Martine Jarlgaard works in the intersection of technology, business, fashion and art. Her drive towards positive change is complimented by her passion for sustainability and technology’s potential to change human behaviour and to disrupt the very core of the fashion industry.
As a designer, her work is heavily rooted in sustainability. She looks to technology as playing a significant role in helping to solve some of the industry's biggest challenges.
Upon graduation from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Martine Jarlgaard was hired to work with Vivienne Westwood, where she headed the Vivienne Westwood Red Label. Following this Martine worked with All Saints in London and as Head of Diesel Female Apparel in Italy before returning to the United Kingdom to launch her company, Martine Jarlgaard London.
At London Fashion Week, in September 2016, Martine Jarlgaard London presented the world's first Mixed Reality fashion show. This was a collaboration with FIA, DoubleMe, Ravensbourne University and W Hotel London.
In 2017 Martine Jarlgaard London launched the first Blockchain-powered supply chain transparency fashion pilot at Copenhagen Fashion Summit in collaboration with Provenance, A Transparent Company and FIA. Martine Jarlgaard London had been invited as one of ten innovative companies to present the latest and most groundbreaking solutions to solve the fashion industry’s most urgent sustainability issues.
In January 2018 Martine Jarlgaard presented her new Extended Reality experience and installation MEET YOURSELF at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark supported by Unity Technologies and Microsoft.
Martine Jarlgaard is a public speaker and has given talks at Yale University, Singularity University, London College of Fashion and China Fashion Forum.