Goethe Institute, Made2Flow, Sqetch, Queen of Raw, Fashion Institute of Technology NYC, AMD Germany, Re:Sourced Canada, Control Union Europe and North America, GSCI Services , GCL Certifications, Premium Exhibitions Berlin, Seek Berlin, NEONYT, Revolver Copenhagen, Mykke Hoffmann, SANE Certification, Peru Moda, ProColombia, Beuth University of Applied Sciences, Fashion Council Germany, Clandestina Cuba, Mess Magazine...
Supply Chain Storytelling
For TOMORROW IN A YEAR, DS helped to validate production methods of the 'Made in USA' brand. Based on the trust the brand created with its suppliers, DS refined its transparency message and branding.
Publication on Artisan Collaboration
Contemporary bands and fashion aesthetics can help to sustain the skills and livelihoods of artisans. Check out the published piece via Springer ISBN [978-981-16-5967-6]
DS continuously collaborates with the German-wide Fashion School for workshops and teaching engagements. Topics covered are Sustainability Literacy, Sustainability Marketing, and Business Ethics in Changing Markets.
Fashion Council Germany
DS AGENCY curated a combination of webinars focused on crisis navigation and conscious business concepts post-Corona.
Queen of Raw NYC
DS AGENCY created an appealing overview of the most common textile standards for the highly praised start-up Queen of Raw and its international followers and client base.
Revolver Trade Show Copenhagen
In 2020 DS AGENCY was the first to curate a selection of exclusively sustainable brands for the trade show. We represented 5 different brands from 5 countries. To create traffic we also hosted sustainability talks featuring Voo Store, Wood Wood, and Pool Berlin.
Control Union Europe & North America
DS worked with as an independent textile auditor and compliance trainer for the biggest certification body worldwide. After almost 4 years we completed ~200 audits for GOTS/GRS/RCS/OCS/GOLS/RAF.
Premium / Seek Berlin
DS AGENCY curated and hosted a series of panel talks for the trade show's first sustainability experiences in 2020. Amongst the guests were Veja Shoes, Norden Project, Sandqvist, Schön! Magazin, Ecoalf, Gant, Lee and Blackbird Berlin.
Pop-Up Shop Copenhagen
The pop-up in Copenhagen showed how beautiful and diverse, conscious fashion can be. We curated 15 brands from all over the world, 2 talks covering international sustainability trends and the B CORP certification movement, plus a zero-waste cocktail event, an upcycling workshop, and an installation showcasing Indian artisan fabrics. DS curated the selection of designers, set up the PR strategy for the shop, and produced the retail experience.
Clandestina Cuba x Goethe Institute
In March 2022 DS AGENCY co-hosted the first 4-day sustainable fashion event ever in Havana, providing educational daily workshops for over 1500 students and creatives. DS curated the educational program for the conference and added a selection of international guests to the event.
SANE certification doesn’t single out the planet, the people, or consumer safety: the SANE STANDARD protects them all.
DS AGENCY supported the compliance framework, auditing procedures, and standard writing of the new fashion certification from Berlin. Since December 2022 I am on the BOARD OF ADVISORY for SANE.
PERÚ MODA hosted a series of sustainability lectures, to which DS contributed with a presentation focused on Alpaca and artisan textiles and how traditional textile skills can be translated into modern-day business success.
EDUTEX envisions increasing the level of sustainability aspects in Ethiopian textile schools. DS AGENCY developed a series of reusable learning materials as well as a digital workshop format for the project.
DS AGENCY contributes regularly from the perspective of a textile certification and fashion sustainability specialist. The short online contributions reflect current trends and forecasts
Fashion Institute of Technology NYC
Guest lectures within the Sustainable Design Entrepreneurs course at FIT. The in-depth session highlighted aspects of textile auditing processes and supply chain certifications. Furthermore, speaking engagements about Sustainable Business building and The New Fashion System.
Copenhagen Fashion Week Pop Up
DS hosted a one-week Pop Up Shop in the famous Jægersborggade, with a focus on sustainable fashion from upcoming markets such as Hungary, Slovenia, Israel, Iran, Cuba and Peru.
DS AGENCY composed educational and effective training materials about textile certification standards for the global certification body. The materials are used to inform new clients and create in-person workshops.
Man/ Woman New York
In 2019 DS AGENCY represented selected sustainable brands from all over the world at the New York format of the globally successful micro-trade show. Man/Woman focuses on independent deisgners and contemporray styles.