Thread the Needle
Thread the Needle was born from the desire to make a change in people’s habits of consumption and creating an enterprise with a passion for sewing. This business is driven by a strong belief in giving a second life to outdoor gear and reducing consumer waste.
Shuya, the owner of Yanagi Repair Store, created the business with the goal to create durable products, and help clients fix their well-loved items so that they can last a lifetime. If you have a pair of raw-denim that is starting to wear out, Shuya can help you to repair or repurpose your jeans. If you have a backpack that you've taken around the world with you, Shuya can help you to continue your adventures.
Renewt was founded by Vince Guo, a technical apparel production profession with extensive production experience from working as Manufacturing Engineer and Production System Manager at Arc’teryx and Mustang Survival.