People, planet and profit are at stake as 97 pct. of all fast fashion garments are made in developing countries. One answer is slow fashion and social responsibility, Norhan El Sakkout, Lone Munk, and Jeannette Loua would agree.
Producing sustainable footwear is a complicated process. Given the environmental impact of a global production of 20 billion pairs of shoes yearly, the stakes are high. When teaming up during DEDI Green Gate Workshop, the two footwear designers, Youssef Anwar and Anna Poulsen, gained valuable knowhow.
How can we reduce the massive carbon footprints of the fashion industry? During the first workshop of DEDI Green Gate 2022 held in August, the 22 participants were looking for answers to this question and sharing experiences and knowledge.
Mix ancient Egypt with Danish minimalism, talented designers, and experienced craftsmen, and you get 13 unique stools. Danish-Egyptian dialogue on the floor of a factory in Damietta is a recipe for innovation.