About the speaker
Vladimir Yanushkevich, founder of the Moscow denim brand PLNB Jeans.
PLNB Jeans uses denim from sustainable factories. Any PLNB Jeans can be repaired an unlimited number of times free of charge, and then turn it in to trade-in in exchange for a 20% discount on a new pair. Most of the jeans handed over under the trade-in program are recycled, but some pairs are sold again after being repaired and cleaned.
Prior to PLNB Jeans, Vladimir worked in a family-owned utility design company, where he was responsible for working with clients, and before that - as a copywriter for advertising agencies Saatchi & Saatchi and Ark Thompson.
Vladimir graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of the Moscow State University. M.V. Lomonosov.