Since our last zero waste swaps post, we’ve made more progress on our zero waste journey. To be completely honest, as someone who works within 5 miles radius from home, I am much less relied on disposable plastics via takeaways and packaged food. Despite trying NOT to sound like a kvetch, I can’t help but be on Ben’s case. Who works in the city (and pay rent), bringing home plastic bags and packaging of all shape and sizes. He would kneel while begging for forgiveness (kidding)...Read More
Since discovering get.give, their product shots and Instagram posts always manage to find their way into my 'interior goals', 'cosy AF' folders on various platforms. I love their refreshing take on gifting, and here is the founder, Kate, telling us about her shop based on this simple philosophy.Read More
'A product needs to be either functional or has a classic design', check and check, plus they are ethically produced and crafted with purpose. What more can we ask for! The team at Coconut Matter has poured their heart and soul into researching and developing their products. Carry on reading to find out how they make sure every step on the way to the making of their product is backed by integrity.Read More
Without stealing the thunder, let's have Enoch Ho, founder of Berayah dive right in, sharing with us the thoughtul and meticulous way these garments are made.
Tell us a little bit about the name Berayah.
Berayah is a Hebraic transliteration meaning "God has created", it's a reminder that oftentimes creativity doesn't come from within, but is a gift given to us. Berayah aims to create clothing through poetic and practical minimalism; our main Berayah collections seek to tell stories via modern womenswear, whereas our second line BY Berayah employs practical design philosophies into making everyday items.
When our household first stepped out on our journey to reduce waste, Plastic-Free HK is the first place I stumbled upon. Since then there are more eco-conscious outlets in Hong Kong, but founder Lisa has always set the bar higher by introducing plastic-free products. Even when it comes to the end of these products' lives, they are not harming our environment.
All the products in the shop remind me of...Read More