Origin of Cork - Portugal

We introduce ourselves - your new fashion label for innovative, modern and vegan fashion

Welcome! We are very pleased that you have found us - no matter how! In our first article we would like to introduce you to our company, our visions and ideas.


MATES OF NATURE is a young fashion label from Cologne. Our goal is to create fashion and accessories with alternative, environmentally and animal-friendly materials (e.g. cork). We stand for nature, environment, design, fashion, creativity, quality and for friendship. Everything that excites us in life. Because it is particularly important for us to work according to our values, we have summarized them here .

We are self-financed and our company is growing naturally. We manufacture our products in small quantities. For this reason , we initially offer our designs in limited editions. Your advantage here: MATES OF NATURE cork bags are not a mass product!

Who is behind MATES OF NATURE?

The two founders are Nina and Rhea. With a lot of passion and lifeblood, we have dedicated ourselves to building our startup. Nina is mainly responsible for the designs and production, while Rhea is responsible for marketing and sales. We explain our story and how MATES OF NATURE was founded in more detail here .


We produce our bags and wallets in the EU according to the highest quality guidelines in cooperation with a small traditional company in Portugal, the land of cork. You can find more information about our main raw material cork and the advantages of the material here .

We are constantly expanding our range and there is a lot planned for the future! If you want to stay up to date and be the first to know about new products, sign up for our newsletter, follow us on Facebook or on Instagram .

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