By being alive, we’re a part of it all. The next time you look up at the night sky, don’t feel small, feel big! Thank you Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, for sharing the most astounding fact! The Most Astounding Fact from Max Schlickenmeyer on Vimeo.
Aristotle once said, “all paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.” You were right about loads of things philosophical Mr Aristotle, but we reckon you’re a little off the mark with this one. We won an RSPCA Award a couple of years ago, it was rad to win it and something we’re very proud of. [...]
- Dedicate time to something and do it well. – Open up relationships and keep them. – Lend some time to furthering innovation, innovation that has no financial gain and instead improvement at it’s heart. We’ve tried to do these things, sometimes not perfectly, but we’ve dedicated many days, and have done, since bringing a [...]
Doesn’t matter where you live, what you do, we reckon this’ll get the wheels spinning. Beautiful work Project Yosemite, music: M83, track: outro – we dug it! Yosemite HD from Project Yosemite on Vimeo.
Back in 2009, we set out to make the most durable and cosy socks, so we thought it a good idea to speak to some people who knew a thing or two about the sock trade. The factory we selected to make our Last-long socks is based in the sock heartland of the UK – [...]
When we started Finisterre, we did it to make cold water surf spots more accessible and to do that with product that was beautifully crafted and had the environment at its heart. As we’ve grown, so has our reach and although the growth is exciting, it can be a difficult thing to wield. However exciting [...]
When it comes to environmental considerations, we have never just ticked boxes, we have always looked down avenues that go beyond what is expected, made decisions that give us the satisfaction that we have done the best sourcing we can reasonably do, given our size and resources. This ethos started with the fabric used in [...]
I came to Finisterre after working as a fashion designer for 5 years in large high street brands. I left the world of fast fashion behind, because I was frustrated at what I saw was an abuse of power, screwing suppliers over for margin gain and throw-away trends. I felt sure things could be done [...]
Everything started for Millican back in the early 90′s, on the boarder of Ecuador and Peru. Two people took some time off to rediscover what they loved – the great outdoors, the environment, exploring, vintage travel items and just slowing life down a bit – finding some pace. So in the summer 2008, with help [...]
Screwing Business as Usual. I was interviewed for Richard Branson’s book (‘Screw Business as Usual’) some time ago, although not by him. The idea behind the book was to look into how business owners could or were already putting the ‘triple bottom line’ (social, environmental and financial) at the heart of their businesses. To get [...]