Fashion Revolution Germany


Willkommen zum Fashion Revolution Day Germany

Die deutsche Initiative startete offiziell im Januar 2014 in Berlin.

Designer, Photographen, Shop Inhaber, Bildungszentren und verschiedene soziale Organisationen beteiligen sich mit Präsentationen und interaktiven Aktionen an dem Projekt. Vor und am 24. April 2014 werden Workshops und Events geplant, die auf die Frage aufmerksam machen „Who made your clothes?“

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Wir sind stolz darauf ein Teil der Bewegung zu sein und freuen uns über Ihre Beteiligung!

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Country Co-ordinator

Magdalena Schaffrin

After finishing her fashion design studies in 2005 at the University of Arts Berlin, the designer founded her brand *magdalena schaffrin and developed under the credo eco-deluxe until 2011 a high-quality and timeless collection. In 2009 she co-founded the fashion fair Greenshowroom, which shows sustainable high-fashion during Fashion Week Berlin. On behalf of the Messe Frankfurt, she co-ordinates the Ethical Fashion Show Berlin, which is destined for urban and casual wear. Beside her work as organizer, she shares her expertise on sustainable fashion as a guest lecturer and she is regularly invited as a speaker for podium discussions and lectures.

Country board

Upcycling Fashion Store

Jonathan, Luise, Arianna and Carina are the team behind the Upcycling Fashion Store. In 2010 they moved to Berlin with the aim of highlighting the concept of Upcycling. They started their own label aluc“ and in 2011 they opened  their shop The Upcycling Fashion Store in the city centre. As activists in the field of upcycling fashion, the team has initiated important projects such as the internationally renowned blog upcycling-fashion.com, the popular monthly networking event named Strich&Faden Modestammtisch Berlin and The Upcycling Pool; a new efficient local second-hand textile sourcing system for fashion upcyclers.  Julia Radewald helps out with organisational and creative tasks for FRD.

Kirsten Brodde

Kirsten Brodde works as campaigner for Greenpeace Germany on the Detox campaign. The detox campaign aims to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from the textile production processes and products. Prior to joining Greenpeace, Kirsten Brodde worked as journalist, she is also a published author. In 2009 her book about eco fashion hits the stores. She is also a well-known blogger. Her blog how about the greening of the textile industry was founded in 2008. Since 2011 Kirsten Brodde has also been a member of the jury for the Federal Ecodesign Award in Germany

Max Gilgenmann

Max Gilgenmann has lived, studied and worked in Bangladesh, Brazil, England, Germany and Hong Kong. He holds a degree in Fashion Design from Nottingham Trent University but mainly works as consultant and project manager concerned with questions of applied sustainability along global supply chains. Since 2010, he is responsible for the Technical Coordination and Sustainability Criteria of the Ethical Fashion Show Berlin and consults other trade fairs of Messe Frankfurt. Additionally he helps organising a range of events concerned with topics like design, communication, environment and traditional as well as mass manufacturing. He speaks about the reorganisation of global supply chains and runs a social business start-up based in and between Berlin and Bangladesh — where he currently spends most of his free time.

Annett Borg

Before starting her upcycling label ‘ROHstoff’ Annett was working for major high street retailers in London where she noticed the vast amount of waste produced by the Fashion Industry.With ROHstoff she wants to set herself apart from the fast fashion clones with the original re-use of preluvd clothes & materials. Annett looks after the Facebook page for Fashion Revolution Day Germany and is in charge of organising major events for the campaign that highlight the processes involved in the creation of a garment and the impact of the wasteful ways of modern living.

Marina Chahboune

Marina is the Project Manager Corporate Responsibility of Germany’s pioneer eco-fashion brand Hessnatur. She is holding a Master degree in “Sustainability in Fashion” from renowned Esmod University in Berlin and has been working as a freelance consultant already for several years, focusing on environmental toxicology and a holistic approach to optimize the textile supply chain with a special field on denims and wovens. In 2012 she launched her blog Beyond Fashion and additionally is co-author of other blogs on sustainable fashion such as Grüne Mode from german board member Kirsten Brodde.

Johanna Balzer

Design is her profession and passion. Throughout her career she has been involved in various sustainable fashion projects. Her skill set covers fashion design, illustration as well as graphics and producing creative prototypes. With her street style approach to design Johanna investigates function and plays with sporty details. She is head of design for a social business start-up based in and between Berlin and Bangladesh and also works for the Ethical Fashion Show Berlin and the Greenshowroom.

Hannah Ringwald

Hannah’s main motivation is to contribute to sustainable and fair developments. While studying and living in The Netherlands, Germany, Argentina and India Hannah pursued this interest by focusing on labour rights and on finding sustainable solutions, particularly in the textile industry. Her final paper was about the transformation of linear global supply chains into circular ones, by keeping “waste” as resources in circular flows. Since 2012 she is working for the Greenshowroom and the Ethical Fashion Show Berlin.

Alex Vogt

Kern Kommunikation is a communications and consulting firm that focuses on sustainability. The company, based in Frankfurt-on-Main, was founded in 2009 by the CSR expert Jana Kern. Alex Vogt, who holds an MBA in textiles, joined the company as partner in 2011. Kern Kommunikation supports trade, industry, associations and trade shows with journalistic and industry-specific know-how.

Kern Kommunikation specializes in the developing and implementing concepts associated with the topics of green product portfolio, sustainable business operations, responsible consumption and corporate responsibility. The spectrum ranges from public relations to strategic consulting. Jana Kern and Alex Vogt also pass on their expertise in lectures, workshops and seminars.

Jana Kern

Kern Kommunikation is a communications and consulting firm that focuses on sustainability. The company, based in Frankfurt-on-Main, was founded in 2009 by the CSR expert Jana Kern. Alex Vogt, who holds an MBA in textiles, joined the company as partner in 2011. Kern Kommunikation supports trade, industry, associations and trade shows with journalistic and industry-specific know-how.

Kern Kommunikation specializes in the developing and implementing concepts associated with the topics of green product portfolio, sustainable business operations, responsible consumption and corporate responsibility. The spectrum ranges from public relations to strategic consulting. Jana Kern and Alex Vogt also pass on their expertise in lectures, workshops and seminars.

Rebecca Espenschied

Kern Kommunikation is a communications and consulting firm that focuses on sustainability. The company, based in Frankfurt-on-Main, was founded in 2009 by the CSR expert Jana Kern. Alex Vogt, who holds an MBA in textiles, joined the company as partner in 2011. Kern Kommunikation supports trade, industry, associations and trade shows with journalistic and industry-specific know-how.

Kern Kommunikation specializes in the developing and implementing concepts associated with the topics of green product portfolio, sustainable business operations, responsible consumption and corporate responsibility. The spectrum ranges from public relations to strategic consulting. Jana Kern and Alex Vogt also pass on their expertise in lectures, workshops and seminars.