Marimekko buckles down in Japan
Marimekko will open a new store in Japan in September, on the heels of the makeover of its Tokyo flagship store.
VAI-KØ mingles urban with wilderness
Finland-based VAI-KØ believes nobody should need one beanie for the city and another for the outdoors, because having one that’s stylish and lasting can serve both purposes.
PaaPii Design doesn’t want to be like the masses
When someone from Australia rings you up and tells you they want to sell your designs, you might want to consider scaling up production. PaaPii Design took note.
ZeroPoint squeezes out better performance
Finnish ZeroPoint Compression turns waste into high-quality clothing for anyone wanting to feel the blood in their veins: athletes, pilots, and all the rest of us.
A fairytale that brings out the magic in us
What happens when an eight-year-old girl firmly believes that if she tries hard enough, she will learn to fly? Sure, she won’t touch the clouds – but she’ll grow up to create her own world of wonders.
Halla Halla turns plastic trash into bold beachwear
Finland’s first sustainable swimwear brand was born out of two friends’ quest to find bikinis that both looked and felt good.
ONES spreads joy all over the globe
Wherever you happen to be in the world, children are natural-born artists. Whilst their creativity flows free, Finnish company ONES makes the resulting art benefit entire communities.
Myssyfarmi’s tale is a good yarn
A bunch of Swiss and Finnish grandmothers, a sheep called Bambi, the coolest beanie in the world and a career-ending injury have led to a new global fashion brand rising out of a Finnish village.
Saana ja Olli lasts through seasons
Finnish designer couple Olli Sallinen and Saana Sipilä have created their own brand to reflect the values they wish to see take over the global textile industry.
Vimma is fashion with zero secrets
What started out as a harmless hobby for a stay-at-home mother is now a global fashion brand with world-renowned designers on board.