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Future Fashion Store becomes SECONTIQUE Stuttgart

Second-hand shopping means saving resources. You can donate well-preserved clothes and purchase elegant and special pieces in the new Secontique.

The new SECONTIQUE opened in Stuttgart on February 29, 2024! There are high-quality second-hand fashion for women and men on two floors. We are giving up the shared shop in the Gerber and moving to the city center, Eberhardstr. 12.

That will change: from now on there will be more space for fashion and events. The Future Fashion Store x SECONTIQUE becomes SECONTIQUE Stuttgart, supported by the Caleidoskop volunteer center. This will make the new store a social place for civic engagement by interested individuals, groups and companies.

The successful partnership with Future Fashion, the campaign for sustainable fashion, and the Baden-Württemberg Development Cooperation Foundation (SEZ) remains in place and will be continued in the new boutique. An educational module in Secontique also provides comprehensive information material as well as current news on sustainable fashion and conscious consumption.

Further shopping opportunities for future fashion in Stuttgart

On our sustainable city tours you will get to know places in Stuttgart where sustainable fashion is already the norm. This will also stop at SECONTIQUE Stuttgart in the future.

In the Future Fashion Guide you can read how recycling old clothes works and what you have to consider as a clothes donor. We also introduce labels, seals and other options for action that bring sustainable fashion into the mainstream.

Future Fashion is fashion and education

Future Fashion is the movement for sustainable fashion and conscious consumption in Baden-Württemberg. We show what the future of fashion looks like by naming the social and ecological injustices along the textile value chain and offering a platform for alternatives and networking so that together we can make fashion fit for the future.

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RAQUEL DISSCHINGER

Project coordination Future Fashion, Fairtrade Schools & Fair Trade Fair

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Opening of the Fair Trade Fair on April 13th

The Act fairly opens on Thursday April 13th at 14 p.m. and will last 4 days Fringe events with top-class events and offers relating to global sustainability and give over 100 exhibitors the platform to present climate-friendly, fair and ecological products in the 5 exhibition areas.

We invite you to visit us at the SEZ stand, get inspiration from young mindchangers and test your knowledge about Baden-Württemberg's partnership with Burundi! Of course, we will also sample the fair trade Burundi partnership coffee there.

The special area Future fashion presents new trends for sustainable fashion of tomorrow and you have the opportunity to become the first of 60 friends and receive a limited edition T-shirt.

GREENSTYLE X Future Fashion also premieres this year in Stuttgart with a program and brands to rethink fashion. If you haven't searched enough after Easter, we invite you to find Future Fashion at another spring fair event and discover upcycling offers.

For more suggestions, professional networking and participation in development policy in Baden-Württemberg, we cordially invite you to our Specialist events .

  • Hurray, we're still alive! 50 years of World Shops on Thursday, April 13th at 15 p.m., room C6.1 in the ICC Congress Center, Messe Stuttgart
  • Long night of the senses with the singer Allègre Ruryabagabo at the stand of the BW-Burundi state partnership of the SEZ on Thursday, April 13th from 20 p.m. in Hall 1
  • BW-Burundi meeting: women. Agriculture. Development on Friday April 14th, VIP Center
  • Municipal specialist day: REPAIR instead of throwing away! on Friday, April 14th, International Congress Center Stuttgart (ICS)
  • Developing Baden-Württemberg – Global responsibility starts with us! on Saturday, April 15th 10 a.m. - 13 p.m. International Congress Center Stuttgart (ICS), Congress Hall C1
  • Mindchangers Summit: #creatingchangebw – Youth for Global Justice on Saturday, April 15th from 13.45:18 p.m. to 1 p.m., International Congress Center Stuttgart (ICS), Congress Hall CXNUMX
  • Future Fashion Tourguide Workshop on Saturday, April 15, VIP Center
  • Old hands meet newcomers on Sunday, April 16th, VIP Center

Participation in the events is free of charge. Around the specialist events you have the opportunity to visit the Fair Trade and the Stuttgart spring fairs.

We look forward to welcoming you in Hall 1 at the SEZ stand 1C.50 and the Future Fashion stand in 1A.43!

