Since 2000 operating on a freelance basis for own label and individual projects within concept development, design, pattern making, sample making, production supervision and creative consulting.

 

Feb 2020 Walking Distance - Fashion On a Different Route, exhibition at Centrala Gallery, Birmingham

 

Jun 2019 launch otherways[project], circular unsiex collection concept

 

Feb + Mar 2018 participation in Circular Fashion Games, Eindhoven & Amsterdam

 

Apr 2010 launch pigschick, knit- and beachwear

 

Feb 2005 fashion show, presenting own collection, Berlin

 

Mar 2004 fashion show on occasion of IKEA Roomwear press conference, Hamburg

Mar 2004 fashion show,
presenting own collection, Berlin

 

Jan + Aug 2002 Who's Next Paris, presenting own collection


Feb 2002 fashion show Future. Now!, under the patronage of Vivienne Westwood, presenting own collection, Hanover

 

Aug 2000 launch sabine lettmann, knit- and womenswear

otherways[project], circular unisex collection concept

Photos: Asia Werbel Models: Maena/Body London & Aldo H.

Membership Fashion Council Germany

Membership Costume Society UK

 

 

 

May 2020 MAT_er.LAB, the Interdisciplinary Playground Where Science Means Personal Growth publication in Journal of Textile Science and Fashion Technology, Iris Publishers: San Francisco

 

Oct 2019 Design for Circularity in Fashion, panel discussion Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven

 

Sep 2019 Facing Textile Industry: Why Circular Design has to become a BA Fashion programme and Creativity alone is not Enough, publication in Journal in Textile Science and Fashion Technology, Iris Publishers: San Francisco

 

Since Apr 2019 Senior Lecturer Costume Design and Practice, Birmingham City University

 

Nov 2018 Beyond Aesthetics talk at SH:IFT student conference launch, Birmingham City University

 

Sep 2018 Das Erscheinungsbild der Influencer talk GRUR annual conference, German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property                     

 

2018 - 2019 Visiting Lecturer Fashion and Costume Design level 4 - 6, Birmingham City University

 

2017 - 2018 1st - 3rd year Fashion Design & Textile Management, Akademie JAK Hamburg

 

2015 - 2017 3rd year Fashion Design, Vitruvius Hochschule Leipzig

 

 

 

2015/16 Assistances at Hamburg State Opera:


Turangalîla, choreographer: John Neumeier / costume: Albert Kriemler, Akris
La Passione, direction: Romeo Castellucci /
costume: Romeo Castellucci
Das stille Meer,
direction: Oriza Hirata / costume: Aya Masakanene
Eleonora Duse,
choreographer: John Neumeier / costume: John Neumeier
Peer Gynt,
choreographer: John Neumeier / costume: Jürgen Rose
La Bianca Notte,
direction: Ramin Gray / costume: Janina Brinkmann

La Fanciulla del West, direction: Vincent Boussard / costume: Christian Lacroix

 

2014 Assistance movie Boy 7, direction: Özgür Yildirim / costume: Christine Zahn

 

 

 

Since 2011 operating on a freelance base including Dior, Chaumet, Iris von Arnim, Made auf Veddel, Matthew Christopher, Reet Aus, neyo.eu.

 

2019 Co-organisation SH:IFT (Students Happening Influencing Fashion and Textiles) student conference, Birmingham City University

 

2018 Das Erscheinungsbild der Influencer publication GRUR 12/2018, The German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property                        

        

2016 Co-development WOW Magazin

 

2005 - 2010 Assistance, then head of press showroom, JOOP! GmbH Hamburg

 

 

 

Mar 1996 - Jul 2001 Fashion Design studies, University of Applied Sciences HAW Hamburg, Diploma in Fashion Design equivalent to MA

 

Oot 1993 - Feb 1996 Law studies, Georg-August University Goettingen

 

 

Further Education:

 

Jun 2018 Circular Economy Teaching & Learning, Higher Education workshop, Ellen MacArthur Foundation London

 

Oct 2017 Higher Education Didactics, course Friedrich-Schiller University Jena

 

Mar + May 2017 Design Thinking, workshop I + II Hamburg Kreativgesellschaft

 

Feb 2017 Social Media Manager, certificate Social Media Akademie Mannheim

 

Dec 2013 Storytelling, international workshop NORDWINDfestival Hamburg

 

Apr 1996 English, foreign language certificate Georg-August University Goettingen

 

 

 

Oct 2018 otherways[project] at exhibition for German Federal Award Bundespreis Ecodesign, Kulturforum Berlin

 

Mar 2018 3rd place at Circular Fashion Games Eindhoven/Amsterdam

 
Feb 2005 2nd place at competition WeddingDress#1 Berlin

 

Jan + Aug 2002 invitation as exhibitor Les Jeunes Créateurs, Who's Next Paris

 

Jan 2001 Exhibiton best diplomas of 2000 at HAW Hamburg


Apr 1999 1st place at competition personnel uniforms Karstadt Sport Hamburg