Did you know that about 60% of material made into clothing is plastic, which includes polyester, acrylic and nylon textiles? These synthetic fabrics are very practical and affordable. But here’s a huge problem behind: every time they're washed, they shed tiny plastic fibres called microfibres. Washing clothes releases 500,000 tons of microfibers into the ocean each year — the equivalent of 50 billion plastic bottles.⠀As a sustainable slow fashion brand we want to contribute to fighting against environmental problems caused by the fashion industry. We believe that it should be a joint work and we also want to engage our...
So many of you have asked us about the name of our brand. What stands behind POĒMA? And why Munich? True, that every brand name has a unique story to tell. In this post we want to share with you how we came up with “POĒMA Munich”.
What we wear is how we express ourselves and what we present to the world, even if the world doesn't necessarily get to see us right now. Even though we might be working from home, most of us are still connected to other colleagues with video chats and Zoom calls. With this in mind, dressing up once in a while is encouraged, because this may help getting through long days of lockdown.
We are surrounded by fabrics: from the clothes we wear to the furniture we sit on. But did you know that your material choices could harm your health? It’s strange to think the clothes we put on may be affecting our well-being; however, this is true. It is important to understand that taking care of your health and the use of natural fabrics go together: garments are our second skin.