Last time, we wrote about the demographic and socio-economic changes that had a tremendous effect on the consumer preferences in the 1800s in industrialised Britain. Today, we continue with the post-industrialisation and the impact of World War II. During WWII, there was a shortage of everything and it was also the case with the raw … More The Short History of Fast Fashion 2/2
“We don’t want to make any profit by molesting human rights or by consciously harming our environment.” In the excellent manufacturing documentary True Cost, they were able to really highlight the major issues within the textile industry and show openly, but without drama, who is paying the price for cheap clothing. In a previous post … More What Is the True Cost of My Cheap Clothing?
Have you ever wondered who makes your clothes? Or how much the people are paid for making your clothes? These are two of the issues closest to our hearts, and we wanted to continue our blog series by discussing them. So, welcome to the next part of our series, to discover more about the ethical … More Who Made My Clothes?
Last time we started with the topic Sustainable Design Process. You can read it here. This time we wrote a bit more about our process; what exactly we do when we create Népras. Our design process is as open as we are! Essi is in charge of our design and pattern making. The whole process … More Of Sustainable Design Process part 2
The textile and clothing industry has lived in ongoing change through the past 20-30 years. The first sustainability wave came somewhere in the 90s, when people were offered eco-friendly clothing made from natural fibres in earthy colours. This was also the image that went mainstream when people were discussing sustainable clothing. And still today, many of … More The Moods of the Textile Industry