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  • Who made my clothes?

    Fashion Revolution started as a response to create a fairer, safer and cleaner fashion industry after the The Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh collapsed 5 years ago which killed 1138 people and injured many more in 2013.  Consumers were encourages to ask brands #whomademyclothes to demands a greater transparency in the fashion industry and production […]

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  • Slow Fashion

    A consideration for our production methods and our product life cycles has been with us in the studio from day one.  The creative process from working on new print designs to sewing garments is something we have always enjoyed while continually working to improve our skills we appreciate those who help us create our products.   We want […]

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  • Inspiration

    ‘The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes.’  Marcel Proust (1871 – 1922) Novelist. Inspiration for our prints is never far away.  It’s something which we can find in the everyday often very familiar places.  Our latest photo-shoot demonstrates this with an interesting look at how we […]

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  • Fashion Revolution

    Fashion Revolution Week is a campaign that encourages millions of people to ask brands, ‘Who made my clothes’ by using the hashtag #whomademyclothes. The campaign is held on the 24th April every year, as this is the date of when the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh collapsed and killed and injured over 1, 138 workers on site. The […]

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  • Behind The Print

    I would always consider myself as a collector as well as a designer.  This is the part of my job I enjoy the most.  I keep a diary sketchbook (which is partly in my phone, and partly in a variety of notebooks) of things that interest me.  Everyday items spark my attention – the geometry of […]

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  • Moodboard Pier Arts Centre Exhibition – Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers

    ‘Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers’ is on show at the PAC, however in addition to visiting the beautiful exhibition we wanted to bring the exhibition to those who can’t visit it as well as a bit more interpretation about why we choose what to exhibit.   At KS HQ, one common feature in […]

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  • Behind the scenes at the Pier Arts Centre Exhibition – Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers

    Here at KS HQ we were honoured to be invited to take part in the current exhibition – ‘Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers’ at the Pier Arts Centre in Stromness. A treasure trove of art and a beautiful gallery space itself, the Pier Arts Centre is a place of continual inspiration and community […]

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