Matter is about returning to the basics of what connects us
Stories, Craft, and Values
We are a socially motivated lifestyle brand connecting communities to opportunity, creating travel ware with stories to tell.
Our mission is to inspire consumers to value provenance – to ask of the where and why something is made, and champion alternative production models for textile artisans to expand their economic freedom.
A snippet into our journey of wearing a different story.
Pants are a strong symbol of the individual freedom we are lucky enough to enjoy, and of the opportunities we hoped to create with the communities we work with. Plus, every traveller needs a stylish set of comfy, versatile pants.
We work with a trans-seasonal model: a fixed number of pants styles, with variety in the type of fabric or prints used. Limited product variety enables artisan groups to excel at quality construction, while allowing us to innovate within the fabric medium.