It started approximately 10 years ago from a course of arts, held in Jyväskylä. Not only the life-long friendship between Essi Kuula and Marika Jylhä but also the mutual passion for architecture for the feet, designing “Slow Shoes”. The founders of Kuula + Jylhä don’t follow the traditional seasonal thinking of the fashion world. Instead, […]
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Salmiak Studio – Bags and Jewellery With a History
The lovely, natural scent of leather comes out from the small studio, and the beautiful sunlight glitters from the surfaces of leather bags. Here, in the former tricot factory of Pyynikki, Kaisa Maansalo, the founder of Salmiak Studio, keeps her workroom and storage. The place was a dream coming true to work. At first, leather […]
Leather, leather, leather – good or bad?
Leather is a controversial material. On the one hand, leather has been used for centuries, for example, in shoes because it’s a warm, durable material. On the other hand, it’s an animal that has been killed just for human wants. So what’s the way to follow? These questions, among others, confronted us when Weecos was […]
Weecos For Men!
Weecos for men is finally here, and may we just say – WAAAAAU! What a wide and wonderful range of men’s bags, sunglasses, hats and clothes we have. There not only real attitude but also great stories behind each and every designer. We want you to get to know their statements and values as well and in […]
Hooked on Solving Leather Puzzles
Neon orange pants. The first pair Kaisa Maansalo, the founder of Salmiak Studio, had ever made herself. It was the early 90’s, and the neon orange pants were soon companied with neon green and PVC trousers. But Kaisa still recalls the feeling after sewing her first pair, the neon orange ones, the excitement and joy […]