We love Fictive Fingers. No other way about it. Read on for their beautiful backgrounder on this week’s giveaway.
The textile realm is one that’s continuously reinventing and rediscovering to cater to the world’s modernity. While assembly lines produce cheaper, more consistent, quicker results, we believe in the formidable value of human workmanship and the beauty that can only be achieved through making one piece at a time.
If you’ve read (our story), you’d know the reason why we’re committed to a handmade process and it’s to be part of the solution, anecdote to an impersonal world. And there’s something about meeting others who share the same values and are doing their part in their own unique ways.
We still remember meeting Ren, co-founder of MATTER, for the first time at Creative Mornings and getting ourselves a pair each the very morning they launched online last year. Months later, we collaborated on a series of 100 limited edition scarves that merge block and screen printing, motif and meaning.
While the core of Fictive Fingers is to design products that weave seamlessly into everyday life by harmonising the appreciation for quality textiles with traditional methods, MATTER connects urban designers and rural textile artisans to produce travel ware with stories to tell. We may operate differently but we share a genuine heart that beats for handcrafted textiles that reflect skill, care and attention.
MATTER recently launched a mini capsule edition that explores handloom and natural indigo dye. We’ve always been fascinated by how the colour of natural dye indigo will fade and change over time depending on the wearer’s use, the ambient of environment and exposure to light.
As you’d have imagined, the rich hue of the Indigo Sideswept Dhoti was love at first sight and its counterparts, the Indigo Stripe Classic Wideleg and Graph Grey Sideswept Dhoti also didn’t fail to impress with their versatility to transition beautifully from day to night. This edition truly embodies our vision of Fictive Fingers Everyday Pouch, that is all about simplicity and freedom for self-expression. True enough, when we put them together, it was as if they were made to be alongside one another.
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Open worldwide and winner gets a $100 Fictive Fingers Gift Card, Bumi Everyday Pouch by Fictive Fingers and Indigo Sideswept Dhoti by Matter.
Winner will be announced on Monday, 28th September.
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