Winners of the 2021 edition of C.L.A.S.S. Icon competition and Sustainability Formula were honored during the Smart Voice, the C.L.A.S.S. Manifesto for Responsible Fashion, An international award for visionary creatives in the fashion world, C.L.A.S.S. Icon Award honors professionals who convey the values of sustainability to a wider audience.
Gilberto Calzolari, the first winner of the award, said his mission as C.L.A.S.S. ICON is to make people understand that commitment and sustainability can and must go hand in hand with beauty and elegance. C.L.A.S.S. presented its Manifesto for Responsible Fashion, which summarizes the values that C.L.A.S.S. has been researching, communicating and developing since 2007: the role of the ethical company and its transparent production, the importance of traceable and healthy products, with total respect for people and the environment and a commitment to a circular economy with a positive impact that also means safeguarding the seas, the ocean, the use of water, energy and resources.