Meet Bekoffee

Meet Bekoffee

Samanta Bullock is really excited to announce our partnership with BeKoffee in the launch of our inclusive line. Being as passionate about inclusivity as we are about sustainability, it is an honour to be working with BeKoffee. Bekoffee is a jewellery brand with a unique approach to sustainability and design. 

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The brand’s principle is based around the use of coffee grounds to produce a new type of material, used in the manufacturing of decorative pieces. Started with the idea of residue transformation, Bekoffee ended up creating pieces with an interesting aroma and colour which offers coffee lovers another kind of product they would like. Integrating metal and cotton, the brand aims to design exclusive pieces. Their unique design, the result of a handmade technique, hints at the culture and tradition behind each piece. The inspiration for them comes from the taste of coffee, and more generally from both nature and human activity. 

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Bekoffee

The collaboration came quite naturally due to our common goal of sustainability. The positive impact this company has on circular economy and their values in the process of transformation of the coffee grounds make very much sense in our quest to promote sustainability.

BeKoffee is a project that aims to take advantage of spent coffee grounds to

produce composites that are used as raw material to manufacture decorative

and personal pieces. The Bekoffee pieces are handmade, have a slight coffee

aroma and have a unique design, inspired both by nature and human activity.

Bekoffee’s inspiration is based on the taste for coffee and the desire to

transform a residue, which carries aroma and colour, into a new material that

can be used to create pieces with culture and tradition.

The incorporation of spent coffee grounds, the integration of metal and

cotton and the inspiration in the diversity of nature, are elements that

BeKoffee involves and that allow to obtain pieces with an exclusive design.

Diversity, incorporation, integration and involvement are synonymous of

inclusion and are synonyms of BeKoffee.



Organic cotton Amaella - Lingerie for all. Samanta Bullock

Meet Amaella

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Amaella Lingerie

Here at Samanta Bullock, we are happily announcing our new partnership with the ethical lingerie brand AmaElla. Adding another side to their big social impact, AmaElla will now focus more closely on inclusivity with this new line we are designing. Together, we hope to raise awareness on inclusivity. We want to work together to  make the fashion industry a more accepting space for people with different bodies including people of colour. AmaElla started back in 2016, it is the product of an entrepreneurial appetite and an eye-opening volunteering experience in Madagascar. Conscious of the responsibility of fashion on water pollution, the two ladies wanted to have a different impact. With shared values and visions, they decided on launching a fashion business that would pursue the ethical goals they set for themselves. This idea of organic cotton lingerie that would be ethical had been in their minds for some time, and it felt evident that they could do something in that field.  

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The social impact was crucial for the founders, they set themselves a mission of encouraging ethical practices in the fashion industry by being part of the slow fashion movement. Contrasting with the quick paced environment of fast fashion brands, they produce clothes on demand, really wanted timeless pieces. Although this means you might have to wait a bit more for your order, it also means you have the peace of mind of knowing you took an ethically conscious decision.

The clothing line fights against pollution, make sure your health is not put at risk and that cotton farmers have a better life while making you feel confident and pretty in delicate lingerie. The production involves ethical fashion manufacturers in the UK and in Portugal, in which women are paid fairly and have respectful working conditions. The pieces are made from certified organically produced cotton. They are long lasting and made of quality materials.

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“Samanta is so inspiring and admirable! We deeply share her values and wanted to join her in a mission to make Fashion more inclusive. Her optimistic approach is the perfect opportunity for us to do something about an industry that fails to understand the challenges wheelchair people face everyday.”


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Meet Peter Twiss

We are very happy to announce the upcoming collaboration between Peter Twiss and Samanta Bullock. Their collaboration started back in 2018 with a fashion show at Fashions Finest. A great admirer of Peter Twiss’ work, Samanta is thrilled to announce that she is creating an inclusive clothing line with the designer. 

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Peter Twiss and I

Peter Twiss is a London based women’s wear designer who started his brand back in 2009. A Central Saint Martins and Surrey Institute of Art and Design alumni, Peter gained work experience with Betty Jackson and Sarah Arnett. He also worked as a freelance designer for various London Boutiques before launching his own label.

Twiss designs contemporary and sophisticated clothing for elegant women made of luxury silk. The designer is mainly known for his unique bombers and jackets adapted to modern urban life. 

Having spent most of his childhood in Assam, North East India, he was inspired by Indian tailors to pursue a fashion pathway. Consequently, his signature style is deeply linked to his childhood roots with an important focus on luxury silks. 

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Sustainability lays at the heart of the company with a careful development process around the salvaging of luxurious silk fabrics. The brand experiments with various techniques established over time, which led to the invention of many unique textures and several bespoke fabrics including his very own silk fur and silk boucle. It also promotes slow fashion and encourages its customers to invest in quality pieces.

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Peter Twiss Jacket

Finally, the designer has helped raise funds to improve education and medical facilities along with bringing water and electricity supplied to a small rural village in Akuman, Nagaland. Twice a year, he returns to Nagaland where he has a studio and manufacturing base. 

mobileWomen.org Article on How I Deal with the Tough Times.

mobileWomen.org Article on How I Deal with the Tough Times.

Hi guys

I have been featured in an article from mobilewomen.org called “Pushing for inclusion – Samanta Bullock’s mission”. Here’s a chance to know me and my story a little bit better.

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I have answered some questions where I talk about how I deal with the tough times with some advice for someone with a recent injury or disability, as well as sharing some exciting future projects. I opened up about my background as a tennis player and a model, my passions and motivations, and so much more!

My disability hasn’t stopped me from chasing my dreams and neither should yours. I am on a journey to make fashion more accessible to everyone, and to create a positive impact in the world. Disabled people have the right to be represented and treated as equal.

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It was lovely to share my story with mobilewomen.org. They are doing such a great work expanding horizons for women in wheelchairs. On the website you can find information on topics like health, sexuality, parenting, fashion and others. They are building an online community where people with disabilities can come together to share and learn from one another. There is even a forum where women across the world can share their ideas on different issues, a place to ask questions and get answers. 

To get to know more about my journey and mobilewomen.org visit http://www.mobilewomen.org/2019/01/pushing-for-inclusion-samanta-bullocks.html

Much love, Sam