Using this authentic, traditionally hand-made fabric, ZENWΛ is bringing back the valuable Indonesian culture and making it accessible for us. Making this fabric is a sacred process of 13 steps. This process ensures that the fabric is at its highest quality.
These machines are considered to be antiques, yet are important for the Indonesian culture and for the authentic fabric making. We ensure the traditional values and art forms are kept alive.
The clothing line embodies the zeal of pursuing undiscovered paths and finding beauty in everything around you. ZENWΛ is not a destination, but a journey alive with new experiences in fashion, travel and culture. The culture of ZENWΛ encourages people to enlighten themselves with travel, to live by greeting strangers as friends, and to embrace different cultures as opportunities for growth. …
Have you heard that changing careers is the new normal? Many people argue that the era of specialisation is over. Having a broad range of experiences that create a unique skill set is considered valuable in a world that changes at the speed of light.
Just because you are working within a certain department does not mean that this would be your end goal. Either acting as an intrapreneur or entrepreneur, the sky is the limit when it comes to what you are passionate about.
This is the case with Tatiana Anufrieva, Marketing Manager and founder of the sustainable brand HappyPijama. …
Women empowerment is not a new term, yet we still hear it to this day, signifying that it’s still an ongoing issue. Those that believe this fight ended with suffragettes are wrong. Still to this day women are told who they are, and how they can act given the constraints of their gender. This is half the half the world’s population who consistently face discrimination, isolation and unjust treatment more than the other half.
Empowering women means bringing women into the decision-making process and giving them control back to their lives. The benefits of this will become evident to all. More self-efficacy amongst women will strengthen the workforce, and even our economies. According to reports if women were allowed to contribute as much as men in the labour market this would add trillions to a country’s wealth. Most famous thinkers were men. There is no evidence to support the fact that men are smart than women, yet these prominent figures are almost always men. …
Nowadays, the number of shopping malls is increased across the globe and acts like an enemy to small-family businesses. Even if small businesses are struggling, there are still more than 125 million small and midsize businesses worldwide.
These small businesses operate in vastly different ways to the big brand names you see advertised. Small businesses mainly rely on foot traffic and local customers for survival. These businesses have low sales, few employees and normally only one physical location. Such businesses are normally solely run, with the owner dealing with all the operations internal external to the store. …
Keep your autumn wardrobe stylish, yet minimal with pastel colours and soft fabrics. Musa has done the curation for you! Browse through our fashion finds and discover the autumn pastel trend! We have prepared 3 trendy autumn looks to complement your existing wardrobe!
Seasons are meant to change and our needs have to adapt as per nature. That’s what makes human life so exciting, but our needs should not play with the natural ecosystem around us. For those cold months, Wool is the best material, period! It is warm, natural, long-lasting, odorless, biodegradable, recyclable, fast-drying, and the list is endless.
Style Idea #1: SATATLAND Uchikake Trench With Detachable Cape Scarf / Recycled Wool…
Consumers are regarded as the main culprit for throwing away their used clothing as only 15% of consumer-used clothing is recycled, whereas more than 75% of pre-used clothing is recycle by the manufacturers. For every ton of tossed textiles that get upcycled, 20 tons of CO2 is prevented from entering the atmosphere. Nearly 100% of textiles and clothing are recyclable.
The difference between recycling and upcycling
While both recycling and upcycling reduce the amount of junk that goes to our landfills, upcycling turns that same waste into a product of a higher quality; while recycling slightly decreases the quality of certain materials. Simply put: recycling breaks products down into their raw materials to be made into totally new things, while upcycling creatively repurposes old materials while maintaining some of their original characteristics. …
Have you finally got round to doing a wardrobe reorganize? (If you missed our previous article, you can read it here.) Even if you haven´t done that yet, here is some inspiration with what you can do with your old clothes. You´ll learn more sustainable alternatives on how to *break up* with your old clothes. Let´s face it. Those are relationships hard to break.
Did you know?
The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates that in 2017 10.2m tonnes of textiles ended up in landfills while another 2.9m tonnes were incinerated. In the UK an estimated 350.000 …
Overwhelmed, lost, stuck? How many times have you felt like your wardrobe is overwhelming you? How many times have your looked for that cute shirt, but you were not able to find it? And how many times have you felt that you don´t know what to wear and you are just stuck with your choice?
How many times did you say
Yes? Don´t worry. We feel you. And we can help you to get your wardrobe organised with only 1 tip.
Did you know?
1 in 3 young women considers clothes *old* after wearing them once or twice. (Bernando´s, 2015)
Do you really love what you buy? …
So many old clothes, so many memories and so many options on what to do with them. A sustainable alternative could be creating your very own vintage wardrobe. But the question is: How to do it? By the end of this article you will know, but first:
Did you know?
of high quality and lasting value, or showing the best and most typical characteristics of a particular type of thing, especially from the past
e.g. She loves buying vintage clothing.
Wait, does that mean I have to buy vintage clothes?
No, actually, exactly the opposite. Rules are meant to be broken and this definition definitely needs some different interpretation. You can decide for yourself what is of a significant value to you and represents a moment of your life. A piece of clothing that brings memories? A piece of clothing that has been around for a long time? Maybe even something you would like to give to your children. …