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Meet Maria Falbo

Each week, we check in with a different member of Thingtesting's community to ask what brands they've spotted, what they're testing, and take a peek into their recent reviews.

This week's feature is Maria Falbo, she's the founder and creative director behind London-based clothing brand Copson. Read on to discover the brands she's recently spotted and everything else in her current rotation.

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Hi Maria, please introduce yourself.

I’m the founder and creative director of Copson. Our mission is to live and share the good life. I’m building a community of soul-led creators to do this with me.

What does the Copson lifestyle look like?

Laid back, Liberated, Warm - Copson is a kind of new age dolce vita, sprinkled with layers of depth. It’s the feeling you catch at sunset, that takes you elsewhere for a moment. Connection in a disconnected society.

What are some brands you've recently spotted?

Pacific Rhythm. An ongoing stream of music to dance to and some killer graphic merch along the way.

The School of Life. Pearls of wisdom, and human psychology delivered in a modern format via everyday life products.

Pompeii Brand. Some friends in Madrid making Spanish-made shoes and championing the many benefits of walking to discover the world.

What's a brand you've recently tested?

What is it like living between the UK and a quaint town in Italy?

I recently moved out of London. I am based between Somerset, U.K. and Calabria, Italy. It offers the best of both worlds. The U.K. provides my work network, Italy provides the simple pleasures in life.

What else is in your current rotation?

All of the Test Pressing shows on NTS. They make you feel.

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