Quick fashion leads to quick consumption: Timo Rissanen, a professor at Parsons School of Design in New York, is convinced that fashion houses can create clothing while also conserving resources and preserving nature.
A woolly hat – “pipo” in Finnish – is an essential accessory during the cold Finnish winters, but it can also be trendy. We look at several success stories from the thriving local knitwear industry, including one designer who wears a hat in the summer, too.
Helsinki Fashion Week held for the first time
Source: Helsinki Fashion Week
The year Helsinki Design Week, Scandinavia's biggest design fest, was founded
The year Design Forum Finland started promoting Finnish design