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Meet the Designer: Nadja, Founder of Mavolu

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Meet the Designer: Nadja, Founder of Mavolu

We've recently had the great pleasure to team up with Makerist, an online platform for crafting and sewing which offers video classes and PDF patterns from independent designers. As part of their sustainability week we collaborated on a social media contest and our founder Nadja was interviewed by Úna Kehily about the story and idea behind MAVOLU. The full interview can either be found below or through the following link: http://blog.makerist.com/sustainability-week-meet-nadja-from-mavolu/   As part of Sustainability Week at Makerist, we’ve had the chance to collaborate with MAVOLU! We spoke to their founder, Nadja, about the brand, her interest in sustainable fashion, the making process, and her advice for consumers trying to be more sustainable.   1....

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Meet the Designer: Wen-Ting Chen, Founder of Sekundär

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Meet the Designer: Wen-Ting Chen, Founder of Sekundär

With the beginning of the new year I've also added an entirely new category and brand new designer label to the online shop - the delicate real flower jewellery from Sekundär. This blog post will introduce the person behind this beautiful and sustainable jewellery label: Wen-Ting Chen from Taiwan. Sekundär was founded in 2018 in Berlin, Germany. The founder, Wen-Ting Chen, is originally from Taipei in Taiwan, which naturally also has a very strong influence on her work. Her previous work focused on paying respect to products, nature, and was also very much inspired by cultural differences. After studying a BA Fashion Design course in Taiwan and following up...

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Meet the Designer: Marina Kleist

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Meet the Designer: Marina Kleist

One of the main goals of this blog is to introduce the designers and brands that are behind the products offered on MAVOLU. We'll start off with Marina Kleist, a 24 year old accessories designer who is originally from France and has recently started her own brand 'Marina Kleist'.     How did you get into bags and sustainability? I have always seen my grandmothers sewing or knitting and subconsciously, I think it influenced my career. I did my studies in sewing, and began with furniture / decoration and clothing. After my studies, I did jobs that had nothing to do with sewing or fashion. It was...

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