GLOBAL EVENTS FOR FASHION PROFESSIONALS​

GLOBAL EVENTS FOR FASHION PROFESSIONALS​

Smart Creation, the podcast. Episode 63

Andrea Rambaldi, Founder and General Manager of FashionArt

“We’re sculpting the future of CSR in FashionArt with a strategy that values people, society, and sustainable processes as much as products.”

Andrea Rambaldi, Founder and General Manager of FashionArt

Have you ever wondered how luxury fashion and environmental sustainability can coexist? In today’s episode of Smart Creation, the podcast, we dive into this fascinating intersection with a special guest who’s making significant strides in this area. Our guest is not just a visionary but also a key player in transforming the fashion industry.

Andrea Rambaldi, the founder and general manager of FashionArt, is the esteemed guest of our show. With a background in chemistry and a passion for painting, Andrea grew up in a family deeply rooted in fashion and creativity. His mother was a tailor and fashion designer, while his father owned a laundry and dyeing business. After spending a decade in the family business, Andrea ventured out to create FashionArt, a company that prides itself on combining artistry with industrial production. His journey led him to work with prestigious brands like Chanel, which eventually became a majority shareholder of FashionArt in 2022.

Podcast Smart Creation 63 Fashion Art

“We insist on a supply chain that’s not just effective but also ethical and environmentally conscious.”

Andrea Rambaldi, Founder and General Manager of FashionArt

This episode explores the innovative and sustainable practices that FashionArt employs in the textile industry. Andrea discusses the company’s commitment to craftsmanship and technology, such as laser and ozone washing, which has allowed them to create unique and high-quality products. He emphasizes the importance of a carefully selected and audited supply chain to ensure environmental, safety, and ethical compliance. 

“Our products are a fusion of supreme craftsmanship and state-of-the-art technology like laser and ozone washing.”

Andrea Rambaldi, Founder and General Manager of FashionArt

 Andrea also highlights the company’s initiatives like providing machinery to smaller businesses and their investment in becoming GOTS certified. The conversation delves into the challenges of water consumption in denim production and how FashionArt is addressing these through techniques like laser and ozone treatment, and even starting their own cotton cultivation in Italy.

Andrea shares his vision for the future, including the creation of an internal sewing academy and further internalization of strategic processes to protect their clients’ designs and intellectual property.

“Achieving GOTS certification wasn’t just a goal—it was a commitment to sustainability that we made reality, even during challenging times like the COVID pandemic. […] Every euro spent towards certification and sustainability is an investment in our planet’s future.”

Andrea Rambaldi, Founder and General Manager of FashionArt
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