Peru-originated sustainable-fashion label Ankura brings together the latest global fashion trends with natural, locally-sourced materials (baby alpaca, alpaca, vicuna, Peruvian pima cotton and certified organic cotton) and meticulous Peruvian craftsmanship. Aiming to bring a positive change to the Peruvian garment…
Founded by Shannon Lohr, Factory45 is an online accelerator program for sustainable apparel companies. From sourcing the right fabrics and finding a manufacturer to guiding through branding and marketing sessions, it is made up of five online modules, released weekly, to take designers and aspiring entrepreneurs from the idea stage to pre-production to launch.
Currently among the rising labels in its native Singapore, MATTER travel wear launched two years ago on the foundation of transparent sourcing and ethical production. MATTER started as an idea between Ren Yung Ho and Yvonne Suner, who are behind the helm of the young company today, while they were both working in Mexico.
Uzma Bozai’s fascinating cultural background was only the starting point; her family roots extend to India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, where Uzma was spending summers as a kid becoming acquainted with ancient traditions and techniques and of embroidering, dyeing and embellishing….