The materials that Claudia Jünemann uses for her timeless, puristic label FRiJDA JUNi are just as clean as the collection. Coupled with a transparent supply chain and regional production (designed in Munich – made in Bavaria), the fashion designer shows how contemporary sustainability works
With her label of the same name, Christiane Strobel relies on timeless, high-quality designs that will become long-term companions. With her sophisticated blouses, pants, dresses and jackets – designed in Cologne, eco-fair and socially produced in Marrakech – she wants to democratize quality and make sustainable design accessible to more people.
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.
Christine Metz is not a blank slate in fashion. She is a trained clothing technician and fashion tailor, studied fashion design at AMD in Berlin and gained professional experience at Berlin brands such as Liebeskind and Lala Berlin. After 13 years in the industry, she founded the label she has always dreamed of: fair, sustainable, transparent and minimalist.
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.
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.
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.
It is thanks to the siblings Elisabeth and Daniel Tocca that sustainable fashion is an issue in South Tyrol. While Daniel founded his label Re-Bello in 2013 after long preparations and thus became the first sustainable fashion brand made in Italy, Elisabeth Tocca founded her mother-child label CORA happywear, inspired by her younger brother.