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Control is a pioneering Helsinki based skateboard collective from the 90’s, later forming into a streetwear brand. For this spring, Makia and CTRL are bringing back the labels’ iconic styles in the form of the ‘Powerhouse’ capsule collection.
We work together with Pure Waste textiles on our recycled products.
Discover the photography featured in our SS19 main campaign, shot on film by Helsinki-based photographer Mikko Ryhänen.
We come from a city built on a peninsula on the Baltic Sea, facing every kind of weather. Nevertheless, we think this shouldn’t take its toll on our composure.
The initial idea of Makia was to bring easily approachable quality clothes to its customers, at fair prices.
We have stood long enough in cold rain, to favour simple and functional design that focuses on materials respecting the harsh Northern climate.
The Island Camo pattern was created from nautical charts of the island archipelago surrounding Helsinki’s coastal area.
The sailors from 15th century used to oil and grease their sails to protect them from getting heavy and wet.