Category: Studio JUX

BEHIND THE SEAMS: HIGH QUALITY ORGANIC COTTON KNITS MADE IN NEPAL

To see where the knitwear of the Studio JUX collections is made we visited their production partner in Kathmandu, where the kind manager Mr. Ram Singh showed us around the two factories. We spent the entire day with Tzering (the production manager of Studio JUX in Nepal) and Mr. Ram Singh, who patiently explained us everything we wanted to know about the production of…

STUDIO JUX ACCESSORIES HANDMADE IN NEPAL

When we were in Nepal last month we visited Studio JUX’ own factory as well as JUX’ other production partners. It was great to meet the makers of the colourful and stylish handmade accessories that complement the Studio JUX collections each season. As it is Studio JUX’ mission to bring work and economic benefits to Nepal their accessory collections are…

STUDIO JUX FACTORY IN KATHMANDU

On our second day in Nepal we visited the Studio JUX factory in Kathmandu. We started our business about the same time as Jitske en Carlien (the ladies behind this Amsterdam based True Fashion label) and have been friends ever since, so we heard many interesting stories about running a business in Nepal. That’s why we were so inspired to visit…

DESIGNER JITSKE ABOUT PRODUCING IN NEPAL AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE

While working on the SS16 collection, Nepal and the Studio JUX factory in Kathmandu was hit by a devastating earthquake. Designer Jitske Lundgren flew to Nepal shortly after she heard the news last April. “The first few weeks we were only doing relief work and provided people with basic necessities such as tents and food. After that we slowly started the production in the factory…

THE EARTHQUAKE IN NEPAL

On the 25th of April, Nepal was hit by a heavy earthquake. Studio JUX’ clothing factory is based in the capital, Kathmandu. The employees, neighbours, suppliers and their families need your and our help. On behalf of studio JUX’s foundation, studiojux.org, would like to ask for your support.

FABRIC UPDATE: MONOCEL – THE NEW AND BETTER BAMBOO

When most people talk about “bamboo textiles”, they are talking about bamboo viscose products. The viscose method for producing textile fibres is not environmentally friendly, as it is very chemical intensive. Also, the resulting fibres are short and, therefore, weak. Lyocell fibres, however, are long and strong. The fibre is stronger than cotton in both wet and dry condition. It…