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Maakola transforms fashion into a force for good.

Using exceptional fabrics and cutting-edge technology, we are creating a consciously designed sustainable clothing system – one that not only helps people express themselves and their values, but that actively regenerates the planet.

Aurora Chiste, founder and CEO

​​Maakoola was founded by Aurora Chiste, an interdisciplinary designer, entrepreneur, and pioneer of regenerative fashion. Aurora’s work sits at the crossroads of art, sustainability, and technology, using fashion as a force for good to empower and regenerate society, culture, and the environment.

Aurora’s passion for building sustainable economies through innovation finds its roots in Silicon Valley where she started her career. She has more than 15 years’ experience as founder and consultant for a range of companies across the US, Europe and Africa.

Recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Global Shaper, Aurora’s vision is to create sustainable economic change that will empower and uplift nations through implementing a system of circular commerce that benefits entire value chains from start to finish.

Join Our Network Of Tailors

Now that our brand is expanding worldwide, we’re looking to create a global network of trusted tailors to match. So if you have the skills to produce Maakola garments and alter them for our customers, we’d love to hear from you. Let’s work together!

All of our tailors will be carefully vetted before being added to our network. To start the process, or to find out more, please tell us a bit about yourself using this form. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.​

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