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 […]
New sustainable brands have joined Weecos!
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 […]
Trashed or sold again – what happens to returned items?
Products neither come out of space nor disappear there when returned back. It is crucial to keep up the discussion on item’s whole lifecycle so that unnecessary destruction of items and disposable shopping culture ends and the system changes! In June, the German business weekly WirtschaftsWoche and news show Frontal 21 revealed in their report that the […]
Meet the new brands Suoma Design, Hulmu, Palmiina and Hicca!
In Weecos, we unite sustainable designers with you! We make shopping responsible brands easy and trustworthy as there are no extra hands between you and your favourite designers. With love, we present to you our new brands Palmiina, Hicca, Hulmu and Suoma Design! PALMIINA Behind the brand Palmiina is Tuija Palm, a seamstress living in the Finnish countryside. […]
New Kidswear in Weecos!
Pop & Co, KUI Design, Leuto Kidswear and Lil Jo & Vilja – the new kidswear brands that joined the sustainable marketplace Weecos! In Weecos, all brands maintain their own Weecos-shop and send the orders to you. There are no storages or extra hands between and therefore, a purchase made in Weecos is a purchase straight […]
Meet The New Sustainable Brand in Weecos!
Lapinkettu, Sopiva, Vera-Vera and Aka Bubble – these brilliant brands you have to meet! 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 221 brands and over 5100 Weecos unites you trustworthily […]
Pricing Finnish Design – What does it cost to produce, sale and distribute a TAUKO dress?
What does it cost to design and sell sustainably produced clothes? What are the different actors and what are their shares? Roughly, the TAUKO cost structure consists of four areas: manufacturing, brand, retail, and VAT. Each of them can be broken down into smaller parts, again with their particular cost structure. As an example, let’s […]
Meet the New Sustainable Brands in Weecos!
Ruoko Design, Made by Noosa, Hel.City and Sjuttio are the new brands in Weecos we want you to unite with! Weecos makes shopping responsible brands easy and trustworthy as there are no extra hands between you and your favourite designers. *** SJUTTIO Sjuttio was born from love to water. As the news is full of alarming […]
NÉPRA – Activewear That Makes You Feel Good
When Essi Enqvist saw Anna-Mari Niutanen’s mail, in 2015, she immediately thought “this is something I can’t miss!” Soon, the textile engineer and the Bachelor in Business met, and shared the vision of sustainable activewear – something they hadn’t found at the market. And so, Népra was founded. *** What’s Nepra’s “secret ingredient”, in other […]
What a Ride The Year 2017 Has Been!
What a ride! Those words probably describe the year 2017 for us the most. During this year, the brands in Weecos have increased with over a hundred and also, the first brands abroad, such as Dimmblá, Wintherland and Reet Aus, have opened their shops in Weecos. Our own team of five has been together for […]
VEGAN X-MAS HAM BY PS OLEN VEGAANI
This year we teamed up with PS Olen Vegaani to share you some de-li-ci-ous vegan recipes for Christmas! First in the row was Vegan rice porridge and the next one here is XMAS HAM made from seitan. This is something that I’ve been craving to taste for a long time and it will definitely be part […]
Vegan Rice Porridge by PS Olen Vegaani
What’s your favourite Holiday food? Mine is definitely rice porridge with some cinnamon on the top, yummy! Last year I made my rice porridge as a vegan version and oh, it tasted heavenly! Luckily, this year, we can share this delicious recipe for Vegan Rice Porridge from the magnificent PS Olen Vegaani (in English PS I’m a […]
Laura Saarivuori-Eskola Wants to Raise Awareness on the Problems of Precious Metal Mining
Laura Saarivuori-Eskola makes jewellery out of old silver cutlery and Finnish coins. Environmental issues and recycling have been close to Laura’s heart since she was a child and therefore, entrepreneurship in the field of jewellery pondered her some time. Then she realised that through her work she could bring up the crucial problems of mining. […]
10 Easy Ways to Update Your Summer Outfit
For those who desire and favour bright colours, here are the perfect accessories for you! With these stunning bags and magnificent jewellery, it is easy to accessories a simple outfit, a white or a black dress perhaps. And they are not only fabulous-looking but also made in an ethically made. Which one is your favourite? There’s […]
Over 150 Sustainable Brands in One Place
Are you looking for ethical and sustainable brands? Great! Then you’re in the right place – Weecos. We are chancing the world a better place one shopping basket at a time. We unite you with sustainable designer brands who know their supply chain. Now, this might sound like a traditional web shop to you. But Weecos is […]
Weecos Spring Break – Energy from the Community
Co-operation is the best! Last week we organised a little get-a-way to the awesome people in Weecos. We visited the beautiful landscapes of Antaverkka mansion, located in Ylöjärvi, and in addition to some education on vlogging, photographing and digital marketing, we had real leisure time – a rare thing for an entrepreneur, right? I guess […]
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 […]
THE AWESOME WEECOS TEAM – HERE FOR YOU!
Hey you, we have great news to share! New amazing people have joined our Weecos team and we would love to introduce them to you. Get to know who is behind Weecos and who is finding great adventures, a stylish lifestyle, inspiration and their inner child with you! *** ANNA KURKELA Lifestyle entrepreneur, Designer, Creative and […]
Business mama travels: Christmas overseas
We did not have any exact plans where we would like to spend Christmas on our journey around the world. So we just ended up to volcanic Rotorua, New Zealand, in the middle of the summer time. Oh yes, Christmas in the middle of the summer! Quite strange for us. As you know, in Finland […]
Uhana Design fights against the throwaway society
At the moment Uhana Design enjoys a fast growing popularity. With their imaginative, playful prints and high-quality fabrics, Mira Vanttaja and Hanna Virkamäki fight against the disposable culture. Previously they ended up entrepreneurs together, but what keeps them doing this and how does the values of responsibility show in their business? Uhana Design was founded in […]
Uhana Design fights against the throwaway society
At the moment Uhana Design enjoys a fast growing popularity. With their imaginative, playful prints and high-quality fabrics, Mira Vanttaja and Hanna Virkamäki fight against the disposable culture. But how did these two women end up entrepreneurs? Only a few minutes pass by with Mira and Hanna and it seems obvious. They share the cheerfulness, playfulness and the […]
DISCOVERING SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE with MOIMOI ACCESSORIES
The motto ”quality instead of quantity” applies both to the production of MOIMOI Accessories and to the everyday life on Raquel Alonso Miranda and Kalle Järveläinen. The two mix Mediterranean colours with Scandinavian clean style and this combination has been very popular also in our Sokos Helsinki pop-up. Raquel and Kalle believe in traditional craftsmanship, […]
My journey from chaos through minimalism to enough-ism – part 2
It was mold that forced Vappu Aneri’s family to radical changes, get rid of almost everything. How does Vappu feel about stuff nowadays and what is enough-ism? In winter 2012, after the window renovation, I started to be nauseous and run to the toilet to gag or throw up. A few months later the realization […]
My journey from chaos through minimalism to enough-ism – part 1
Stuff. We all have a lot of stuff and occasionally want to get rid off it, but it’s hard to throw or give things away. But sometimes you just have to. Find out what was the one things and how the way of life of Vappu Aneri, our second guest blogger, changed. As a young […]
DISCOVERING SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE with HUMBUGI ACCESSORIES
Leather has always been the favorite material of Anni Jokinen (in the image above), the designer of Humbugi Accessories. She did, however, doubt the use of it since leather is maybe not considered the most responsible material. Fortunately, Anni did not have to give up using her favorite material as she realized she could use recycled leather […]
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 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 KIKS
Respect the nature, people and good kiks. These three elements have guided Katja Iljana and her brand KIKS since 2003. For Iljana it goes without saying that she operates in a responsible and ecological way, and in her opinion, on this matter the small ones have shown good example to the big ones. The huge […]