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Jungle Folk and the ‘Nieve’ Hands Knitted Jumper

November 6th, 2016
Wearing the hands knitted jumper in alpaca wool by the Swiss sustainable brand Jungle Folk. Read more on the blog!

I recently came across this quote from Suzy Menkes. ‘Today’s greatest fashion luxury is found in things touched by human hands’. These words echoed in my head. It’s actually kind of true, since it refers to handwork, present in many fashion (luxury) products. Such as shoes and accessories, for example the ‘made in Italy’. However, […]

Runway to Retail

October 17th, 2016

“See Now, Shop Now — and Cry Later?” This year’s Fashion Weeks are over, finally. I’ve been amazed by shows like Prada and Dries Van Noten, as usual. For their colorful and playful details, the timeless shapes. Though this time the enthusiasm vanished, just like that. First I didn’t know how to feel, then I […]