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24/04 – FASHION REVOLUTION DAY

24 April 2013 // A day to remember 24 April 2013, a disaster happened in Bangladesh when the Rana Plaza building collapsed and 1133 people died and 2500 got injured. These numbers made it the 4th largest industrial disaster in history! STOP and think about that. It was on that day that the Fesh Rev…

13/04 – Andean highlands – The Mallkini Adventure

SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED With 1 hour delay I arrived at Juliaca airport where 2 very sweet French guys were waiting for me together with our driver Moises. All together in the cool red pick-up and ready to go.. One, two, three… prut prut prut.. and nothing. Some amused faces crossed and Moises got out the…

12/04 – Lima: Gracias Gracias Gracias

Hola Senioras, com estas? My first day in Lima was crazy. I wanted to meet with the grannies to follow up on production and make any last adjustments before I went into the mountains for a week. Excited much! Due to my jetlag I was awake at 3 a.m. local time… I did try to…

Hola, guten Morgen, Hi and Au revoir

Thank god I live in Belgium and I can speak 4 languages and understand some Spanish. Thinking I would only be using my english was a little bit stupid looking back on it now. On my flight over here I sat next to a very lovely lady Carmen, from Bern in Suisse. We started talking…

Headbands for everyone 

Headbands headbands headbands. My absolute favourite thing to wear during fall and winter times. They keep those ears from freezing off and won’t ruin your heardo. And because we are having like the warmest winter ever, grmbl…. it’s a nice winter accesory to wear without being overdressed with these temperatures.   This season k l…

Did anybody say BEANIE

These days you can’t say hat without thinking BEANIE Beanies are like THE must have item for your winterwardrobe. Keeping the slow fashion concept in mind, I’ve chosen 3 very basic designs that will always be fashionable and won’t go out of style next saison. All 3 models are unisex, so no more excuses for all your hubbies!…

all about k l o é

What started out as a melancholic pastime a few years ago, soon evolved into a passion. Since entrepreneurial butterflies swirl through my veins, this passion quickly evolved into an ambition. As one thing naturally leads to another, my label “k l o é” came into existence. Yes, k l o é with a ‘k’. Because…

Collection FW 15/16

 100% h.a.n.d.m.a.d.e. – 100% b.a.b.y.a.l.p.a.c.a. – 100% f.a.i.r.f.a.s.h.i.o.n. For this years collection k l o é has been given a major upgrade. Off course I’m still working with the beautiful babyalpaca yarn but now with new models, new colors and a new honest, fair and slow fashion concept. The HANDMADE by k l o é…

Slow fashion – quality over quantity

Slow Fashion The term ‘slowfahion’ was coined by Kate Fletcher in 2008. It is not a seasonal trend that comes and goes but a sustainable movement that is gaining importance in the fashion industry. With my label ‘kloé’ I try to contribute to make consumers more conscious about their shopping decisions. It’s important that people know what…

Lima’s knitting women // Sumac Maki – Sisi Wasi

During my stay here in Lima I’ve met 2 wonderfull knitting groups. Let me tell you a little bit more abut these amazing grannies. Sumac maki ,wich means ‘Wonderfull Hands‘, was the first group I visited. It is a group of grannies that come out of the ‘knitting social fabric’ project of Worldgranny and is a starting…