Christina Fassbender is founder of the namesake fashion label, which stands for sustainable and affordable luxury. As a passionate fashion industry veteran, she and her brother founded Fassbender in 2017. Today, she has joined forces with New York-based creative director, Matthias Louwen, and got the brand onto international stages, like the Copenhagen Fashion Week.
Before taking the position of Co-Creative Director at Fassbender, Matthias has been heading the design and runway teams of well-known fashion houses, such as Diane von Fürstenberg and Alexander Wang. With his creative hand-sketching skills, he is predestined for runway and MTO designs. At Fassbender, Christina and him follow a holistically sustainable approach guided by circularity and innovation.
Christina and Matthias explain how fashion labels can live up to a holistically sustainable vision. They talk about their personal challenges and experiences within the sustainable design process and explain what alternative ways they have discovered. Find out how to integrate the approach of circular economy into your design pieces by applying new technologies. Finally, Christina and Matthias provide first-hand advice on how to design timeless collections and runway shows more responsibly.
06 Why circularity matters
This is why circularity is an opportunity to learn how to deal more sustainably with the entire product lifecycle
10 Case study – Timeless collections
Find out how to develop timeless and evolving collections and how to design iconic it-pieces