FOUNDED IN 2014 - HAMBURG, GERMANY
Jan’n June is a minimalistic, super stylish fashion brand, who succeeds in being sustainable and affordable at the same time. As such, it appeals to a young fashion crowd with a heart for the planet. No surprise then that the brand was created by young female entrepreneurs who could not find what they were looking for and decided to make it themselves then.
With regards to sustainability & transparency, what are your core values that define how your brand operates?
We believe that affordable fashion doesn’t mean a trade-off between profit and people or our environment. You can have it all. We produce in Wroclaw, Poland, in a family-owned factory. Why Poland? Because we want a close-by production, so we have an eye on what’s going on. We are visiting our manufacturer regularly to define the workmanships for each article and auditing the factory. We have a contract with our manufacturer that strictly forbids us to pass on our order to third parties so we can guarantee full transparency.
All our materials are certified. Read more about our fair production and the different certificates. We believe in transparency. Every item has a QR code that leads to the so-called ECO-ID – the passport of your item. It reveals the supply chain in every step, such as the origin of the resource or the final production.
With regards to sustainability & transparency, what are the "hot topics" you are currently working on and try to improve yourself on?
We think we are quite good when it comes to sustainability and transparency. But we also know we need to get much better. Currently, quite a lot of topics are on our minds. To name a few: actual circularity, JNJ second-hand options, zero waste in cutting, next-to-no-waste-in-packaging…