Our colourful world of Zazi started in 2017 from a student bedroom apartment of our founder Jeanne De Kroon in Berlin. With love for the artisanal craft, nature and a wish to weave the stories of women behind the cloth, Jeanne started with 3 dresses and 2 coats. Little did she know this community would grow into a global network of artisans and women storytellers.
Learn more about our journey through the Ethical Fashion Podcast.
Today we as a brand, want to platform the soil, the thread and hands behind every piece. We believe that there is a connected wisdom woven through these ancestral practices relating to needle, thread and to the colours and healing properties of plants. By listening to the stories of artisans, farmers, natural dyers and weavers, we as a global community will truly begin to understand what is needed for true ‘sustainability’.
Why are we called “ Zazi Vintage”?
Our founding name has a bit of a story that is based on a 60s French Movie “Zazie Dans le Metro” that our founders' parents were in awe of and felt connected with the two main characters - Jeanne and her daughter Zazie. Which then they translated into their world and named our founder Jeanne with a middle name Zizi. So starting her new adventure as a young entrepreneur she felt connected to the second name and a little story only her loved ones shared as a family.