Homespun Social Enterprise

Homespun Social Enterprise
Design

A crafty collaboration from a group of Copenhagen grandmothers turns a pastime into profit

Jackie Rangel
  • 30 august 2010

With popular brands like TOMS shoes and FEED Project bags harnessing the power of the social enterprise and fashion combination, smaller scale endeavors are subtly on the rise as well. One off-beat example? Kaffeslabberas. The line, now carried by popular designer Henrik Vibskov’s Copenhagen boutique, consists of handcrafted sweaters and accessories knitted by a group of women at the ‘Sløjfen’ senior activity center in Copenhagen. All of the proceeds from sales of the “organic-as-possible” clothing benefit the center. From the group’s Facebook Fan page:

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