As we are back into a lockdown time here in Nepal (oh this is like a déjà vu!), I thought of sharing the part 2 from the 1st article on my favourite cooking and baking recipes. Let’s stay away from our screens or at least let’s try to reduce the time in front of them. … Lire la suite Cooking & Baking time 2
I had previously presented an article on how to work with artisans which targeted then specifically buyers who would have their retail outlets, e-commerce shops and would be curious to know the do and don’t for finding their artisans. Then I realised, how important this is also for so many artisans and crafts wholesalers to … Lire la suite How to #15: How to work with the right buyer?
It has been ages and ages that I am planning to have this article presenting Battiayo; to be specific, I have kept a draft article on this blog for at least 4 years!! So, finally and because we have the say, « now better than never », I am very excited to present you this article, presenting … Lire la suite Battiayo: modern + dhaka
As you may know already (just by reading one of my latest posts on Podcasts), yes, I have a special love for the podcasts, and so Aji’s has a podcast channel! This was the perfect opportunity for me to know more about their work, just by listening to interviews with their talented craftsmen. What we … Lire la suite Keep making
I have recently heard a new expression called « Body positivity » which translates as a social movement rooted in the belief that all human beings should have a positive body image while challenging the ways in which society presents and views the physical body. The movement advocates the acceptance of all bodies regardless of physical ability, size, gender, race, … Lire la suite Body sizes and norms?
Let’s take this article as « what do you do to avoid buying too much and from these fast fashion brands? ». Thinking about it, yes I do buy sometimes from these fast fashion brands but nowadays very less and these are the reasons why Buy timeless or classic styles By « timeless », I mean not something in … Lire la suite Sustain your clothes
Just to be clear this article is more for the designers and brands who are interested or already collaborating with craftmanship organizations, artisans, and manufacturers who are not based in their home country. While considering you both are not staying in the same location and you may not speak the same language or initially English … Lire la suite How to #14
I guess you know I am already a fan of The Body Shop (and if you wish to know, this connect to the « Fair Trade Beauty » with this article). But I even become more a fan of this brand when I came to know about « Get Paper Industries » (a WFTO certified organization). Back in 2011, … Lire la suite Fairtrade packaging
Starting with a quick definition, storytelling (Story + Telling) is about telling stories and presenting them well to engage your audience, or to make something more clear. Photos, pictures, and film of course really help to tell a good story too. Storytelling has been used a lot by sustainable brands because they can present true … Lire la suite How to #13 – Storytelling
Are you a brand working with sustainable suppliers? Are you a retailer looking to be in touch directly and producing a specific line of crafts with a sustainable supplier? What to do, where to research, where to find updated contacts and a way for you to make sure that you are dealing with serious and … Lire la suite Sourcing and cie