About Us

WHAT THE WOOBS?

The Beginning


What is background of the Woobs. Woobs are company from heart of Finland aca. in Turku. Our first sunglasses which includes three different model launched in 2015. There was the begin of Woobs. The Woobs collection has expanded considerably over the year but still the first collection are part of our Basic-collection.


Vision


From the beginning we had already very clear vision about that, what kind of brand Woobs is and what kind of feelings we want our products to make. One of the most important things are that products are high quality, ecological and fashionable. Basic idea has been that the design of products are simple clear but ingludes interesting detailes, which brings little bit extra spicy to our products.


#SAYNOTOPLASTIC


Above all Woobs is fashion brand, which design -filosofys background is conseption (idea, thought) of slow-fashion i.e. slow consumption. The thought is to get long-lasting, high-quality and durable desing, but still not forgetting ecology! We love woods natural nuances and for also that reasonwe only use real wood in all our products. We try to avoid using plastic until the last. The passion of our desire to develop and offer new products according to the demand and desire of our customers. We are always very taken with all the positive feedback (also we appreciate honest feedback and products developments ideas). Our mission is create positive energy and make happines to all our customers and their people who are around them through our products. We want create world great again peace by peace, product by product.


Responsibility


Ideology of woobs includes manufacture of long lasting and timeless products, which are hoped for hard use.  Social and ecologics responsibility are taken into account in many different ways in all our functions. We want to offer  our products at a price that everyone would have the opportunity to get Woobs.  We are aware that part of oour products are made in China which could be the risk country from the point of view of responsible production. So we have ensured that the woodworks that manufacture our products abroad have the necessary certifications so that no one suffers from Woobs productions. We want that you can be sure about that the prducts you are wear has been produced and transported resbonsibly and ecologically. Here is more information related to  resbonsibly and ecologial.


Our watches are designed in Turku, Finland and made in Shenzen, China. The watches mechanism come from either Switcherland or Japan. Our partner has SCS Global Responsible Wood certification and FSC 100% scrtification. the certificates guarantees that in our watch are using only woods wich is originates from the forest where is taken into account nature, employees and aboringinal people.
Our partner Qima has made ethical auditing in 2019 of which the workshop has received a rating 9/10. The audit criteria are salary, working hours, waste treatment , hygiene and safety.


Sunglasses and spectacles


Also our sunglasses are designed in Turku and they are made in Wenzhou, China. The lenses are arriving from Italy, Germany and China, dependin on lenses. All the lenses with strengths are ground in lens workshop of Turku. Because the lenses of spectacles and strong sunglasses are ground in Turku, and more than 50% of the value of the product is created in Finland, we would be entitled to a Key Flag. However, for the sake of transparency, we have decided not to use the Key Flag for our glasses, as the frames are not made in Finland. Our partner has SCS Global Responsible Wood certification and FSC 100% scrtification. the certificates guarantees that in our sunglasses are using only woods wich is originates from the forest where is taken into account nature, employees and aboringinal people.


What else?


We want pay attention to resbonsibility troughout the product life cycle, also for other parts than manufacturing. 

  • We encourage you to repair a broken product, which will extend its life (mileage). Woobs has a repair service and we are more than happy to repair our products to extend their life!
  • Inventory management: we do not order our products in large quantities at once, but according to demand, with minimal losses. We pre-order products so that the quantity of products ordered meets demand. We minimize the amount of plastic in our products. Our packaging is made from recycled materials, easily recyclable and as small as possible so that the material is not wasted.

Welcome to the family!


"Woobs is a lifestyle"