Behind the brand: Audris Quek, Paradigm Shift

Behind the brand: Audris Quek, Paradigm Shift

ZERRIN interviews Rakhee Shah, founder of sustainable fashion brand Maisha Concept

Behind the brand: Rakhee Shah, Maisha Concept

The Lounge by ZERRIN: The sustainable pop-up experience brings together ethical brands & events in Singapore

The Lounge by ZERRIN: The sustainable pop-up experience brings together ethical brands & events in Singapore

ZERRIN Magazine

Behind the brand: Audris Quek, Paradigm Shift

We chatted with the Singaporean fashion designer all about making the leap into the fashion industry, how she crowdfunded her brand and her work with Nepal-based ethical cut-and-sew Purnaa.

Behind the brand: Rakhee Shah, Maisha Concept

We sat down with the founder of Maisha Concept at our recent Singapore pop-up, The Lounge by ZERRIN, to talk about her colourful childhood, the beauty of artisan craftsmanship and balancing tradition and modernity in design.

The Lounge by ZERRIN: The sustainable pop-up experience brings together ethical brands & events in Singapore

Discover everything that went down at our first edition of pop-up concept store The Lounge by ZERRIN, bringing together a collective of independent sustainable fashion and beauty brands, people and ideas redefining what we wear today.

Trash to Fash: Singapore's first circular fashion design competition

Discover what went down at Trash to Fash, the first-ever upcycling FASHION design competition in Singapore.

Behind the brand: Chetna Bhatt, Ashepa

Discover the story behind Ashepa, an African-inspired jewellery and lifestyle label by designer Chetna Bhatt which showcases and celebrates the great handicraft skills, diversity and beauty of the African culture.

Behind the brand: Ishana Rai Sethia, Label Ishana

Creating a label that tells stories through fabric of generations of weavers, we met up with designer Ishana Rai Sethia in our concept store, The Lounge, to chat about entrepreneurial life, the influence of strong women in her life and what running an ethical business means to her. 

Thoughts from a Japanese on Kim Kardashian West's Kimono Underwear Line

The biggest issue here — one that has me and thousands of other individuals around the world riled up — is that Kardashian has the audacity to apply to trademark the word “kimono” as if it were her’s to take ownership over in the first place. 

Behind the Brand: Alche{me} Skincare

After careers in the beauty industry, Constance Mandefield and Tuyen Lamy set out to do skincare better. Their brand alche{me} harnesses developments in technology to offer high-performance and personalised solutions to help women meet their complexion goals. We sat down for a chat with them in their state of the art lab to find out their story.

5 things that went down at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit

The Copenhagen Fashion Summit is an annual business event dedicated entirely to discussing the future of environmentally and socially conscious fashion, organized by Global Fashion Agenda, a business forum for the sustainable fashion industry. Here are 5 things that went down on their 10th anniversary.

Where is Singapore when it comes to sustainable fashion?

Wondering how to be sustainable in Singapore? Want to know how you can be sustainable while also supporting the local fashion industry? Through our holistic review of the sustainable fashion scene in Singapore, we'll show you where Singapore stands when it comes to environmentally and socially conscious fashion.

Behind the Label: Lara Rapanan, Munimuni Studios

Munimuni creates handcrafted shoes and accessories empowering local artisan communities. Read our interview with founder, Lara Rapanan, to find out more about the source of her inspiration to create socially and environmentally conscious shoes. 

Watching the documentary Blue will change how you look at waste forever

Last week, we attended the debut Singapore screening of environmental documentary Blue and we're shook. Discover our review and thoughts here...

25 Sustainable Fashion Terms You Should Know

Ever wondered what it really means to live consciously? Or what it means to be sustainable? We've gathered 25 terms to better understand the global movement for socially and environmentally conscious living.

Recap: ZERRIN's Fashion Revolution Day Panel Talk

To mark Fashion Revolution Day this year, we hosted a talk to promote the need for a kinder, more sustainable fashion industry at The Cocoon Space (an initiative by TaFF) at Design Orchard in Singapore! Here's what went down.

Op-Ed | Things I've Learnt From Quitting Fast Fashion

Our founder, Susannah, talks about why she founded ZERRIN and left her toxic relationship with fashion behind - for good.

ZERRIN contributor call out!

We're opening up our community blog to include more voices - could you be our next contributor? If you've been looking for a space to share your thoughts on sustainability in fashion, the environment or personal experiences in living a more conscious lifestyle, we'd love to hear from you.

New Oxfam report reveals the suffering of female garment workers in Bangladesh & Vietnam

The new study, which bases its findings on interviews with over 470 garment workers in Bangladesh and Vietnam, reveals the harsh conditions that leave them struggling to put food on the table or even send their children to school. Ready to read the disturbing findings? Then read on.

Essentialist Skincare: Meet Mehdi and Fern, ANIA

Ever wondered what goes into your skincare? And what does it take to start an ethical beauty business? We find out from Mehdi and Fern, co-founders of ANIA, a local beauty brand we love with clean ingredients inspired by Africa.

Purpose & profit: 3 entrepreneurs on running sustainable businesses

As a sustainable business, how do you combine a desire to make a positive impact with a need to make money? Editorial contributor Veena speaks to three Asia-based brands to find out their insights on combining purpose and profit.

Behind the label: Hanna Guy, Dorsu

What started as a means to raise money for a language school became Dorsu - an ethical fashion label selling mindful, considered basics with a store and workshop base in Cambodia. We spoke to co-founder Hanna Guy (pictured left with co-founder Kunthear, right) about her journey and her thoughts on sustainability in the industry today.