Gotta Keep Dry – Highlighting the Ursuit CollaborationBad weather is never an excuse to stay indoors. Ursuit gets that. We teamed up with the acclaimed Finnish drysuit brand to show the Rough Seas who's the boss.
Inspiration: Havis Amanda
The Havis Amanda (Also known as Manta) fountain statue was erected in 1908 at the Market Square of Helsinki Harbour and is one of our city’s most beloved pieces of art.
Giving back: Makia donates 15% of sales to underprivileged children
Following the initiative from our good friends at Billebeino, Makia is donating 15% of our sales for...
Introducing the coltsfoot pattern
For the Spring / Summer 2020 season we are introducing a pattern featuring coltsfoot (‘leskenlehti’ in Finnish).
Through the rough seas – together
Through the rough seas – the core ideology of Makia. To us, it has always meant getting through the struggles of life, big and small. Never before has it rung truer than now.
Introducing organic cotton
As a part of our on going efforts towards more sustainable business, we are happy to announce that 46% of the SS20 collection is made from GOTS certified organic cotton. Read more about how organic cotton can help to preserve the environment.
A brief history of Makia Women
Sunday March 8th is the International Women’s Day. To celebrate we are taking a small trip down the memory lane by sharing a brief history of our women’s collection.
Makia Spring-Summer 2020 campaign
A short glance into our spring-summer campaign photoshoot. Read more about the inspiration behind behind the collection, where it was shot, and order your copy of the Makia brand book.
Focus on design team
Over time, climate and harsh conditions have shaped nordic life into pursuing functional and straightforward design. The initial idea of Makia was to bring timeless, durable, and functional clothing for our customers at fair prices and beyond trends. Read more about our design team and design process.
Makia for the Moomin #OURSEA campaign
2020 marks the 75-year anniversary of Tove Jansson publishing her first Moomin novel. To celebrate this Moomin Characters Ltd is launching the #OURSEA campaign in collaboration with the John Nurminen Foundation.
Makia & Friends: Rasmus Tikkanen
Rasmus Tikkanen is a Helsinki-based artist and a friend, who has collaborated with us with a series of print designs. Rasmus also hosted the Makia x Tretorn launch party in August at the old military island of Vallisaari in Helsinki where he has his studio. We interviewed Rasmus about his career as an artist, his inspirations, style and love for Helsinki.
Makia & Friends: Ivar Fougstedt
Ivar Fougstedt was one of the original founding members of Makia along with Joni Malmi and Jussi Oksanen. Ivar spent a few days in his local neighbourhood in Tokyo with photographer Antti Rastivo.
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