LIAN & MÉZ: Sophisticated Watches from Pineapples

LIAN & MÉZ is an elegant sustainable watch company from Germany using Piñatex. As you may remember from a previous post, Piñatex is an innovative material made out of pineapple leaf fibers that are gathered by partner farming co-operatives in the Philippines. Manufacturing Piñatex produces new income methods for farmers and creates local business opportunities in pineapple-producing countries. […]

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TAMGA Designs: Fair Fashion from Sustainable Wood

TAMGA Designs is a colourful and vibrant sustainable fair-trade fashion brand made in Indonesia. The brand was founded by three globetrotters from different corners of the world who have collectively travelled to more than 50 different countries. TAMGA Designs reflects their “deep respect for different cultures, traditions, and the planet’s natural systems that keep individuals and businesses alive.” Co-founders Yana […]

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Nokshi Crafts: Ethically Produced Scarves Made in Bangladesh

Nokshi Crafts is a fair-trade brand showcasing ethically-produced and hand-painted silk scarves made in Bangladesh. The brand was founded by Maisha Samiha, a Bangladeshi-born Canadian, after the Rana Plaza disaster in 2013, in which 1,133 people died and another 2,500 were injured, making it the fourth largest industrial disaster in history. The disaster affected her […]

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