Giving a Voice through Creativity and Freedom


On International Children's Day we wanted to remind ourselves of the 'Why' behind 'What' we do

International Children's Day is an occasion to celebrate the joy, innocence, and potential of every child around the world. We, as a Social Fashion Label, with our permanent partnership with Arthelps, dedicated to empowering children in traumatized or discouraging circumstances want to take the time and celebrate!

In this blog post, we want to take time and highlight the profound psychological effects of creativity and freedom on a child's development, while highlighting our commitment to sustainable fashion and helping children in need.

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 1. The Importance of Creativity in a Child's Life

Creativity plays a pivotal role in a child's emotional, cognitive, and social development. It encourages them to explore their imagination, express themselves authentically, and develop problem-solving skills. By engaging in creative activities, children can boost their self-esteem, enhance their communication skills, and develop a sense of identity. Art, music, dance, and other creative outlets enable children to process emotions, navigate challenges, and foster a positive outlook on life.

2. Freedom as a Catalyst for Growth 

Freedom is an essential element in a child's life, providing them with the space to discover their interests and talents. When children have the freedom to make choices, playfully explore their surroundings, and express their thoughts and emotions, it nurtures their sense of autonomy and self-confidence. By guiding them into independence and respecting their unique perspectives, we empower children to develop a strong sense of self and later, make meaningful contributions to society.

 3. Psychological Benefits of Creative Education

Partnering with ARTHELPS, we aim to provide children in traumatized or discouraging circumstances with opportunities for creative education. Through this collaboration, we offer psychological support and the tools needed to harness the transformative power of creativity. Research has shown that creative education can...

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Foster Emotional Resilience

Engaging in creative activities helps children express their emotions, build emotional resilience, and develop healthy coping mechanisms.

Improve Cognitive Abilities

Creative pursuits stimulate a child's cognitive abilities, including problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills.

Enhance Social Skills

Collaborative art projects and creative workshops enable children to build social connections, practice empathy, and enhance their communication skills.

Boost Self-Confidence

Accomplishments in creative endeavours instill a sense of pride and self-confidence, promoting a positive self-image.


Our Commitment to Sustainable Fashion

At our Slow fashion label, we strive to create a positive impact not only through supporting creative education for children but also through our commitment to sustainable fashion. By embracing environmentally conscious practices and ethical sourcing, we ensure that our products contribute to a greener and fairer future for the next generation. We also introduce timeless and elegant fashion, that does not train people to join the mindless vortex of fashion trends. Future fashion should enhance a strong character, not the other way around. // Find more here

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Lending an ear to a child's voice

On International Children's Day, we celebrate the spirit, resilience, and potential of every young human. They are our everyday motivation, inspiration and will be our future!

Through our partnership with ARTHELPS, we want to give children in traumatized or discouraging circumstances a voice. With the transformative power of creativity, emotions, ideas and characters that are buried deep down in trauma, find a voice.

We firmly believe that creativity and freedom are vital ingredients in a child's journey of self-discovery, emotional well-being, and personal growth.

With our sustainable Social Fashion and Quiet Luxury, we want to make amplify those forgotten stories and we invite you to join us in making a difference in the lives of these remarkable children and help us, give the young minds a voice. // Find more here


Pictures by:
Thomas Mandl 
Eileen Jordan 
Tobi Holzweiler