Several novelties for kids have arrived! Meet Pikkuset, Oxox Kids, Arksie and Olikai Design who have lately joined Weecos! Weecos is a sustainable marketplace uniting visionary designers with you. A purchase made in Weecos is a purchase straight from the brand itself. Now over 230 brands from Finland and abroad can be shopped trustworthily in one place. *** PIKKUSET Pikkuset makes […]
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Meet the New Sustainable Brands who have joined Weecos!
Meet Imageroad, Regular Celery, Puuvillatehdas and Organic Socks of Sweden who have lately joined Weecos! Weecos is a sustainable marketplace uniting visionary designers with you. A purchase made in Weecos is a purchase straight from the brand itself. Now over 230 brands from Finland and abroad can be shopped trustworthily in one place. IMAGEROAD Imageroad is all about decorating walls. The various […]
Room for different voices – Weecos proudly supports Helsinki Pride!
Our partnership with Helsinki Pride started last year and this year our voice is even bigger as 50 companies from Weecos have joined us. We have to be loud and proud and make sure that all types of voices are supported and heard! Voice is this year’s main theme of Helsinki Pride. We have to […]
Meet Your New Favourite Brands!
New clothing brands iluut, Kaisa Turtiainen, LAURIJARVINENSTUDIO and The Pilou have opened their Weecos-shops! Which one’s your favourite? Weecos is a sustainable marketplace uniting visionary designers with you. A purchase made in Weecos is a purchase straight from the brand itself and now over 230 brands from Finland and abroad can be shopped trustworthily in one place. *** ILUUT iluut, the […]
New brands in Weecos – meet Stella Soomlais, Hanna Saari, PURA Finland and Studio M!
Meet Stella Soomlais, Studio Hanna Saari, PURA Finland and Studio M – the new, inspirational brands in Weecos! Weecos is a sustainable marketplace uniting visionary designers with you. Now over 220 brands can be shopped trustworthily in one place. Between you and your favourite designers, there are no storages or extra hands between as the purchase made in Weecos is a purchase straight […]
Recycling of discarded rental textiles – see where TAUKO’s raw materials origin
The main raw material used for the TAUKO clothes is discarded textiles provided by textile service companies. These companies rent out textiles for hotels, restaurants and healthcare. Annually tons of bed linen and table clothes are discarded in Helsinki and Berlin, and the amount of textile waste for one textile service company is more than 150 kg per day. Very little […]
Have you met these unique, sustainable brands already?
VAI-KØ, Namu Jewellery, Jaana Huhtanen Design and Paccas – these brilliant brands you have to meet! Weecos unites you trustworthily with sustainable brands. A decision made in Weecos is a purchase made straight from the brand itself. There are no extra hands between you and your favourite designers. *** VAI-KØ “Vaiko” is the Finnish word asking […]
Lovia Makes Luxury With Full Transparency
Lovia’s cone jewels are amulets holding the wisdom of pine trees. As Outi Korpilaakso wants to make luxury with nothing to hide, she knows precisely where the mining happens and who makes the jewels. The coating is pure chemistry. A few years ago, Outi Korpilaakso decided to quit her job in an international department store […]
Back to School and Work – Autumn Has Never Looked More Fabulous Than This!
I must admit that I have always been one of those people who enjoy going back to school, and now, to work after the summer holidays. Why? Because of the new Autumn stuff! I still recall the day I went shopping my first backpack and pencil case with my mom. It was sooo exciting! For some […]
Clothing Brands Changing the Fashion More Sustainable
Big brands are using new technologies to make fashion more sustainable. But we feel that smaller design brands are doing significant work too, as it’s said, “big things have small beginnings”. Especially when people working together. So meet TAUKO Design, Reet Aus and Paula Malleus, brands who’s work have influence on the environmental issues as well. *** […]
EPISODE 5: MEM Hardcore Fashion – What Is Anarchy in MEM?
Anarchy! What does that mean to designer and master seamstress Paula Malleus and how it can be seen in Paula’s collections? In the fifth episode of Hardcore Fashion, Paula ponders anarchy and branding from a philosophical point of view. What do these words things mean to her? We can assure that not the very traditional meaning! In addition, […]
Kuula + Jylhä – Masterpieces Out Of Leather
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, […]
Arela Shows A Transparent Example To The Bigger Players
Transparency plays a significant role for Arela in everything they do. Especially significant, it is in their production chain, which they openly and proudly tell about. The Arela cashmere knits are made in Nepal and China not only because of the talented people but also for social reasons. Viivi Arela reaches a dark blue thread […]
Anne Linnonmaa encourages people to challenge the world
Uncompromising, ecological and ethical fashion combined with design. These were the principles Anne Linnonmaa, the Finnish designer and entrepreneur, has always been determined to follow in everything she does. Anne is an excellent example of how a single person can affect the world with their everyday choices and she encourages others to challenge the world […]
Anne Linnonmaa – The Determined Pioneer of Ecological Fashion
Uncompromising, ecological and ethical fashion combined with design. These were the principles Anne Linnonmaa, the Finnish designer and entrepreneur, was determined to follow not only in her own clothing line but in everything she does. In the 1990’s it wasn’t the easiest path to walk. But it could be said that Anne has never chosen […]
DISCOVERING SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE WITH TAUKO
Mila Moisio and Kaisa Rissanen are Helsinki-based fashion and costume designers who are also in search of new ways to design and produce fashion. They are lifelong best friends who have been building TAUKO through shared values and aesthetics since 2008. Mila and Kaisa both studied to become art researchers, but soon found themselves enamored […]
WWOOLLFF CO. – BADASS PRINTS
WWOOLLFF CO. street clothing company has summarized their designer vision into slogan ”Badass clothes – goodass materials”. Let’s take a closer look of what this means in practise. Check out the first post about them if you have not done that already. Trials and materials In design Pedro and Jenna are looking for something that they […]
WWOOLLFF CO. – BADASS CLOTHES MADE OF GOODASS MATERIALS
Respecting the nature and wild animals, enjoying life and doing things that makes you happy. No strings or strains, just doing things that matter and are fun! This is the strong feeling you get when talking with Jenna and Pedro, the founders, designers and makers in WWOOLLFF CO. street clothing company. They have summarized their […]
Discovering Sustainable Lifestyle with Saana ja Olli
There is no difference between work-self and out-of-office-self when it comes to the designer couple Saana and Olli. The same values guide their choices in everyday life and in work life as well since they want to employ local Finnish professionals as much as possible. In their opinion, people are more and more interested in […]
Changing the world with sustainable products
Weecos aims to be a global player in the field of sustainability, sustainable design and to have an impact on society. To enterprises, we want to offer a trustworthy marketplace and to consumers, we want to provide information on conscious consumption and sustainable lifestyle. However, being an entrepreneur, especially in the field of sustainability and […]