A fairytale that brings out the magic in us

June 18, 2018

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

June 11, 2018

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

May 14, 2018

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

April 10, 2018

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

March 20, 2018

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

January 17, 2018

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.

Marimekko is in fashion with UNIQLO

January 10, 2018

Finnish Marimekko and Japanese global apparel retailer UNIQLO have partnered up for a limited special edition collaboration collection.

ONAR’s ecological, sustainable fashion turns heads

November 14, 2017

Irene Kostas fuses together traditional craftsmanship, ethical materials and an urban, futuristic vision with her clothing brand ONAR. It is these unlikely combinations that have seen her designs gain global attention.

Balmuir’s Finnish fashion has global appeal

November 6, 2017

Finnish company Balmuir counts the likes of George Clooney, Tina Turner and the Swedish royals among its customers. Now the family-run company has set its sights on building a global lifestyle brand.

Finnish fashion education among world’s best

November 1, 2017

Aalto University’s undergraduate programme in fashion has been ranked the world’s fifth best in Business of Fashion’s annual Global Fashion School Rankings.

Luin Spa unleashes luxury in Japan

October 30, 2017

Home spa products by Finnish Luin Spa are now available in luxury department stores in Tokyo, Sapporo and Nagoya in Japan.