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Houdini Sportswear

Trailblazing sustainable innovation toward a regenerative outdoor industry

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Eva Karlsson

CEO / CD at Houdini Sportswear

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Employees 21–50
Headquarters Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Swedish outdoor brand Houdini Sportswear, an odd band of scientists, artists, designers and adventurer, is on a quest to reimagine the future of circular sportswear. As a company led by women, a trailblazer in sustainable innovation and a pioneer of circular business models, Houdini keeps challenging the norms of the outdoor industry.

Ever since the early nineties, when Houdini evolved from a project among climbing buddies into a company, responsible business has been their way. With the passion, determination, planning, and execution of mountaineers, Houdini has taken on the challenge of designing its business to become a force for good.

On its journey towards regenerative, Houdini is building a co-creative community for open-source innovation and sharing of knowledge, providing state-of-the-art circular sportswear and inspiration for people to reconnect to nature.

Notable Achievements

  • Outstanding customer satisfaction with 93% of customers rating Houdini 4+ stars.
  • 87% of Houdini's products are circular by design today. Aiming to reach 100% circular products in 2022.
  • Average days of use for a Houdini product is 1287 days (western average is 10, global average is 160)

Currently Operating in 37 Regions

Press Mentions

September 9, 2021

Swedish Sportswear Brand Houdini Expands Its Global Circularity Initiative, Setting Stage for Increased Engagement For Industry Experts, Brand and Users

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September 18, 2023

Houdini Sportswear Expands Circularity Platform, Opens "Houdini Circle", First Retail Concept Offering Rental, Repair, Subscription, Trade-In and Pre-Loved Apparel

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July 19, 2023

Houdini Sportswear Debuts SS24 Line

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May 2, 2023

The Brands: Why Houdini Sportswear's Less is more

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November 8, 2022

Houdini Sportswear Opens Store In Kungsgatan, Sweden | SGB Media Online

Read on SGB Media Online | Active Lifestyle Market B2B Information »

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