24 Jun '14, 12am

Find out more about local lifestyle label MATTER, which merges style with socially conscious motives

Find out more about local lifestyle label MATTER, which merges style with socially conscious motives

One of the rising crop of Singaporean designer labels merging style with socially conscious motives, MATTER is based locally and has production partners in the artisan communities of Rajasthan, India. Officially launched exclusively online last month, their debut edition is titled ‘Freedom’ and zooms in on women’s pants in a variety of fabrics, prints and styles (like the cropped wideleg, reworked harem and sideswept dhoti). Here, co-founder Renyung Ho explains how her worldwide travels have inspired the label and the clothes. What’s the story behind MATTER? It started as an idea with a friend while we were both working in Mexico a few years ago. We had multiple conversations about merging our love for travel and creating positive impact in the communities we discovered, and would often seek out unique textiles in places we visited. The colours, stories and significance be...

Full article: http://www.timeoutsingapore.com/shopping/feature/matter

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