The GildeLab is a small community oriented sustainable atelier, where everybody flourishes together...
Our visionis a sustainable future for both women with a distance to employment and small fashion/lifestyle brands in Amsterdam.
Our missionOur social mission is to bridge the gap to future employment for women whilst supporting conscious brands. We offer a safe environment where women gain professional skills, on the job experience and confidence to work in commercial fashion/lifestyle production. We also provide small, conscious brands with professional guidance and good value production. In this way, we create a more sustainable future for both our trainees and clients.
We achieve this by...
- Providing a safe, women-only lab for our local neighbourhood, forming a creative community within the four walls of the atelier and beyond through open days, workshops.
- Nuturing confidence to enter the workplace by providing production, professional and intergration skills.
- Facilitating on the job training whilst ensuring quality-led, local product development and production at value for money.
- Providing guidance to our clients, small sustainable brands, by helping them with the production process and in start-up skills needed to survive as a fashion/lifestyle brand today.