Whether we like it or not, fashion creates stereotypes in our minds, a certain lifestyle we want to participate in. But fashion also has the power to break those patterns. People BERLIN plays with this mechanism and reverses it in many ways: While the fourth collection of the fashion brand based in the German capital is about to be launched, hardly anyone knows the faces behind the label.
IKKIVI is a unique and beautifully curated online destination for sustainable fashion design from India, and, in the words of its founder and curator Nivi Murthy, “a portal to take a deeper breathe, to be mindful of the little things, to engage in meaningful conversations, and to shop slowly”.
Inspired by the slow food movement, Olderbrother’s aim is to create healthy “farm-to-body” garments using planet-friendly materials such as Tencel, hemp, Himalayan yak wool, “Cleaner Cotton” from California’s Sustainable Cotton Project, and Washi, a Japanese fabric made from rice paper.
After last year’s success of launching a first in-house collection, this spring sustainable online retailer The Acey presents the second chapter of their namesake brand.
We met Jade Sarita Arnott of Arnsdorf for a factory visit and asked her to share her experiences from running a truly transparent fashion business.
Storytelling is the most powerful weapon in the fashion industry and Jeanne Zizi Margot de Kroon’s Zazi Vintage is a tale of female empowerment, sustainability, wanderlust and weltschmerz that is hard to match.
A firm advocate of sustainable and ethical practices in the fashion industry, Martine is fascinated by the role that technology can play in helping to solve some of the industry’s biggest challenges.
Have you ever wanted to find out more about natural dyes? When we got introduced to the plant-dyed organic clothing line Sat-su-ma, we asked label founder Özge Horasan everything that we had ever wanted to know.
Maike Luedenbach of LÖV the label has an important mission that she is incredibly passionate about: to empower women and to free us from the pressure and mind control of social body norms.
Sustainable accessories designer Sonya Kashmiri grants us a look behind the scenes of her London atelier and insights into the making of her vegetable tanned leather goods.
What started off as a kooky art project based on a crochet bikini, has grown into a successful slow fashion swimwear brand.
An interview with Nuno Henriques, founder of Toino Abel, about his mission to revive the endangered heritage craft of reed basket weaving.
New York-based jewelry designer Nettie Kent shows us how to create beautiful jewelry whilst protecting the environment and enhancing the local economy.