BARBARA I GONGINI
FASHION DESIGNER "BARBARA I GONGINI"
Barbara í Gongini was born in the Faroe Islands and graduated in 1996 from Denmark´s School of Design at the Institute of Unica Design. Barbara í Gongini is an advocate for sustainable design and has thus received a special recognition in the Denim Challenge hosted the world´s largest global event on sustainable fashion; Copenhagen Fashion Summit, 2014. Barbara í Gongini is an active participator in the Nordic and the international art discourse, working interdisciplinary in close collaboration with various artists in film, music and photography.
BARBARA I GONGINI is a Nordic brand established in the field of international luxury Avant-Garde fashion design and operating its HQ from Copenhagen, Denmark. The company was founded in 2005 as a privately owned company. In year 2010, BARBARA I GONGINI was converted into a stockholder company. The BARBARA I GONGINI brand is represented in over 80 concept boutiques distributed along 20 markets worldwide.
The BARBARA I GONGINI product represent a Wardrobing Concept, which is based on longevity and multi-functional elements of the garment. This is due to the fact that BARBARA í GONGINI aims to contribute to local and global responsibility by pushing the boundaries of sustainable and ethical fashion. BARBARA I GONGINI collections entail thus a numerical order to further emphasize the essence of re-usage of individual garments that may be rekindled years to come.
To maintain a sustainable collection, BARBARA I GONGINI takes pride in rating the collections according to the SAC´s HIGG Index where focal points center on the following pillars for eco-friendly solutions:
• Low Impact
COLLECTION SHOWCASED @ KWFW 2015