Founded in 2007 by Giusy Bettoni, C.L.A.S.S. is a multi-platform hub based in Milan and a leading voice for responsible fashion. Its aim is to integrate new smart values into the global system at every level, from creation to marketing and production. Based on a three-dimensional approach to fashion – creativity, innovation and responsibility – C.L.A.S.S. accompanies small, medium and large companies on their paths to a circular economy.
Smart branding, innovative materials and good communications are the key ingredients in turning a brand into a bastion of the new generation of values that will form the basis of tomorrow’s responsible business models. This is why C.L.A.S.S. invites all fashion industry players to join them and gain access to a wide range of services extending to every stage in the supply chain.
Among the hub’s key activities:
- Consulting: C.L.A.S.S. works with each client, small or large, to develop a tailored plan to integrate responsibility in their supply chain, and effectively communicate these efforts.
- Material Hub: An inspiring hub of materials that brings together top responsible materials and supplies from across the globe, all certifiably sustainable.
- Education: C.L.A.S.S. offers a variety of dynamic workshops specialising in smart design for brands, professionals emerging designers and fashion students, to help guide them in their search for materials, site visits, and the development of strategic communication.
- E-commerce: a unique sales platform where C.L.A.S.S. offers its support to designers, responsible start-ups and student projects, and partner suppliers.