Talita Kalloe of Soulstores

Talita Kalloe encourages and empowers others to pursue a conscious way of life. She does this by transmitting the essence – the soul – of carefully selected concept stores, local independent brands, and makers in the Netherlands on her platform Soulstores and showcasing them in her gift shop in Utrecht.

From Goat to Garment: The Knitwit Stable

Aside from rendering the knitwear production chain transparent with the documentary “From Goat to Garment” and educating design professionals at its studio/farm/research center, The Knitwit Stable creates sustainable and ethical knitwear with its label TREK & TREES. Every item is knit-to-order with the merino wool and mohair from the small herd of goats and sheep raised onsite in Baambrugge.

Amsterdam impact: Fashion For Good and Common Threads

From Common Threads, a community-building initiative started by two women interested in sharing the skills needed to maintain one’s wardrobe, to Fashion For Good, a global sustainable fashion innovation hub with headquarters in Amsterdam, the city offers many ways to take on slow, fair, ethical fashion ideas and practices.