Traditionally made jewelry of the Maasai, made by female artists at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania - this is Alama. Improving the living conditions of the craftswomen and bringing us accessories that have a great, mythical aura.
The Ukrainian-born designer Alesya Orlóva loves individuality - and designs accessories for all those who feel the same way. In her atelier in Hamburg, she creates timeless modern handbags in limited editions. Each piece a favorite.
AN AN LONDREE
The label An An Londree is luxury. Because every meter of fabric is created with great enthusiasm and lovingly by hand. The clothes and accessories that result from this are dream pieces. Outstanding, cool, and of modern poetry.
Anne Bernecker had enough of fashion for the masses and decided to go for the oppo-site principle: unique pieces for a few. The London designer collects the most beautiful vintage jackets on her travels - and turns them into unique pieces.
According to the Berlin-based designer Anne Manns, jewellery does not have to be studded with diamonds to shine. She prefers to design sculptural pieces of silver inspired by women, nature and art - and of course, all handmade in Germany.
Antonia Zander designs wow pieces made of cashmere. Her choice of colours immediately makes our hearts beat faster. The yarns are processed in Italy according to the rules of the highest art - substantial and fair. Some pieces are knitted by hand.
The Parisian label Baboosha stands for high-class slippers. With finest alpaca fur, cuddly, and luxurious. A long-lasting must-have that impresses with style. Traditional, high-quality design, and natural materials score high in eco-glamour.
Binu is Korean for soap. The pretty word is the simple name for the Berlin beauty label, which - exactly - produces soaps near Seoul. Highly effective based on the know-how of traditional Korean care and using high-quality herbal ingredients.
Designer Buki Akomolafe combines West African patterns, quilts, and prints to clean classics for her Berlin high-end label. An eclectic style that takes urban looks to a new dimension. All made from fine organic fabrics from Europe and Africa.
In her studio in Munich, jewelry designer Claudia Lassner produces cool pieces under the name Cocii Jewelry. Every item is made by hand from recycled gold and silver. All suppliers adhere to the guidelines of sustainable extraction.
How great would it be to have a cashmere sweater that will stay with you forever? Because it's so timelessly precious? But also, because we know what great (and well paid) effort goes into it? This is the work of the cashmere label Feinstück.
Because there was no such thing, Berlin-based Judith Springer Fine invented a deodorant that looks good, works well and does not contain harmful active ingredients. The cream-deodorant is free of aluminium salts and other "nasties."
Since 2009, German fashion designer Gabriele Frantzen designs accessories that not only look spectacular, but are all made completely in the EU. Her claim: Use local craftsmanship, avoid long distances.
For many years Orsola Bertini Curri raced around the world as a fashion manager. Until one day she said "stop" to the fashion industry and disposable con-sumption. Her idea of down-shifting - Knitted Love. Finest slow knitwear made in Austria & Italy.
Designing such beautiful and wonderfully fitted dresses so that they remain in style for at least (half) an eternity. This is the goal of Munich designer Lilly Ingenhoven. Because pieces, that are loved and worn for a long time, are extremely sustainable.
MAISON SNOW WHITE
Why do high class and organic not go together in the cosmetics industry? The luxury brand Maison Snow White, only produces in small batches and with the finest organic oils, proves that this prejudice is not true.
German designer Malaika Raiss sews sensibility and strength into her successful Berlin label. Fashion designed in Germany, with a subtle glow and a luxurious feel. Highly fair produced, handcrafted and partially made of recycled material.
Nobody needs countless pots and jars in the bathroom to protect skin well. The Munich-based label MUTI has developed a minimalist, highly effective unisex facial line that is perfectly clear - and contains no problematic substances.
The traditional Parisian house Pallas makes "Petite Couture" - each part of the collection, including the tuxedo, is made by one single tailor. An elegant, cool, androgynous style that focuses on strength. High-quality crafts-manship with attitude.
The Berlin label Philomena Zanetti focuses on it's clear lines - and this does not apply to the look, but also to the production! Each Zanetti piece is handcrafted and made from sustainable fabrics.
Munich jewelry designer Saskia Diez is the queen of under-statement. She designs delicate and fine pieces of jewelry that are not loud or intrusive at all. She uses only processed silver and gold from Germany, gained from old metals.
High Jewelry with responsibility - that's what Vieri stands for. The Berlin-based label designs hand-crafted jewellery made of ethically sourced or recycled gold and strives for better working conditions for the mining industry all over the world.