Founded in Ahmedabad in 1931, Arvind is one of the largest textile and apparel manufacturers in the world. It is also one of the founding members of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition and an active participant of the Roadmap to Zero. Arvind is the only mill in the world that offers 100% handmade denim (KHADI), produced in collaboration with small artisans.
After studying Fashion & Design at Amsterdam Fashion Institute, Roosmarijn Koster received her master's degree at Fashion Institute Arnhem. She’s now a senior designer at Gaastra, having previously worked for Scotch & Soda and her own label Heren van Koster. She designs menswear because the distance between herself and the wearer enables her to maintain an outsider’s perspective on her clothing designs.