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RAQUEL DISSCHINGER

Project coordination Future Fashion, Fairtrade Schools & Fair Trade Fair

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Fair Trade Fair 2022 is taking place

The next Fair Trade will take place from April 21st to 24th, 2022 at the Stuttgart Trade Fair.

Try fairly traded coffee from Burundi, learn about sustainable fashion by upcycling old jeans, listen to a reading by Tete Loeper and help shape the country's development policy guidelines - all of this is possible at the Fair Trade 2022 trade fair. Tickets and the attractive supporting program are now available online.

At Fair Handel, over 80 exhibitors will show trends and innovations relating to fair trade and conscious consumption from the areas of development cooperation and global partnerships, sustainable finance and tourism as well as future fashion and future fashion made in Africa. There are numerous activities at the stands that invite you to take part or try them out. In the special area of ​​Future Fashion you can give worn fashion a new shine in the upcycling workshop, get to know fashion designers in the Future Fashion Made In Africa Corner or have a cup of fairly traded partnership coffee at the Burundi Competence Center stand at the Burundi-Baden-Württemberg quiz enjoy. The Mindchangers offer opportunities for young people to participate in rethinking migration and climate change. An attractive cultural supporting program with readings, talks and more invites you to take part, watch and listen.

On April 23, 2022, those interested in development policy will meet with politicians and representatives of the Baden-Württemberg state government at the State Development Policy Conference x Mindchangers Summit. The event is about putting young people's issues on the development policy agenda, discussing them with politicians and networking with like-minded people. Mindchangers is a European Union project aimed at young people and encouraging rethinking of issues such as global justice, climate change and migration.

The international trade and consumer trade fair Fair Trade with a focus on fair trade and globally responsible action is a sales platform and at the same time an information and contact exchange for the industry, for the media, for decision-makers and consumers. The Baden-Württemberg Development Cooperation Foundation (SEZ) organizes Fair Trade together with Messe Stuttgart as part of the spring trade fairs. The SEZ is the technical and intellectual sponsor of the event.

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April 21 to 24, 2022, Stuttgart Trade Fair
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Thursday: 14:00 p.m. - 22:00 p.m
Friday to Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 18:00 p.m

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Now new: First Hand in the Future Fashion Store

​In the Future Fashion Store x SECONTIQUE there is a new area with sustainable first-hand fashion.

In the Future Fashion Store x SECONTIQUE there is a new area with future-proof fashion from sustainable labels. From now on, everything in the so-called First Hand Corner of the store revolves around new collections from young designers, start-ups and future fashion entrepreneurs who are rethinking the future of fashion in a new and fair way through fresh ideas and innovative projects. A sustainable fashion label regularly presents itself there with special promotions. You can still get the label there until the end of January 2022 Verdonna get to know that offers fair craftsmanship from women from Peru.

The Future Fashion Store x SECONTIQUE is a joint project between the Baden-Württemberg Development Cooperation Foundation (SEZ) and the church aid organization Action Hope the Diocese of Rottenburg-Stuttgart. It has been enriching the sustainable fashion landscape in Baden-Württemberg since July 2020 and can easily be found in the Gerber department store in Stuttgart. In the Future Fashion Store x SECONTIQUE, in addition to the first hand corner, there is also a large selection of second hand fashion. The proceeds from the clothing sold in the store support the Action Hope Development cooperation projects and educational projects worldwide. Taking place regularly Events, how exciting Talks with change makers from the fashion industry and creative ones Workshops make the Future Fashion Store the first point of contact for the topic of sustainable fashion in Stuttgart.

The movement has been going on for over four years Future fashion with clothing swap parties Future Fashion on TourCity tours and Events People in Baden-Württemberg are aware of the global nature of our current fashion consumption. The aim is to raise awareness among the Baden-Württemberg population for globally responsible action and to build equal global partnerships seit 30 Jahren Core topics of the SEZ. So expanded Future Fashion Made In Africa the topic of consumption around the perspective, who Sustainable fashion makes and offers a platform for young fashion design from African countries such as Burundi and the diaspora. It also offers comprehensive offers on the topics of sustainable consumption and fair trade for other sectors Fair trade fair, which is borne by the SEZ and which the next time from April 21-24, 2022 will take place in Stuttgart.

