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Our supplier is a busy man. Also, he is not very tech-y. That's why we received these pictures with a bit of a delay, but hey! Better late than never. Fashion Revolution Fashion Revolution is a global movement that works for a more sustainable fashion industry, campaigning for a systemic reform of the industry with a special focus on the need for greater transparency in the fashion supply chain.  Fashion Revolution Week is the annual #whomademyclothes campaign in April, which happens around the date of 24th April, the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse, where 1,138 people were killed and many more injured. We at FONOTT pride ourselves on the sustainable nature of our products. That is why we would like to show...

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You Won't Believe What is Used to Make Basket Bags

You probably knew this already so you won't have a hard time believing it: our FONOTT No.1 basket is made from willow. And willow is truly an amazing plant. Below you can find everything you always wanted to know about willow, but never dared to ask.  Basket bags are often called wicker baskets, but what exactly is wicker? Is it a material? Actually, wicker is more like a technique and not so much a material. Wicker can be made from many different types of materials: bamboo, rattan, reed or willow. Wikipedia tells me that the word wicker is believed to be of Scandinavian origin: vika which means to bend in Swedish, and vikker meaning willow. Ok so what is willow? You surely...

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