Giving something back to nature with sustainable and fair streetwear was the founding idea of the Swiss brand NIKIN, which plants a tree for every sold product. With well over a million trees, Nikin has made his contribution to the reforestation of the earth.
A lot of professional experience in the clothing industry as well as numerous trips to production countries have shown Karin Schönbuchner that there is a lot going on in the fashion industry. So what to do if you love fashion, but can’t cope with conventional production conditions? Clear. Establish your own label.
With his extra high demands on sustainability, wunderwerk founder Heiko Wunder does not always have it easy. It’s not about “easy” either. He wants to optimize what can be optimized and therefore for his brand, founded in 2013, consistently refrains from anything that harms people, animals or nature. The result? Sustainable style that easily plays in the big leagues.
With her yoga label BESSONNEN, Annett Borg designs long-lasting fashion that is intended to reduce the pile of textile waste in the fast fashion industry. The trained fashion designer and founding member of Fashion Revolution Germany expresses her circular approach in her circular capsule collection.
Layered coats, pants that transform into jumpsuits, asymmetrical cuts for blouses, dresses and skirts – the designer from Berlin, Sepideh Ahadi, with her Iranian roots is the symbol of a true melting pot of cultures. With her minimalist, innovative ready-to-wear designs, she picks up on social issues to encourage her clients to see fashion in a different context.
Rent what you like; buy what you really love. Thekla Wilkening has long been aware that renting is the new way to buy. Since 2019, the co-founder of the clothing store, Germany’s first fashion rental concept, has been bringing her expertise in borrowed clothing to her project, Stay Awhile.
Hanna Greis takes a contemporary approach with her brand, SETERY. Instead of launching an XL collection, she focuses on a smaller version: the capsule wardrobe. With only ten pieces, she wants to make mornings easier for business women. The Kickstarter campaign will start in spring 2020.
RE-BELLO was the first fashion label “Made in Italy” to address concepts such as responsibility and innovation by combining style, high quality design and fashion with respect for environmental issues. Even years after its foundation, the brand continues to show that sustainable + minimalist can be a successful concept.