Next event at Future Fashion Store x SECONTIQUE

20 December 2021 – Meet Verdonna

Lorena Gerstner, founder of Verdonna, answers your questions about the sustainable fashion label in the Future Fashion Store x SECONTIQUE. In addition to a competition, the right atmosphere and music are also provided.

Future Fashion Store x SECONTIQUE

Opening hours: Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 19 p.m
Sophienstrasse 21
70178 Stuttgart
Phone: 071162087707
E-mail: store@futurefashion.de

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RAQUEL DISSCHINGER

Project coordination Future Fashion, Fairtrade Schools & Fair Trade Fair

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Live Podcast: Future Fashion Made In Africa

Future Fashion and Future Fashion Made In Africa (FFMIA) will be at the Fashion Changers Conference 2021 with a live podcast.

Under the motto “Fashion & Responsibility” the Fashion Changers Conference will take place on October 27th and 28th in cooperation with Fashion Africa Now and Future fashion instead of. Virtually, over 30 speakers who represent a fashion industry with strong values ​​will bring in their respective expertise and different perspectives on the individual topics.

With the joint project Future Fashion Made In Africa (FFMIA), the two initiators Lena Wimmer from Future Fashion and Beatrace Angout Oola from Fashion Africa Now will introduce a change of perspective that focuses on Africa's designers and the prevailing stereotypes about the topic of fashion and design emerges from Africa.

On October 27, Beatrace Angout Oola, Skaner Negasi, Chebet Mutai and Asmaa Sbou will lead the panel discussion on “Trade with Africa – Deconstruct Colonial Trade Relations”. The mentoring session “How To Source In Fashion Africa Cities” with Nana Serwaah Boahene is also dedicated to Future Fashion Made In Africa (FFMIA). The final highlight will be a live podcast recording. The podcast is intended to make the topic accessible to a broad audience and to arouse their interest in Future Fashion Made In Africa.

Tickets for the conference as well as the entire program and a list of all industry experts can be found on the Fashion Changers website.

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Exhibition Life and Struggle of Garment Workers: Sustainability plays an important role for the young generation

A total of 89 students took part in the last school year as part of the “Environmental professionals for tomorrow” from the Federal Association for Sustainable Business, together with various partners, implement projects related to sustainability. This is also the case with the Baden-Württemberg Development Cooperation Foundation. With Future fashion, the SEZ's joint project on sustainable fashion and conscious consumer behavior, five students from the Bruder-Scholl-Gymnasium from Stuttgart-Sillenbuch, with facts and backgrounds on clothing production as well as alternative solutions. On June 12th they presented at the Gerber department store, in front of the Future Fashion Store the exhibition Life and Struggle of Garment Workers the interested passers-by. Equipped with the Wheel of Fortune from Welthaus Stuttgart and quiz questions about sustainable fashion and the Sustainable Development Goals, the students spent the afternoon educating consumers about slow and fast fashion.

You can find further information about Future Fashion and offers for schools in the new one Future Fashion Guide or under the Fairtrade School Campaign BW.

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New Future Fashion Guide published

The Future Fashion Guide – 102 pages for the sustainable fashion of the future.

The newly published Future Fashion Guide shows the most important information about sustainable fashion at a glance.

How can I find out whether a piece of clothing is really sustainable? What can we all do for more justice in the fashion industry? And how can I make my own wardrobe fit for the future? In addition to ideas for answering these questions, the new Future Fashion Guide contains exciting interviews from the world of sustainable fashion, surfing tips for digitally getting a taste of the topic and links to current podcasts. The Future Fashion Guide is available free of charge in printed and digital versions, for example at Future Fashion Store in the Gerber in Stuttgart and here as Download.

The movement has been going on for over four years Future fashion with clothing swap parties Future Fashion on TourCity tours and Events People in Baden-Württemberg are aware of the global nature of our current fashion consumption. “Future fashion not only means asking exactly where fashion is produced and under what conditions, but it also means that we here in Baden-Württemberg become aware of how our consumer behavior influences global relationships,” says Philipp Keil, Managing Director of the Baden-Württemberg Development Cooperation Foundation (SEZ) and initiator of the Future Fashion movement. The Future Fashion Guide, which is now appearing as a completely revised new edition due to the sharp increase in demand on the topics of sustainability and future viability of fashion, contains a hand-tailored compilation of the first small steps that we can all take ourselves to reduce global influence through our consumption contributing to inequality.

