Smart Creation, the podcast. Episode 19

Smart Creation, the podcast, invites you to explore the potential of sustainable fashion.

For this episode, we are pleased to welcome Olivier Raynaud, Owner and General manager of Raynaud Jeune, specialized in the vegetable tanning of lamb skins and exhibitors of Première Vision Leather.

«  It is a very important demand from our customers. More and more my main and major customers come to visit our company and want to see what we do for the environment before they commit themselves with ourselves . We keep our customers because we have this real eco-friendly way of working. » 

This week we are meeting with Olivier Raynaud, he is the general manager of Raynaud Jeune, founded in 1928. This family business is a small lamb skin tannery in the south of France. The company is mostly focused on leather for shoes and leather good. They are produced as sustainable as they can and are very careful about their customers’ demands. In this episode, Olivier tells us his two eureka moments that pushed him to become more sustainable, he explains how he is managing his company and he details the best practices Raynaud Jeune has adopted over the past years. He also explains us the process of his vegetable tanned leather and gives advises for young designer who want to build a sustainable brand.

Smart Creation, the podcast of Première Vison :

  • Première Vision launches Smart Creation, the podcast. Listen to the first episode!
  • Episode 2: Matteo Mantellassi, CEO of MANTECO. 
  • Episode 3: Flavio Berto, he is the CEO of Berto a manufacture based in Italy and specialized in Denim. 
  • Episode 4: Michael Lam from Advanced Denim during the May 2019 Denim Première Vision show in Milan based in China.
  • Episode 5: Nicolò Zumaglini, he is the CEO at Lanificio Subalpino.
  • Episode 6: Andreas Andrén, Chief Operating Officer at We aRe SpinDye® (SE).
  • Episode 7: Monique Maissan, Founder and CEO of Waste2Wear® (CN).
  • Episode 8: Deborah Berger, Deputy General Manager, Nativa Precious Fiber (FR).
  • Episode 9: Marina Coutelan, Fashion Manager for Smart Creation at Première Vision, she deciphers Première Vision’s initiatives in terms of responsible fashion and shares her favourite materials and companies by type of product sought!
  • Episode 10: Jeanine Ballone, Managing Director at Fashion 4 Development Solutions.
  • Episode 11: Isaac Nichelson, CEO & Co-founder at Circular SystemsTM.
  • Episode 12: Guido Zilli, who is in charge of the communication and sustainability at the italian tannery Gruppo Dani.
  • Episode 13: Marie Demaegdt, Textile & Sustainability Director at the CELC (European Confederation of Linen and Hemp) is the only European agro-industrial organization bringing together and federating all the stages of production and transformation for flax and hemp.
  • Episode 14 : Francesco Marini, Designer and Innovation manager chez Marini Industrie SpA.
  • Episode 15 : Ruth Farrell – Global Marketing Director at Eastman Naia TM.
  • Episode 16 : Pierre-Nicolas Hurstel CEO & Co-founder at Arianee
  • Episode 17 :  Kutay Saritosun, Director of Fashion Brands at Bluesign Technologies
  • Episode 18 : Kevin Germanier, Founder of the brand Germanier.
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