Zakeia // Couture upcycling from Cairo


Instead of focusing on cheap and fast production with low wages at the same time, Zakeia founder Sara Saad focuses on luxurious (sometimes already tailored!) deadstock materials from couture houses. Individual upcycling pieces are made from these fabric jewels in the company’s own workshop in Egypt (slowly, of course), which are launched every Saturday at 12 noon as limited drops.

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Vretena – closing the loop


From an initial feeling and the unconditional knowledge that the right time for change is always NOW, Vretena was founded in Frankfurt at the end of 2017. With the aim of connecting urbanity and nature through innovation and closing cycles. With their new – extended bio-based capsule collection – the label of the sisters Denica Nikolova and Nona Dokuzova is part of the closed loop pilot project.

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