Christine Rochlitz, founder and head-designer of LUCKYNELLY – BERLIN, had always been very interested in fashion, design, interior, painting, colors, new trends and creating unique and exclusive things, so she studied fashion design at the University of applied science and arts in Bielefeld, Germany with successful graduating. and established the brand in Berlin in 2012. The brand name was created by Christines beloved bearded collie dog „NELLY“ and her cute little rabbit "LUCKY" who were the muses for and for the decision to use only cruelty-free and vegan materials and to renounce of any animal skin, fur, silk and wool.
She started using cork for the collections because it looks and feels like real leather and can be embossed to have the snake or crocodile print. But there are so many more innovative ecological vegan materials to find.
As a real crazy „material stalker“ she found the most innovative ecological vegan materials in the world as the sewable wood and slate stone, Piñatex (made from Pineapple fibers), Muskin (made from mushrooms), Malai (made from Coconuts), Desserto (Cactus "Leather") silver colored washable paper, foldable ceramic that can be cut by scissor for making jewelry and apple skin (made from apples waste) to name a few that are used now for fashion, years ago.
After two years of tough work, the British Vogue contacted her and wanted to present Christine and the brand LUCKYNELLY as one of the new talented designers in the world. The unique style also attracted attention and recognition at the British ELLE, Harper's Bazaar and Cosmopolitan, which published in printed issues.
"With my fashion accessories I want to show that vegan fashion is very luxurious, unique and the lasting trend for our future."
"My inspirations for new handbags and collections I get from nature, from animals, these beautiful creatures, with an iridescent look as the rose chafer and iridescent snakes. And there are so many more beautiful things you can find in nature – wood structures, fields, flowers, anywhere even in the city."
"For my designs I let inspire me by the beauty of nature, because it already carries all the perfect design in itself. I always have my Canon camera with me to capture all the beautiful facets of nature and the animal kingdom and incorporate them into my designs."
Christine Rochlitz - Founder and head-designer
Nelly & Lucky - Co-Founders
we are so much Honored to have won the Good Brand Award 2019 awarded by Sublime Magazine.
Sublime Magazine:“ WE ARE PROUD TO FEATURE SIX OF THE COOLEST GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE BRANDS, CREATED WITH SUBLIME AND PASSION.“
What could be more fantastic as to be awarded by Sublime Magazine, the first international sustainable magazine as one of the BEST SUSTAINABLE entrepreneurs 2019
And we are so much Honored to have won the Good Brand Award 2019 awarded by Sublime Magazine.Sublime is the first international sustainable lifestyle magazine (PRINT and ONLINE), distributed by Comag (Condé Nast - "VOGUE") since 2004.
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