GOTS Case Study:
JAN 'N JUNE
Founded in 2014 by German designers Anna and Jula, JAN 'N JUNE is a Hamburg-based fashion company that embodies the fusion of fashion and sustainability. The company was born out of the necessity for sustainable fashion, and its ethos intertwines sustainability into every facet of its operations. This shift in societal awareness has not only fueled JAN 'N JUNE's growth but also cemented its status as a prominent sustainable fashion brand. The company's mission is clear: to demonstrate that fashion can be both stylish and sustainable.
The decision to obtain GOTS organic certification was a significant milestone for JAN 'N JUNE. It was a testament to the company’s unwavering commitment to ethical production and eco-conscious materials. JAN 'N JUNE recognised the importance of GOTS certification in fostering transparency and credibility in the fashion industry.
JAN 'N JUNE's commitment to sustainability extends throughout the business. The brand's ethos centres around the belief that fashion and sustainability can seamlessly coexist. The company takes pride in producing garments fairly in Portugal and Poland, using sustainable materials like organic cotton, recycled polyester, and lyocell. These choices reflect JAN 'N JUNE's unwavering dedication to ethical practices and eco-conscious fashion, encompassing a circular economy, waste reduction, responsible consumption, and creative approaches to repurposing fabric offcuts.
Resilience and the Road Ahead
The journey of JAN 'N JUNE has been marked by ups and downs, with the COVID-19 pandemic adding its own set of challenges. However, what the company takes the most pride in is its unwavering commitment to sustainability, its ability to adapt, and its solution-driven approach in the face of adversity. This resilience would not have been possible without a dedicated and hardworking team.