Business Advisory for Skyo Project

DS supported the Ramallah-based brand during their re-launch in spring 2021. Aspects of business matchmaking and preparation of press materials were a part of this, as well as an online talk during Fashion Revolution week.

Digital Workshop for AMD Berlin

For the 2021 spring academy curriculum, DS offered a fully booked on sustainability culture for fashion students. Part of the workshop was sustainability literacy, business tools, and future outlooks for the fashion industry.

Sustainable Matchmaking for Clandestina Cuba

Following Clandestina’s grounding foundations to position the Cuban design at a global scale, its 20-21 collection GLOBAL WARMING. The space hosts, through teleconference sessions, virtual reality and immersion experiences, 360 video, and performance experiences, a curated group of worldwide fashion brands & proposals related to sustainable fashion. DS AGENCY is thrilled to be a part of this project and match the Cuba based fashion brand with international fashion actors.

Learning Material and Digital Workshop for EDUTEX

Throughout the collaboration between German and Ethiopian partner companies and experts, EDUTEX envisions increasing the level of sustainability aspects in Ethiopian textile schools. EDUTEX is based on a between Beuth University of Applied Sciences in Berlin and the Mekelle University in Ethiopia. DS AGENCY developed a series of learning materials and a digital workshop format for the international project.

Sustainable Fashion Wholesale and Consulting Support

DS AGENCY has always been in love with strong aesthetics, creative minds, and the business side of the fashion industry. Klsvk formed the new project onlyafew and we will support her with sustainability consulting and conscious fashion impulses!

Sustainable Fashion writing for Mess Magazine

For the distinctive fashion magazine, which streamlines in over 14 countries in print, having over a million views per each issue released DS AGENCY contributes regularly from the perspective of a textile certification and fashion sustainability specialist. The short online contributions reflect on current trends and forecasts for a more responsible and diverse fashion future.

Sustainability Guide: Textile Certifications for Fashion Companies

The collection of sustainability guides will give Fashion Companies an introduction to the most common sustainability certifications by Textile Exchange and GOTS. Aside from the comparison of standards, you will find an introduction to dignity in supply chains, labor rights, anti-discrimination guidelines, and health & safety. Environmental benchmarks or chemical regulations are set in context for units without production on site. The guide will help fashion brands to understand complex compliance procedures and prepare for monitoring approaches through the experience of a textile auditor.

Sustainability Guide: Textile Certifications for Processing Units

The collection of sustainability guides will give Processing Units an introduction to the most common sustainability certifications by Textile Exchange and GOTS. Aside from the comparison of standards, you will find an introduction to dignity in supply chains, labor rights, anti-discrimination guidelines, and health & safety. Environmental benchmarks, chemical regulations, and production inputs used in textile compliance are set in context and valuable information on textile audits from an auditor’s experience will help companies preparing for the compliance process.

Post Lockdown Sustainability Webinar for Fashion Council Germany

DS AGENCY curated a combination of webinars for Fashion Council Germany, focused on crisis navigation and conscious business concepts post-Corona. The online events explained the basics of authentic Sustainability Culture & Post Lockdown approaches for fashion brands.

Textile Compliance Storytelling for Queen of Raw NYC

Textile certifications can come across a little too technical and accessible information is often complicated to get into. To help industry professionals and consumers find their way through the most common textile programs DS AGENCY created an appealing overview of the most common textile standards for the highly praised start-up Queen of Raw.

Textile Compliance Learning for GCL Certifications

For the UK based certification body, DS AGENCY composed educational and effective training materials about textile certification standards. The aim of the courses is to lead clients through the methods of getting a certification process started and understand the basics of compliance management.

Sustainability Culture Advisory for Premium Exhibitions & FashionTech Berlin

Premium Exhibitions and Seek Berlin introduced a new line of talks and events about sustainability to their portfolio. For both formats DS AGENCY curated and hosted a series of panel talks about transparency, conscious culture and new nordic sustainability. Amongst the guests were founders/creative directors/sustainability managers of brands as Veja Shoes, Norden Project, Sandqvist, Schön Magazin, Ecoalf, Gant, Lee Jeans or Blackbird Berlin.

Navigating Textile Supply Chain Certifications with Re:Source Library NYC

The 3-hour Workshop & Online Masterclass educates brands, industry professionals, and curious consumers to navigate the complex landscape of textile certifications for fashion supply chains. The session included answers to the most fundamental questions around certifications but also detailed information about logo claims, social and environmental facts, and supply chain monitoring.

Guest Lecture Textile Certification Fashion Institute of Technology NYC

DS AGENCY held a guest lecture within the Sustainable Design Entrepreneurs course at FIT New York City. The in-depth session highlighted aspects of textile auditing processes, supply chain certification, and business growth opportunities brands can create from being certified for organic or recycling standards.

Diverse Sustainability Pop Up Shop for Copenhagen Fashion Week

During Copenhagen Fashion Week DS hosted a one week Pop Up Shop with a focus on sustainable fashion from new markets. DS AGENCY curated a selection of designers from Hungary, Slovenia, Israel, Iran, Peru as well as some local design talents.

Premium Berlin x DS Curated Exhibition of Sustainable Brands

Premium Exhibitions Berlin for the first time ever determined an entire section of their biannual trade show to the topic of sustainability. DS AGENCY contributed to the project with a curated exhibition of ethical fashion and jewelry brands.

Textile Auditing and Compliance Training for Control Union

Control Union UK, Netherlands, Germany, and North America are the main local offices' DS works with as an independent textile auditor and compliance trainer for the biggest certification body worldwide. Our clients vary from production units as Holland & Sherry, Armstrong Mills or Tärnsjö Sweden to fashion brands like Samsø & Samsø, GANT, and New Look.

Tel Aviv Fashion Week Showroom Management and Wholesale Consulting

As an ongoing project DS AGENCY has been working in close relation with the creative scene in Israel and the initiators of Tel Aviv Fashion Week. For two years DS hosted the first international showrooms for the upcoming fashion destination including international guest management. After preparing the local designers in wholesale strategies DS matched them with buyers from Voo Berlin, Temporary Showroom, and The Store amongst other international industry professionals.

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