In January 2020, the Swiss lingerie brand, Calida, and the avant-garde luxury label, Viktor&Rolf, presented their joint Capsule Collection, “we want a better world” at NEONYT. Colorful, contemporary, insane details, and above all, 100 percent compostable.
Brands are canceling their orders. Partially produced goods are not accepted. Factories have to close, workers are laid off. The effects of Corona on the textile industry are enormous. We discuss the current situation in Indonesia and Bangladesh with Marina Chahboune, whose agency “Closed Loop Fashion Consulting” is a sustainability manager in the textile production sector and advises large companies from Indonesia.
Originally, we had invited Salewa marketing director, Thomas Aichner, to a case study at the 4th edition with four other outdoor experts. To mark the occasion, presenter Susanne Barta is now talking to the former professional snowboarder and tourism expert about corporate responsibility, learnings from the Corona crisis, looking to the future and the end of the fast pace of life.