The Future Fashion Guide is a joint project of the SEZ RACE.south, Youth initiative of the Baden-Württemberg sustainability strategy, the DEAB eV., the Reutlingen University, Action Hope and Climate Arena and was created with the support of the Baden-Württemberg State Ministry.

The aim is to raise awareness among the Baden-Württemberg population for globally responsible action and to build equal global partnerships seit 30 Jahren Core topics of the SEZ. So expanded Future Fashion Made in Africa the topic of consumption around the perspective, who Sustainable fashion makes and offers a platform for young fashion design from African countries such as Burundi. It also offers comprehensive offers on the topics of sustainable consumption and fair trade for other sectors Fair trade fair, which is supported by the SEZ and will next take place in Stuttgart from April 21st to 24.4.2022th, XNUMX.

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Digital scavenger hunt for sustainable fashion

The Actionbound tool for digital scavenger hunts helps raise awareness of the complex challenges of the textile supply chain and shows options for action for a conscious, sustainable use of textiles.

As part of the digital Weltladenfachtage on June 9, 2021, the Future Fashion info shop gave tips and suggestions for Weltladen employees on how they can integrate the topic of sustainable fashion into their educational work and thereby increasingly reach a young target group.

Speaker Misuk Choi, Future Fashion Expert and herself an education consultant at the Weltladen Tübingen, presented a number of methods and tools with which the topic can be conveyed in a creative and innovative way. Especially this Tool Actionbound for digital scavenger hunts met with great enthusiasm among the participants. The positive experiences and Future Fashion promotions gave the participants an exciting impulse for their educational work in the world shops.

Future fashion is the movement for sustainable fashion and conscious consumer behavior in Baden-Württemberg. You can find more information about the digital scavenger hunts and city tours on the homepage Future fashion. There and on that Future Fashion Instagram channel There is also further information about future fashion and sustainable fashion. With the Future Fashion Newsletter stay up to date on current promotions, events and news.

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On November 27.11th Green Friday at the Future Fashion Store

Instead of bargain hunting, clothes donation in the Future Fashion Store x SECONTIQUE in the Gerber department store in Stuttgart. As a thank you there is a Barbara branch.

With Green Friday they want to Action Hope take a stand against the ever-growing pressure to consume. She calls on people not to just chase supposed bargains on so-called Black Friday, but rather to consciously donate clothes in the spirit of Green Friday and thus extend the lifespan of textiles.

The well-preserved used clothing can be dropped off at the store during opening hours.

Aktion Hope and the Baden-Württemberg Development Cooperation Foundation (SEZ) run the project together Future Fashion Store x SECONTIQUE im Gerber department store in downtown Stuttgart.

Opening times Future Fashion Store x SECONTIQUE: 10:00 a.m. to 19:00 p.m

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Future Fashion Store Grand Opening

On July 4th, the Future Fashion Store x SECONTIQUE in the Gerber department store in downtown Stuttgart opened its doors to future fashion fans for the first time.

An extensive range of second-hand fashion was waiting to be discovered by the predominantly young audience. Music, a live act with Ottencrew and a panel discussion on the topic “Sustainable fashion and shopping centers – do they go together?” provided variety and information.

“The Future Fashion Store x SECONTIQUE is a very special meeting place where many different partners come together,” says Philipp Keil, Managing Director of the Baden-Württemberg Development Cooperation Foundation (SEZ). “We make sustainability and global responsibility directly tangible in the store, so we are breaking new ground.”

On the opening day there were also everyday Corona masks that were sewn by refugee women especially for the Future Fashion Store. By purchasing a solidarity shirt, visitors to the Future Fashion Store were also able to support a textile project in Bangladesh. In addition to second hand fashion, the Future Fashion Store also presents first hand fashion umoja, the textile and lifestyle brand of the Bundesliga club TSG Hoffenheim. umoja is a purely African label. The cotton for the textiles is sustainably produced in Africa, and the collection is made 100 percent in Uganda.

The Future Fashion Store Action Hope. The joint project combines economic efficiency and sustainability. It is also an educational center for globally responsible behavior and a store for high-quality used clothing.

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