HOLISTIC FASHION: Fashion label “Shipsheip” Co-Founders Daniela Wawrzyniak and Joana Ganser about the idea behind it

Daniela Wawrzyniak, Co-founder of fashion label "Shipsheip."
Daniela Wawrzyniak, Co-founder of fashion label “Shipsheip.”

It is all fair trade and organic,” says Daniela Wawrzyniak of fashion label “Shipsheip”. Together with designer Joana Ganser she has founded and created a fashion label with holistic commitment.

We went to India earlier this year to travel from station to station of the whole value chain,” Wawrzyniak says.

A value chain with a long, but trackable and trasparent, way from organic cotton, planted in Orissa, to the finished product refined in Germany. Spinning, knitting and colouring takes place in Indian town Tamil Nadu.

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PHOTO-REPORT: “As hard as an 800-meters race” – Dance tournament for amateurs

It is comparable to a 800-meters race, says dancer Corinna Götz of Cologne club TSC Mondial. Every round of dancing, whether it is a Quickstep or a Bossa Nova, last for at least 1 minute and 30 seconds. Then the music stops, the official makes his notes for the final result.

And although dancing is quite challenging and exhausting, even older women and men can join, as Götz explains. There are people up to the age of 75 who are dancing. And even more: Some surveys say that frequent dancing can prevent Alzheimer disease or dementia, says Corinna Götz.

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JUST FYI: the transatlantic diablog now on facebook – join us there, too…!

It was our sixth birthday on June 9, 2016. And to celebrate the fact, we did something very innovative. We did join facebook. A few years after everyone else did. But it is not too late, we think. If you want to join us, feel free to do so here. You can discuss with us, like us or just read us. We will, apart from … Continue reading JUST FYI: the transatlantic diablog now on facebook – join us there, too…!