In 2015, Simone Bruns founded her fashion label “CASHMERE COUTURE / SIMONE BRUNS“. Deeply touched by the crisis unfolding, she travelled to Nepal after the earthquake in April and began to draw a global alliance with rural Cashmere producers.

Deeply touched by the crisis unfolding, she travelled to Nepal after the earthquake in April and began to draw a global alliance with rural Cashmere producers. Due to widespread illiteracy, many peoples livelihood depends on their ability to produce Cashmere threads. Simone Bruns goal is to create long term and sustainable professional perspectives in Nepal, particularly for women.

Simone Bruns' work begins at home with the development of her fashion collections.  Back in the Himalayas, the female workers implement her designs under supervision of a local employee. Each uniquely handmade item receives a serial number before it gets send to Germany. The women receive a monthly wage significantly above the average Nepalese income. It is Simone Bruns deepest wish to reach as many women as possible for this exclusive cooperation. “Our products are unique and luxurious highlights in every woman's closet. Each of our items is also a symbol of hope and opportunity