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Marie Teike with Eva Nyberg-Ag
Stockholm City Mission: Second-hand clothing for the twenty-first century
- The history of REMAKE and Stockholm City Mission
- The challenges the fashion industry currently faces
- The positive changes made by the new generation of fashion students
What sets REMAKE apart from other designers?
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Founder, REMAKE by Stockholm City Mission
- Founder of REMAKE by Stockholm City Mission
- Repurposing second-hand materials to create designer clothing
- Passionate about finding alternative methods in the textiles industry
If you could invite 1 person to a dinner party – who would it be and why?
Marie: I don’t know, maybe someone who can´t afford it.
Eva: Christer Lindarw, He is a Swedish dragartist and designer, because I love his designs and I would like to know how he feels about sustainability.
What motivates you? Makes you happy?
Marie: When I see changes and can be part of movements toward improvements. Hope! (And really bad jokes)
Eva: The future, I'm optimistic. Nature and animals. Sustainability through amazing creations
What advice would you give your 10-year-old self?
Marie: Not so much advice as a thank you for taking your daydreams seriously.
Eva: Be more aware of our planets fragility.
If you could make 1 global change – what would it be?
Marie: I honestly don’t know, changes within myself or my immediate surrounding is easier to comprehend and to be less defensive and more open is a change I would wish for in any circumstance.
Eva: stop all new production of clothes and use what we already have.
What are your Top 3 achievements?
Marie: Naturally my two children and my one bonuschild are my three top achievements. Apart from them there are constant achievements due to perseverance and stubbornness and wonderful colleagues and I can´t really rank them.
Eva: I learned to crochet, sashikoembroidery and being more patient.
What does sustainability mean for you?
Marie: No damage!
Eva: The love of our planet.
What was the most important event/influence that changed your perspective?
Marie: I don’t think there is one, more a constant chain of events and my perspective hasn’t really ever dramatically changed more grown stronger. I´m influenced by the people I work with on a daily basis and everything that goes on around the world with people seeing possibilities and working towards a change.
Eva: Marie’s stories and interests in sustainability have helped me change my perspective with regards to fast fashion.
Is there anything else you would like to share with us?
Eva: Remake is a workplace where I have always felt welcomed and important. It has made me believe in abilities I never knew I had.
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