The Chicago Tribune, Vogue and other major media are onto an exceptional Finnish word: “kalsarikännit.” How do you even say that?
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.
of Finns live in urban areas
Source: UN World Urbanisation Prospects
Amount of saunas in Finland
Source: Finnish Sauna Society
Number of summer cottages in Finland
Source: Statistics Finland