PREMIUM COLLECTION BY SAMPLE-CM IS EXCLUSIVELY HANDMADE IN BERLIN, THE CAPITAL OF SPORTSWEAR. THE COLLECTIONS COMBINE HIGH FASHION WITH FUNCTIONAL CLOTHING AND EXPLORE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN USER AND CLOTHING. THIS MENTALITY BEHIND SAMPLE-CM IS ROOTED BY MARGOT CHARBONNIER’S SOCIOLOGY BACKGROUND, WHICH INSPIRES HER TO BRING AN INTERACTIVE APPROACH TO SAMPLE-CM’S CLOTHING DESIGN. GRAND BASSIN GARMENT FUNCTIONS AS A SET OF EQUIPMENT THAT STRETCHES THE BODY TO THE LIMITS OF ACTION SPACES. ACCOMPANIED BY THE LABEL’S SIGNATURE STRAPS AND USER-FRIENDLY INSTRUCTIONS; EACH PIECE CAN BE ADJUSTED AND TRANSFORMED BY THE USERS, INVITING THEM TO EXPERIENCE THE CLOTHING AS A FULL-BODY AND PERSONALISED PRACTICE. THE WEAVER IS ALTERNATIVELY FREE TO ENJOY EACH GARMENT AS A READY-TO-WEAR PIECE. ALL GRAND BASSIN EQUIPMENT IS HANDMADE EXCLUSIVELY RIGHT HERE IN THE BERLIN-NEUKOLLN STUDIO WITH GREAT ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND THEREFORE UNIQUE TO THE WEARER, AT THE SAME TIME REMAINING ACCESSIBLE. THE FIVE GRAND BASSIN SEASONS CREATED SO FAR ARE ALL IN CONVERSATION WITH ONE ANOTHER. EACH NEW SEASON BUILDS ON PREVIOUS ONES TO FORM A COHERENT CREATIVE PROJECT THAT IS IN CONSTANT DEVELOPMENT. FOR THE SS18 COLLECTION, OUR SIGNATURE EQUIPMENT OFFERS NEW MOVES AND GAME STRATEGIES FOR THE SPORTING TRIBE, BOTH TO TRANSFORM THEIR GRAND BASSIN PIECES AND TO MOBILISE THEM INTO ACTION. THE CLOTHING, KIT AND EQUIPMENT ARE AVAILABLE ON THE SAMPLE-CM ONLINE STORE.
Sample-cm is an intelligent design label founded by french designer Margot Charbonnier in 2010. Trained in sociology and later in fashion at london’s world-renowned central saint martin’s, charbonnier founded sample-cm in berlin. Uniting fashion, art and sociology, sample-cm draws on years of experience in trans-disciplinary design to rethink the act of dressing. Working closely with a diverse roster of storytellers and talents, the brand develops wide-ranging projects, such as the grand bassin collections, and fashion presentations as seen at berlin fashion week since 2015.
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Grand bassin unique designs
Our Grand Bassin equipment is handmade in our Neukölln studio in Berlin, Germany in ethical conditions using high quality equipment and limited edition fabrics and materials. Each item is specially made as a limited edition creation and therefore unique to the user. Since the clothing is hand-made and created to each order, small variations may occur. Each and every piece is distinct yet with an assured consistency in both quality and design
Sample-cm invites the wearer to experience its Grand Bassin clothing interactively by transforming, decorating and/or adjusting the clothing using the signature straps. The wearer is alternatively free to enjoy each garment as a ready-to-wear piece.
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Your satisfaction is our priority, which is why returns on any purchases made from our current collection are possible. Should you wish to make a return, please contact us within two days of receipt of your Grand Bassin equipment at email@example.com. The return process will proceed within the next four working days.
For a return to be made, Grand Bassin equipment must be unworn, unwashed, and not used or altered in any way. It must also be returned along with its original equipment (including straps and tag-instructions) or we will not be able to process your return. Returns are not possible for any archive products or products on sale.
In the case of a return, the buyer is responsible for both the piece(s) and any shipping costs until the piece(s) reach(es) us. Once your Grand Bassin equipment has returned to our Berlin studio, we will proceed to make a refund within two weeks.
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