The Berlin-based fashion label Marin et Marine was brought to live by the two twin sisters Caroline-Marine and Valérie. Both feel deeply connected with the maritime air of France and love to own only a few, special things. These two personal characteristics have heavily influenced their independent bag label Marin et Marine. It’s reinterpretations of the classic marine backpack combined with careful development, fair and slow production, as well as sustainable materials make each of their products unique. And for the two sisters it’s a dream come true: They can identify themselves not only with their beautiful classical designs, but with every step of the production and that, according to them, “is just such a great feeling”. Read More on Why Fairness and Sustainability are Important to Us
Organic cotton and sheep’s wool from German suppliers that uphold European environmental standards.
Cooperation with European tanneries that fulfill European environmental standards.
Regional sourcing of materials to ensure short transportation distances.
Manufacturing, dying and vegetable tanning in Europe to guarantee fair salaries and working conditions.
Heavy emphasis on traditional manufacturing skills.
Slow fashion: no collections, new items are added from time to time.
The leather is a by-product from the meat industry.