Contemporary and sustainable Finnish fashion directly from local designers for men and women
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Designed and expressively created by Marjut Uotila, DUSTY is an avant-garde menswear label known for its presentation of artistic signature pieces without compromising on wearability. For her collections, Marjut works with innovative fabric treatments and patternmaking in order to challenge traditional detailing and tailoring. The locally developed garments are meticulously manufactured in small independent ateliers in surroundings of Lahti, Finland, nearby the DUSTY studio. All exquisite details are finished by hand, alluding to the artistic uniqueness of each individual piece.
In Liike you will find exclusive DUSTY womenswear collection too.
jaanahaaksiluoto is an independent fashion label which fuses minimalist and simplified style with detailed finishings in order to create edgy yet wearable woman's wear and accessories. Pieces have an alternative style with an individual appeal as opposed to the anonymity of the mass produced and strictly seasonal pieces.
The label has a strong Finnish identity. Emphasis is put on sustainability, good craftsmanship and high quality materials. Collections are manufactured in small batches in Finland an in the neighbouring Estonia. The production is planned so that the textile surplus will remain as low as possible and used, when possible, for the next designs.
LILLE is a Helsinki-based women’s wear brand inspired by the nature of Finnish archipelago. Impressed by its authenticity and sense of constancy, amazed by the natural tones and molded shapes of the landscape.
We believe in meaningful and long-lasting design. Holding on to simplicity and quality, and aiming for more sustainable world one garment at a time. LILLE is designed with passion, crafted with love and attention, and provided for conscious women with confidence.
We are dedicated to designing and producing garments you will not want to through away.
Our products are designed in Helsinki and responsibly manufactured in Europe, mainly Estonia, using carefully selected European fabrics. In the creation of our products, we place a special emphasis on an excellent feel of the fabrics and long-lasting design and materials. The clothes are easy to wear and care. These are our cornerstones.
We’re a tight collective of long time friends and family. Separated over the years by careers and geography we have since overcome dislocation to collude in the making of dead nice garments inspired by utility, function, people, places and Beastie Boys album covers • Check Your Head • ULLAC was conceived in 2017. Well, that’s the year we sold our first pair of Jeans, however the love a air with product, namely denim, started decades prior in the North of England – Preston to be precise.
Our world is gender neutral as the rest of the world should be. We believe that power lives in the hands and hearts of the individual, irrespective of lumps and bumps.
Where we work and how we work
We’re based in two key ‘metropoli’ - London & Helsinki – with all manufacturing placed in the hands of a family atelier who go by the name of “the Dini’ in Italy. That’s all you need to know, to know that it’s lovely. We operate ethically and make everything to the highest of standards. Every part of each garment comes from an independent producer.
The design team Merja Seitsonen and Johanna Vainio explores the unknown borders between fashion and art. Vainio.seitsonen carries an approach to design which can be interpreted as direct, feminist and acknowledging the unplanned as part of the design process. In Finland selected retail shops as well as the flagship store Liike in Helsinki are selling the vainio.seitsonen collection. Moreover, team Vainio-Seitsonen makes illustrations to magazines and design costumes to artistic performances and other events.
Sustainable clothing for women by designer Sanna Hopiavuori.
Dark passion, misty alleys, shades of black. Ethically and ecologically chic. Slow fashion with simple cuts and easy shapes. Slow fashion is all about keeping clothing longer than one season, slow fashion is all about loving your clothes.
All products are made in Finland with quality materials and timeless designs that loves you longer than one season.