Alberte Laursen Rothenborg
Stud. MA Sustainability of Fashion, ESMOD Berlin
BA Fashion Design, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design
Alberte Laursen Rothenborg is a sustainable fashion designer originally from Copenhagen, Denmark. She has a background in social sustainability, working for the ethical clothing brand Dorsu in Cambodia. Furthermore she has a BA in Fashion Design from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. Currently doing her M.A, Sustainability in Fashion at ESMOD Berlin, she is specialising in ‘Design for Circularity’. With a holistic approach to sustainability she combines theory and practice, exploring the changing role of the designer in the field between aesthetic creator and strategic consultant. With her M.A thesis she is creating a design tool for brands, which they can use to implement circular strategies in their design process. This will be exemplified in a capsule collection of 5 outfits, showcasing 5 strategies for circular fashion.