Finland

Olek Covers the Facade of Houses in Sweden, Finland With Pink Crochet

A house in Sweden and its counterpart in Finland, once disparate entities, are now inextricably linked, thanks to the creative machinations of a “yarn bomber” named Olek.…

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Top 7 Eco-Fashion Milestones of 2015 (Vote for Most Game-Changing)

Feeling nostalgic? Skip back a year for 10 of the most revolutionary eco-fashion stories of 2014… …

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Finnish Groups to Turn Waste Cotton Into New Fiber for Fashion Industry

A group of Finnish organizations are banding together to transform old cotton garments, particularly those unsuitable for reuse, into new fibers for the textile industry. Led by the VTT…

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Pure Waste Textiles: Why Fabric Waste Will Never Make Sense

Helsinki-based Pure Waste Textiles was born out of a desire to halt the huge amount of fabric wasted in the production of fashion accessories. After beginning to use leftover material…

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Future Travelers Will Be Emailing Their Luggage to 3D-Printers

FAREWELL TO CARRY-ONS With advances in three-dimensional printing, this future is already unfolding, says Kyttanen. Lost Luggage supplants the traditional “analog” suitcase…

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Ioncell-F: A Wood-Cellulose Textile Fiber Derived From Ionic Liquids

IONCELL-F \’īən sel-f’\ n 1 a:  A sticky material made from a mixture of plant material and ionic liquid, known for its strong bonds, that is transformed through a…

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Ivana Helsinki Channels "Madison County" at Spring 2014 NY Fashion Week

DOOMED LOVE The runway also saw the debut of a capsule selection of denim, a first for the Ivana Helsinki brand, which manufactures its wares in a family-operated atelier in downtown…

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"Terminator"-Like Contact Lens Lets You Read Emails Before Your Eyes

Live data that streams directly before your eyes à la The Terminator sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but researchers are thisclose to making it a reality. In a study…

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Minna Debuts Vintage-Inspired Wedding Gowns For Eco-Chic Brides

A FINE ROMANCE Hepburn decided to launch a dedicated bridal collection after noticing a demand from her clientele. “Our customers started wearing our dresses and sending us some…

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