Terhi Pölkki Shoes are made of stories
Finnish shoe designer Terhi Pölkki said ‘no’ twice when her friend asked her to come sell her shoes in New York. Third time’s the charm: now her shoes are on shelves across the US.
Coruu’s jewellery is light as a feather
Finnish jewellery company Coruu isn’t heavy on the shoulders – or ears or neck, for that matter. Now it’s setting sail to global markets with characters familiar to many: the Moomins and their friends.
Aalto student finds success at Hyères
Aalto University design student Maria Korkeila was awarded the Schiaparelli Prize at the Hyères Fashion Festival in France last weekend.
A spa that fits in all bathrooms
You don’t need a fancy weekend away for that soft and pampered spa feeling; Finnish Luin Spa brings the luxury right to your bathroom, be it big or small.
Responsible kids’ clothes with street cred
Finnish Mainio Clothing wants to create contemporary and ambitious fashion for children – and never neglect where it came from.
Gugguu wants the perfect fit
If the shops don’t sell what you’d want to buy, it might be a good idea to try and do it yourself. Case in point: the two sisters behind the kids clothing brand Gugguu managed to create a whole community based on their distinctive design and sustainable production.
One poncho to unwind us all
Finnish Jouten towel ponchos are practicality, sustainability and comfort sewn into the one outfit. The most important ingredient is a laid-back, feel-good mood.
Lindström strengthens its presence in the UK
Lindström has acquired United Services, in a move which doubles the Finnish textile service company’s customer base in the UK.
We Started This: Second-hand, first choice
Not everyone believed in Sara Nyyssölä’s business pitch when she announced her idea of buying and selling pre-worn clothes. Now, she and her team have proven the doubters wrong.
Finnish shoe brand hits shelves in the US
Shoe designer Terhi Pölkki has started collaborating with the lifestyle store chain Anthropologie, which is a part of the multinational clothing corporation Urban Outfitters.