I came across the website of the Italian fair trade retailer, called Altromercato (Alternative market in English), about the Altromercato Experience. It’s possible now that you travel and meet the artisan who made your crafts which you bought in the Altromercato shop(s) in Italy! To set up this new formula, the Italian fair trade retailer has … Lire la suite Buy their crafts and meet them
*** English below *** Namasté à tous, j’espère que vous allez bien chers lecteurs. C’était il y a quelques semaines que j’ai découvert la marque appelée Sukhi qui veut dire « heureux » ou encore « prospérité »en Népalais. J’ai appris un nouveau mot puisque jusqu’présent, j’utilisais le mot खुसी (Kushi) pour dire heureux. Cette belle marque, créée en … Lire la suite Sukhi sur un air de l’Atlas
This is June and some of you may know that it is my birthday’s month! 2017 means that I will be turning 30 years old…I have been thinking about this number but still, for me (and people), I look like a 25 years old person! My name sometimes sounds a bit outdated for French people, … Lire la suite Women and wood
****Article en Français ci-dessous*** Yes, we are still in the « sari » theme from our previous article… I had the chance to stop by last time in one of the Community centers of SABAH Nepal located in Kokhana. My friends and I had the chance to see some embroideries work on a 8-meter length sari! Each … Lire la suite Embroideries !
I was keen on presenting you this great project from 4 Scandinavian design studios : Norm Architects (DK), Note Design Studio (SE), Afteroom (SE) and A hint of Neon (DK). They all took part of the Nepal Project which aims at creating a collection of exclusive, handmade designs. The Nepal project presents a beautiful soft … Lire la suite Four designers’ team at work
****Article en Français ci-dessous*** Who doesn’t love Saris?? They are soft, colorful and are considered to have a strong quality fabric! This was my discovery this year to find some beautiful saris turned into beautiful tops and cute dresses. Theresa from Resa Living is one of the Sari’ lovers, a dedicated and talented designer to … Lire la suite Sari for life
It was last October that I met Jemma, a great seamstress and a great mom from Australia. She created the brand named ZARPAR Bébé which presents a range of fabric and crafts of the World dedicated to babies and especially baby carriers created and handmade by Jemma which all present a beautiful history and very … Lire la suite Cuty baby carriers
I had the chance to meet Mingma who welcomed me in her shop/workshop. I met her last January in the art market, and that’s how I discovered her beautiful and ethical shoes brand. For the first time, I found a dhaka design used for shoes! The Dhaka fabric used is called Palpali, commonly used for … Lire la suite My ethical ballerinas
Beautiful cashmere, beautiful leather bags with a very fine style. Well, it is great to find this beautiful brand thanks to Pinterest. Well too bad for me that I don’t understand much German … Google Translate has helped me ! Starting with the brand name « Neyo Made in Nepal » which is a mix with English … Lire la suite Beautiful signatures!