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Fair production, short transport routes and eco-sustainability, an integral part of the ME&MAY philosophy

Melissa Knorr and Mathilde Feuillet got to know each other at a part-time job during their studies. Mathilde studied at Esmod in Munich. Melissa is a trained tailor and acquired her skills in dressmaking at the Meisterschule für Mode. Out of this coincidence, their label was born, and was a huge success from the start! The brand is named after the first letters of their names. Me & May. The duo works out of a studio in Munich, where they develop the shapes of their beautiful and colorful clothes, and oversee their manufacturing in Europe.

eco-values
  • Sustainable Cupro from the Japanese company Asahi Kasei with production facilities in Europe
  • Avoid the use of dangerous pesticides
  • Commit to using less energy and water consumption
  • Use of sustainable fabrics such as Lyocell, a fabric obtained from sustainable forestry
  • Due to the closed cycle of the manufacturing process, the fibre production is particularly environmentally friendly
  • Manufacturing in Europe and short transport routes reduce emissions
fair-social-standards
  • Fair contracts, long-term and sustainable agriculture for cotton farmers
  • Organic materials produced exclusively in Europe
  • Natural fibre fabrics are purchased only from European manufacturers
recycling
  • Use of innovative materials such as Lyocell and Cupro
  • Use of yarn from Filature de Parc, a French manufacturer, which has developed a patented process that allows wool, cotton and synthetic fibres to be 100% recycled
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