StAnderswo

modern accessories handmade in berlin, germany

Berlin, Germany · 951 Sales

StAnderswo

modern accessories handmade in berlin, germany

Berlin, Germany 951 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(288)
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juliane

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Announcement   Welcome to St. Anderswo - independent label for accessories and fashion in Berlin
behind the scenes Etsy blog interview: http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2012/featured-shop-st-anderswo/

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Last updated on Jan 8, 2016

Welcome to St. Anderswo - independent label for accessories and fashion in Berlin
behind the scenes Etsy blog interview: http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2012/featured-shop-st-anderswo/

juliane

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juliane

braided LOOP in vanilla creme infinity scarf
35.00
minimalist shirt geometric sand
59.00
lace infinity scarf loop in creme, grey
37.00
shirt geometric sand 100% modal
59.00
braided loop jersey in black
35.00
braided LOOP scarf tumeric, infinity scarf
36.00
braided neckcowl jersey in dark grey charcoal
39.00
wooden beads triangular necklace
19.00
braided neckcowl jersey in bordaux burgundy
39.00
braided loop jersey in dark grey
35.00
braided LOOP in light mint infinity scarf
35.00
geometric backpack, vegan suede, charcoal
49.00
wild print leggings, high waist,
35.00
braided loop jersey in chocolate brown
35.00
braided loop jersey in light grey
35.00
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5 out of 5 stars
(288)
Lea Müller

Lea Müller on Jun 20, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Wundersch?ner Beutel aus tollem Material. Ich bin total begeistert!

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Versus Amethysta

Versus Amethysta on Jun 9, 2016

4 out of 5 stars

I love the items i've bought from, but this scarf, is thinner than i expected.

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About

St. Anderswo, my dreamy faraway place in the heart of Berlin.

My name is Juliane Armster. I live and work happily in Berlin, Germany, and have a six-year-old daughter named Leela. I make scarfs, shawls, clothing and jewelry for my label, St. Anderswo.

St. Anderswo is both my dreamy faraway place and my full-time business. I share a spacious studio with four other designers where I complete every step of the process – from brainstorming ideas and making patterns or prototypes to choosing and sourcing materials, printing, sewing, taking photos, shipping products and accounting. It has always been a conscious decision to keep the business at a level where I could still do everything myself – it’s important for my creative process.

I traveled the world through my twenties, and my journeys through India, Thailand, Indonesia, South Africa, Latin America and Europe (coupled with living in Italy and Norway for a while) still inspire me. Traditional clothing with folkloric elements deeply influenced my creativity. I loved hunting for fabrics, buttons, and embellishments in the markets of Bangkok, Mexico City and Berlin. The transition from traveling girl and student to working mum hasn’t always been easy. I had to grow up quite a bit, and now I tend to work too much and never really stop. My future goal is finding a better balance and maybe taking time to travel again.

Traveling, getting a degree in fashion design and starting my business just to see if I could do it really surprised me. I never knew I had so much motivation! It still feels like a dream. I didn’t know how much freedom came with working independently. I get to make all the decisions myself. It also makes me extremely happy and proud to be able to make a living using my hands and my creativity.

My work is not a job, but it is still hard work. The creative side of my business was part of me all along, but the rest I had to learn by doing, with a lot of trial and error. Etsy gives me the possibility to connect with customers from all around the world on a personal level – my last few sales went to Singapore, Iceland and South Africa. It’s incredible imagining someone wearing a scarf that I made so far away.

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  • Juliane

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Photographer

    welcome to my shop! i'm a one woman business, so i design, make and market all of my products. my daughter wants to become a maker with an etsy shop, too when she's grown up. that makes me happy!

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Last updated on Apr 14, 2016
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juliane armster
saarbrückerstr. 24, haus c, 4th floor
24
berlin, berlin 10405
Germany

VAT DE277154068