A PROGRAM IN COLLABORATION WITH APF FRANCE ENTREPRISES TO PROMOTE THE PROFESSIONAL INTEGRATION OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
APF ENTREPRISES IS A COMMITTED PLAYER THAT AIMS TO BECOMING THE REFERENCE PARTNER FOR ETHICAL AND RESPONSIBLE FASHION BY THE 2024 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES.
Launch of the call for applications : septembre 21th, 2020
Deadline applications for Residence #1 : december 15th, 2020
Entrance in La Caserne : June 2021
The APF FRANCE HANDICAP x LA CASERNE program is open to developing leather goods brands. Rent a full-time office in the APF space and join our community of actors of change, integrate the residence, participate to the programs and get support for 3 years.
Residence and full-time program.
Price per office.
An unique network to help you develop your brand responsibly
A program of 40 masterclasses over the year
Access to a photo studio with a free number of credits
Privileged access to the leather goods APF Entreprises workshop in Evreux
Prototyping / head of series offered for all manufacturing entrusted to the APF Entreprises Evreux workshop.
Hosting in leather goods space in La Caserne (shared office and private booking of the showroom)
Negotiated rates with selected agencies or services
Visibility to the general public
Wifi, restaurant, bar and coffee on site
Heritage building, the oldest fire station in Paris, accessible 24/7.
CRITERIA OF SELECTION
The brands that will join the APF FRANCE HANDICAP x LA CASERNE leather goods program will be selected by the selection committee based on four main criteria:
The desirability of the brand
The ambition and motivation of the founder to make the brand a model of committed brand
The economic viability of the brand
A commitment to embodying professional inclusion
selection process & timing
1 - The preselection
LA CASERNE's team pre-selects thirty brands.
2 - The selection Committee
The selection committee approves ten brands to join LA CASERNE.
3 - The citizen selection
Citizens participate in the selection by voting on Instagram for the brands they wish to see in LA CASERNE. Five additional brands will be selected.
sept 21th, 2020
nov 15th, 2020
jan 15th, 2021
april 5rd, 2021
Call for applications
Deadline for submission of applications
the selection committee
Lead Designer Women's Handbags and Leathergoods
CONSEIL NATIONAL DU CUIR
Director of Development
EYES ON TALENT
President & speaker
SLOW WE ARE
Director Women's Handbags Collections
Leather Goods Deputy Director
APF ENTREPRISES NORMANDIE
FÉDÉRATION FRANÇAISE DE
LA TANNERIE MÉGISSERIE
Sophie Viot Coster
AU DELÀ DU CUIR
APF France Handicap, formerly known as the Association des Paralysés de France, created in 1933, is a national movement for the defense and representation of people with motor disabilities with or without associated disorders and their families.
An historic force in the adapted and protected sector, APF Entreprises, the companies red, focuses its HR policy and service offer on its fundamental mission: to guarantee the sustainable social and professional integration of people with disabilities.
The red welcomes more than 4,200 people, 90% of whom are disabled, and offers some thirty activities in response to the professionalization needs of its employees and clients.
The association has more than 1000 m2 dedicated to training in the gestures of fine leather goods in Evreux, and therefore a 100% French and supportive workforce.
As part of this program, the leather goods space at La Caserne will be entirely managed by APF Entreprises. It will welcome brands wishing to produce in a more responsible manner, who will be able to present their products in a dedicated showroom.
Are you a fashion or design brand looking to embrace a more eco-friendly business model?
Do you understand the importance of reducing the sector’s environmental impact and want to become an industry leader?
Apply and join the movement as a resident at La Caserne!