We love sourcing products that have good stories, and we love the interactions we have with the producers. So, this month, we are going to share with you some of these stories and introduce you to the "makers". A big part of our business is the design and production of our organic cotton range, so lets meet a few of the makers - there are a lot of people and a lot of hands that go into making each of our garmets and here is an insight into the process!
Meet the lovely Apsara, she is our first contact with our makers . Based in Kathmandu, Apsara has a university degree in accounting and first started with the company as sales assistant in the retail section whilst she was studying. Over time, and once she completed her degree, the company realised how talented she was in sales and design (and also numbers ) and so she was promoted into her current role! This was really lucky for us, as she has a real eye for detail, and is super patient and efficient!! She needs to be as we spend many hours together and share many pots of chai and coffee working on designs together. In her role, she has had the opportunity to travel to India to source new and innovative certified organic cotton fabrics which she introduces to us. Over the years we have become very good friends and we work well together. She has even done some modelling for us!! Once we are happy with the samples we make an order,Continue reading