Léonore Garnier, Sustainability Project Manager at the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode
In this new episode of Smart Creation, Léonore talks to us about her vision of fashion and the importance of combining creativity, sustainability, and innovation, in order to make a positive contribution to the fashion industry and create a better future.
Léonore Garnier is the Sustainability Project Manager at the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode. Her role focuses on promoting collective sustainability efforts within the fashion industry. With a background that emphasizes creativity, she defines sustainability as fashion’s avenue to embody relevance, durability, and circularity while addressing environmental and social challenges.
“Learn about what you wear, love your clothes, and question their impact.“Léonore Garnier, Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode
As part of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, Léonore Garnier contributes to its mission of advancing sustainability in the fashion realm. The federation initiates collaborative endeavors, such as the “eco-design for sustainable product regulation”, guiding brands to integrate sustainable practices into their operations.
Garnier’s role involves guiding brands to comprehend their environmental impact, advocating for materials reuse, and incorporating sustainable design principles into events like Paris Fashion Week.
With a vision that cherishes clothing’s value and mindful consumption, the Federation aims to instill sustainability as a fundamental approach within the fashion industry.
“Sustainability is a constraint; we confront a vast climate crisis that extends beyond any single industry. What I find intriguing is that when connected to fashion, it demands qualities of relevance, durability, persistence, and circularity. These substantial concepts gain true significance within creative industries, as creativity inherently thrives on innovation and unique thinking.”Léonore Garnier, Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode