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Tag: textile waste
How do Papu Design, Uhana Design and NOUKI handle their deadstock?
Deadstock is a massive problem as stated last week. So we asked what happens to Papu Design’s, Uhana Design’s and NOUKI’s deadstock – what do they do with their collection’s leftovers? Or is there any leftover and how’s that possible? *** All three brands emphasize that the key element for not having products around the […]
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 […]
Episode 11: Here it happens!
In the eleventh episode of Hardcore Fashion, Paula Malleus visits the museum of Amos Anderson – the place where Revolt collection is revealed in two weeks! In addition to three MEM pieces, what else must be done before the show? Watch the eleventh episode of Hardcore Fashion and hear what plans Paula has for the runway show. […]
Reet Aus Has Taken Upcycling To The Next Level
Designer Reet Aus is dedicated to slow fashion. Not only has Reet made her collections out of post-industrial leftovers for years now, but also developed the first upcycling certification in the textile industry, which enables the circulation of leftover materials back to production inside the same factory. But how did that happen? In 1995, when Reet […]
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, […]
OUTI PYY LEADS THE WAY TO A MORE SUSTAINABLE TEXTILE INDUSTRY
Outi Pyy visited the Chinese clothing factories in the late 90s’. The experience changed her way of thinking and nowadays she encourages consumers to take care and humanise their clothes. In 1998 Outi, a 20-year-old seamstress student, travelled to China for a three-week internship. Her mum worked at the purchasing sector for a sportswear […]
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 […]
Paula Malleus – the pioneer of post consumer waste fashion
There are only a few who have enough skills to make clothes from already existing clothes. Paula Malleus, the founder of MEM by Paula Malleus, is one of them. She has the skills and the passion to create a completely unique style from post consumer waste. As said before, textile waste is a huge problem, which […]
Paula Malleus challenges the whole textile industry system
There she was. Standing at the huge sorting centre of Fida, a charity organization in Finland. The space was filled with used clothes and other recycled textiles. “There’s something seriously wrong with this system”, thought Paula Malleus, the founder of Remake EkoDesign and MEM. And became the pioneer of post consumer waste fashion, her collection would […]
Recycling your textiles
Do you buy your clothes after consideration or can there be found clothes with price tags in your closet? In this world where fashion and trends change rapidly, have you ever thought how much fabric is thrown to the trash when manufacturing clothes? Or does it even matter to you? * * * It has […]