Posts Tagged ‘natural fibres’

Taller Flora, by Carla Fernández

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

Carla Fernández is a Mexico City fashion designer working with traditional Mexican styles and textiles in an unconventional way. I saw her studio on May 1 – photos at bottom. If you’re interested in the use of traditional textiles in fashion, it’s worth downloading her pdf book.

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Kelgwo knits and woven textiles from Santiago.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008


Compelling photo of a beautiful knit dress and scarf by Kelgwo in Chile. Natural knits don’t often achieve this level of absolute chicness. Kelgwo’s ateliers are in Santiago and in Chiloe Island where some of the traditional weaving orginates. “Kelgwo” is the name of a part of a traditional local loom as well as the name of a particular type of weaving.

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