Zino Haro talks Uni-ke and digital fashion

Zino Haro is the CEO of Uni-ke, a start-up that stands out with its commitment to providing young creatives with complicated backgrounds and helping them to leave their mark in the industry. Moreover, Zino is also a talented fashion designer and musician who is always ready for new challenges. Her OneRise project under World Economic Forum is changing the lives of many 'immigrants and first-generation start-up founders'. We sat down with this creative visionary to discuss Uni-ke and digital fashion.

Rutger Bruining: StoryTerrace Q&A

Rutger Bruining started StoryTerrace, a company that puts people's life experiences into books, after quitting his job in 2013. Inspired by his passion for history and storytelling, he captured many wonderful stories, achievements and adventures that might have otherwise gone lost. We sat down with Rutger and got a glimpse into the world beyond written biographies and his collaboration with 8i, one of the top virtual reality companies.

Beata Wilczek: Digital Fashion Q&A

If the future of fashion is digital, sustainable, and diverse, then Beata Wilczek is leading the way. The Polish-born educator is the mastermind behind Unfolding Strategies, a Berlin-based fashion consultancy and education lab specializing in digital culture, tech and sustainability. She has recently joined The Dematerialised, a fashion NFT marketplace, as a Head of Digital Sustainability and Social Impact. Here, she sits down with Mess magazine to answer everything we want to know about the metaverse and digital fashion ethics.

Sitting Down With Dirty Feet Theatre: The Sustainable Theatre Brand

Dirty Feet Theatre co. is a homegrown, London-based, company who strive to tackle issues of sustainability via their theatre productions. The company was founded by Royal Holloway, University of London graduates Esme Pearson-Brown and Anna Robinson who are passionate in their creative response to the climate crisis. We sat down with the founders to discuss all things sustainable and their hopes for the future of their creative pursuits.

The Art of The Virtual Human

Often the thought of digitalised, heavily filtered, reality-altered figures can lend way to a discussion on self-imaging issues and body dysmorphic tendencies. After all, we live in a world dictated by the likes of Instagram where Photoshop and beauty filters are rife. Surely encouraging another, heightened, level of digital humanisation will only further this issue? Perhaps, this argument is too simplistic.

Feminist Clothing Brands to Support in 2021

Often fashion brands are geared towards attracting a female-based clientele, yet few of these companies actually hold women and feminism as a core value. It’s about time we had companies both representing and supporting the feminist movement. We have compiled a list of brands who are really stepping up and doing their bit to promote gender equality and feminism throughout their work.

Chatting With XFEMINADESIGNS: The Small Business Starting Its Own Sustainable Fashion Revolution

"Positive representation and love for colour is my inspiration. Growing up a plus sized, mixed race girl in Britain, I felt out of place. I never wore bright colours or patterns in fear of being called out, and assumed that fashion like that wasn't meant for me. I mean, where do you see chubby brown girls in cool clothes in the 90's fashion scene?"