Meet glassblowing studio Bloun, leather accessory studio Naskali Leather, one-man clothing company Wulf & Supply and the upcycling specialist Pumpa Upcycle! Between you and your favourite designers, there are no storages or extra hands between as the purchase made in Weecos is a purchase straight from the brand itself. At the moment there are over 230 sustainable brands and over 5800 products Weecos […]
Tag: sustainable leather
Is leather an ecological and ethical material?
During May we have discussed leather. As stated in the first post, the question is leather a sustainable material is not a black and white one. The material contains excellent qualities, such as durability, and has been used for centuries. On the contrary, leather is challenged due to animal welfare and the toxic tanning process, […]
Lovia Makes Luxury With Nothing to Hide
A few years back designer Outi Korpilaakso decided to jump off the faceless fashion ride and provide customers elegant items with full transparency. Besides designing out of someone else’s trash, Lovia takes part in the pioneering work of developing new leathers from Finnsheep, elk and salmon. For several years, Outi had worked for an international […]
Terhi Pölkki Wants to Change the Shoe Industry Through Her Own Brand
A doer. That Terhi Pölkki has always been. In shoe manufacturing, she’s participated in each step, seen the production closely, and her own brand Terhi Pölkki was found because she wanted to change those steps. From the beginning, she knew that her materials would be vegetable tanned leather and wood and that in Terhi Pölkki shoes an […]