Process

Q & A with Artist Joy Kinna

We had the special opportunity to work with local artist Joy Kinna and interview her on her process of art making! Art and any creative process is so intimate and personal and we're really excited to share our Abel X Artist Series with you! Starting with Joy Kinna! Q1 What is most exciting about art making? When I start a piece...

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What Slow Fashion Means to Abel

At Abel, slow fashion is our relationship to the women who make our clothing, the responsibility of the community we build as a brand and the impact that both have on our planet. We define slow fashion as a way of creating, operating, and relating in the fashion industry that is central to human nature and well-being. That means that everything...

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MasiCorp + The Sewing Cafe

It is with immense gratitude that we get to incorporate The Sewing Cafe and MasiCorp initiatives into our mission and vision. Robyn one of two founders of Abel Wear here to tell you more about our community partners who we hope to support as much as we can with proceeds from our sales! MasiCorp is a larger organization that supports many social enterprises. These adult programs include...

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The Why

Hello there! My name is Robyn, and I'm one of two co-founders of Abel Wear Incorporated. This blog post is a little bit about the "Why", "Why does Abel exist?"     Cape Town, South Africa The short answer is because at Abel we believe we can all make a difference! We really want to embody the change we can all see and feel when we work together and we want nothing more than to channel that collectively with you!  The long...

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The Weight of One

We don't make things the way we used to. Mass production, factory systems, and industrial machines have replaced the heart and soul of creating. The clothing and textile industry is designed for efficiency and profit. But the industry works in all the wrong ways. From many perspectives, human progress has done just a much harm as it's done good. Its efficiency...

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