Nanollose has announced the appointment of Carla Woidt as a fashion consultant to the company, to assist in further building on Nanollose’s established relationships in the Australian and global fashion industry. Nanollose is a leading bio-materials company commercialising scalable technology to create fibres and fabrics with minimal environmental impact.

Nanollose also aims to leverage her in-depth knowledge of internal operations in the fashion industry, to assist the company with its strategy of commercialisation and implementation. Woidt is a leading fashion consultant with 15 years’ experience across all facets of the fashion industry including product development, design, product processes, supply chain assessment and strategy, business process refinement, sustainable product practice proposal and integration, sourcing, wholesale, textile design and innovation, according to Nanollose.

Woidt has worked in senior positions for leading brands Theory / Helmut Lang in New York, Temperley London in the UK, and has also worked as a freelance textile designer in The Netherlands. She has also provided consultancy services to leading international brands including Nobody Denim, Camilla, and Country Road. With a tertiary education from the University of Technology in Sydney, Woidt graduated with first class honours before becoming a part time lecturer at the university. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Adelaide

“We are delighted to welcome Woidt to Nanollose. Her in-depth understanding of the inner workings of the fashion industry will be a considerable benefit as we begin to engage more deeply with brands in 2021. In particular, her experience working with the influential design teams within brands will facilitate both the uptake of nullarbor into their existing product lines and convey how the fibre’s unique features can be best exploited in new collections,” Nanollose executive chairman, Wayne Best said.

“I’m very excited to be working with a company such as Nanollose, that is at the forefront of sustainable fashion and I look forward to using my experience to assist with the commercialisation of their Tree-Free fibres. I have a strong passion for sustainability and it’s applications to the global textiles and fashion industries, and I look forward to working with the Nanollose team,” Woidt said.