating clothes that you could wear all year round. It is one of the many things that fashion designers have to figure out.

Riley Uggla Talks About Making Clothing Production More Eco-Friendly

The current clothing industry is one of the worst for the environment. Many things go into this determination, but the main problems lie in the fact that this industry has a global reach and requires inputs from millions of people worldwide. 

Gender-Neutral Styles Designed to Last a Lifetime with Riley Uggla: Founder, Riley Studio

“I was brought up in a large family with three siblings and grew up all over the place. My parents were avid travelers so we were always on the go, exploring new cities, and learning about new cultures. I went to school in London and spent summers with my family in Canada on a lake. From a young age my parents instilled in us the importance of family, independence, and kindness. I always saw myself going into the fashion industry and wish sustainability was taught at school so I could have learned its importance at an earlier age.

Riley Uggla Announces New Riley Studio Collection

LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / March 15, 2021 / Riley Uggla, the founder of Riley Studio, is excited to announce that Collection 06 is set to launch on April 12, 2021. The collection will be available to purchase online and at Selfridges.

The Impact of the Fashion Industry on the Global Environment

Gender norms are changing around the world, and more people are interested in wearing gender-neutral clothing each year. In addition to their advanced views on gender expression, people are becoming more concerned with the environment than previous generations. 

Riley Uggla is Excited to Announce the Launch of Little Riley Studio

LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / April 21, 2021 / It is with great joy and anticipation that entrepreneur, humanitarian, and ecological advocate Riley Uggla announces the grand premiere of Little Riley Studio, a new, socially conscious fashion line for infants, toddlers, and young children.

IdeaMensch Interviews Fashion Designer and Founder of Riley Studio, Riley Uggla

“I have a wonderful team at Riley Studio that helps me every step of the way in bringing my ideas to life. Each of them is so uniquely talented in different aspects of running the company, and they absorb a lot of the burden operationally, which really helps me to focus on the creative side of things. I would be lost if it weren’t for them.”

Eco Age, Recommended Brands: Riley Studio

Riley Studio has been awarded the Eco-Age Brandmark in recognition of championing gender neutrality through unisex garments, promoting circularity through garment take-back schemes and education, upholding material traceability through extensive sustainability reporting and longstanding relationships with suppliers, and designing with recycled, regenerated and organic fibres.

The Maiyet Collective Brand Highlight

Founded in London August 2018, Riley Studio is a gender-neutral fashion brand, with sustainability at the core of their ethos. By creating a range of wardrobe staples, that are kind on the planet, they are on a mission to promote conscious consumerism.

5 For Friday: Life In Lockdown with our Founder

Today for our 5 For Friday we talk to our Founder and Creative Director, Riley Uggla. We hear how she’s been juggling work and a young toddler during lockdown and what’s been keeping her entertained. 

Riley Uggla on Creating Sustainable Clothing to Help the Environment and Communities Around the World

Sustainability has become an important topic in recent years. There are now significant movements to create sustainable products and materials. People are now starting to wake up to the major influence that human beings can have on our climate and the world. It is why entrepreneurs like Riley Uggla and her London – based company, Riley Studio, are so crucial to what the future holds. 


You may have already come across Canadian born Riley Uggla, she’s been on the fashion scene for a few years now. Her previous label ‘Made by Riley’ was a crash course in producing a small loungewear label. ‘I learnt a lot about production, packaging and fabrics. From here I put my efforts into researching eco-innovative fashion and making changes to the ‘Made by Riley’ manufacturing methods,’ she explains. 

Conscious Mothering with Riley Uggla of Riley Studio

We are so pleased to have recently launched Riley Studio’s new collection of beautiful sustainable gender neutral staples to our Made To Order collection. In this editorial, we chat to Riley Uggla, the founder of Riley Studio. Riley shares with us how she navigates sustainable living as a new Mother and running a sustainable fashion line.

The Uggla Family Scholarship Programme

The London School of Economics and Political Science is delighted to announce an innovative new scholarship programme which will provide comprehensive support to ten exceptional students from underrepresented backgrounds each year. It has been made possible by the generous and visionary philanthropy of distinguished alumnus Lance Uggla (MSc Accounting & Finance 1986) and his family.

Riley Studio is challenging the conventions of the fashion industry with gender-neutral, sustainable clothing

There are a few reliable staples everyone should have in their wardrobe. A classic white shirt, a pair of black pants. These essentials are the pillars of versatility, capable of complementing a whole range of outfits and occasions. Fashion is fleeting, and just about every fashion brand has reinvented a wardrobe staple, but Riley Studio surpasses trends by creating key pieces with an enduring style so you can turn less into more.

7 Conscious Fashion Buys To Boost Your Veganuary Credentials

If you have pledged to become a more conscious consumer in 2021, you’re in the right place. You may already be familiar with Veganuary, an initiative founded in 2014 to promote the benefits of a vegan lifestyle. And it’s not all about advocating for a plant-based diet – the month-long campaign also serves to educate people on the fashion industry’s sustainable landscape, namely its key change-makers, and the innovative fabrics set to shape the future of garment manufacturing.

Sustainable Fashion Brands Dominate London Fashion Week

It’s good news that most fashion brands, large and small, are looking at how to incorporate sustainable or “eco-friendly” practices into their businesses. The British Fashion Council’s London Fashion Week is particularly good at taking the lead in social issues. LFW was the first main fashion week to go fur-free last year. This year the BFC launched the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design to recognise a fashion designer focused on sustainable and community practices.

The seriously cool genderless brands you need to know

The fashion industry is playing a game of catch-up. With more than one in ten millennials identifying as transgender or gender non-conforming, brands are having to re-think how they design clothes. The most recent New York Fashion Week, which happened in September, cast 36 transgender / gender non-conforming models for its shows, up from 30 the season before.

Sustainable Menswear Brands That Sell Essential Basics Every Man Needs

Truth be told, men like to play it safe when it comes to dressing up. Whenever you’re getting ready, the classic three closet staples your gut instinct would tell you to reach out for are: a navy blue blazer, a crisp white shirt (or T-shirt) and a pair of smart black trousers (or denim jeans, depending on the occasion). A little telltale sign that colours are present would instantly throw you off your game.