This is the most essential, sustainable, timeless case you’ll ever find. It has space for sunglasses, the micro fibre cloth and any straps. The case is crafted by natural tanned leather made for Akenberg’s sunglasses at the small family owned factory Kero in Sattajärvi. Uumaa will protect your eyewear and can be used as an accessory. In other words, 100 percent environmentally friendly and designed to last a lifetime.
The case is made in Sweden of natural tanned leather with substances from the bark of trees.
It has a metal stud for closure.
Akenberg uses natural tanned and vintage tanned leather in the Uumaa cases.
Akenberg is a Swedish design house set out to create handmade high-quality accessories inspired by arctic lifestyle and nature. Each of every model is produced in limited edition to bring true value and handicraft into life. The brand is founded by AnnKathrin Lundqvist and Jenny Olsson. The brand’s ideology is to avoid mass production and create sustainable design products inspired by the arctic nature and lifestyle. Akenberg’s vision is to make every individual feel strong, special and unique offering an elevated selection of elegant coolness to work into your daily uniform.
At Studio Heijne we select our collaborative partners and their products with sustainability in mind. These sunglasses from Akenberg fit very well into our sustainable concept.
ABOUT THE PRODUCT
Akenberg designs sunglasses and accessories to empower the handicraft with a philosophy rooted in the Swedish nature.They take pride in using sustainable materials that turn into new products for forward thinking and environmentally conscious individuals.
Akenberg’s leather accessories are made of skin from Swedish cow and reindeer
NATURAL TANNED LEATHER
Natural tanned leather, or vegetable tanned leather, is a method of tanning leather where only natural materials are used in the process of tanning. By using the bark from trees instead of harsh chemicals the impact of the environment is significant.
The case is made in a small family owned factory Kero, a small family-owned factory in Sattajärvi. Kero have succeeded in creating a sustainable concept that does not harm the nature in any way throughout the process, nor is a danger to the staff or consumer.
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The videos show you how to take your body measurements correctly. The video guide is language accompanied and we recommend turning on the volume.
Let´s start taking your measurements. You need a measurement tape and 5 minutes of your time. Put yourself in front of a mirror, this can help. Wear tight clothes or only underwear for the best result.
To measure your chest, position and pull the tape measure around your body where your chest is as broadest (under your armpits, around your back and back to the front) to get the right measure.
Fold the measurement tape around your natural waist, where it is as smallest, a few cm above your belly bottom. Keep it parallel to the floor. Avoid holding your breath or pulling your stomach.
TIP: If you are unsure, measure 21 cm straight down from the chest. There is your most defined waist according to our measurement system.
Pull the tape around the widest part of your hips. Adjust the tape measure slightly up and down to ensure that it is the widest part. Look in the mirror to assure you keep the tape straight.
Measure from top of shoulder to desired length.
For dresses measure first to your hips, then bend and adjust measurement tape to
get the right length. For asymmetrical dresses measure to the shortest part of the
For skirt length: Place the tape on your earlier defined waist. Hold the tape on your knee and secure the tape with one hand. Bend forward and measure to the length desired. Measure from your waist (earlier defined) to length desired. For asymmetrical skirts measure to the shortest part of the skirt.
Are you experiencing that the sleeves of your top or dress often too tight around your biceps? We recommend measuring your biceps and adjust the measurement.
Define your biceps by bowing your arm and tensing your muscles. Measure around the widest part of your upper arm.
Measure the exact sleeve length you want. Place the tape on your shoulders and measure to your elbow. Hold the tape on your elbow and let go of the upper part. Then measure the final length from your elbow to the length desired.
Measure the inside of your leg: Place the tape directly under your crotch and measure first to your knee.
Hold the tape on your knee and let go the upper part. Then measure the final length from your knees to the length desired.
Hold your leg straight and place the measuring tape tight around your thigh.
Pay attention that the measuring tape is placed on the largest part of your thigh
Hold your leg straight and place the measuring tape tight around your knee. Pay attention that the measuring tape is placed in the middle of your kneecap.
Place the measuring tape around the fullest part of your calf for the right measurement. Pay attention that the measuring tape is placed straight.