The Everyday Has a Certain Strangeness

“There’s a rhythm in our lives, made of habits, structures and familiar elements: we call it the everyday. It takes one step back from our routine and normal patterns of behaviour in our daily life to perceive that the everyday has a certain strangeness.” (Alessandra Taccia)

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Dörte Lange
The Intolerable Reality Of Modern Day Slavery

The disturbing reality is that before many of us get to lunchtime, we could have used a product that has slavery in its supply chain – whether that’s your mobile phone, the shirt you’re wearing, the coffee you’re drinking or the lipstick in your handbag.

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Dörte Lange
A Wakening: Why We’ve Decided To Go Into Print

Lissome is a passion project, and what started as a one person exploration, has slowly and organically grown into a self-funded, independent publication, created by a dedicated all-women team of volunteers here in Berlin, as well as a wider, international community of writers, photographers, and stylists. Our intention to go into print originates from a strong wish to chronicle this important moment in time, and to be a catalyst for a thoughtful kind of transformation.

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“We Need An Entire Consciousness Upgrade”

On Saturday, April 27th, 2019, Slow Factory hosted “Study Hall: Sustainability as a Culture”, the fourth part of its captivating conference series on sustainability in fashion. Following swiftly after a successful partnership with the United Nations in February, the first international edition was held in London at Central Saint Martins and organised in collaboration with Fashion Revolution.

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In A Man’s World

We know of the power of clothing to shield and protect, and in times, we have welcomed the use of clothing as a “Cloak of Invisibility”, working its magic. Nonetheless, we are filled with hope that we are moving towards a more inclusive future in which protection is less needed and we can dress freely and in accordance with our own comfort and creativity.

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