Thoughtful Luxury: How Business and Creativity can Drive Sustainability and Growth
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Christopher Raeburn appeared on-stage at the prestigious Condé Nast Luxury Conference discussing all things RÆBURN, Timberland and how business, creativity, and collaboration can drive sustainability and growth along with panelists Jochen Zeitz, Sylvie Bénard of LVMH, moderated by Suzy Menkes and Jo-Ann Strauss. Raeburn, who joined Timberland as global creative director this past fall, share's the brand's longstanding commitment to responsibility.
The award aims to connect over 12,000 players in the industry to support and drive sustainability strategies.
The designer has made his mark in the industry for creating environmentally responsible designs by using deadstock fabrics and reworking them into garments under the brand’s Remade, Reduce and Recycle ethos.
Remade items are produced from fabrics such as military parachutes; Reduced pieces are created from manufacturing waste, and Recycled products from reused plastics.
Timberland is a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of premium footwear, apparel and accessories for the urban outdoor lifestyle. It is part of VF Corporation. Best known for its original yellow boot introduced in 1973, Timberland today outfits consumers from toe-to-head (pun intended), with versatile collections that reflect the brand’s rich heritage of utility, craftsmanship and style.