Month: July 2015

A DAY IN EINDHOVEN

When in Eindhoven we like to spend our day around Strijp-S: the cultural and creative heart of this ‘design’ city! The rough and industrial district of Strijp-S is pretty inspiring, also because this is where you can find Eindhoven’s most cool companies and shops. Here’s a selection.  

L’HERBE ROUGE SS16

The SS16 collection by L’Herbe Rouge is stylish and sophisticated as ever with soft and elegant tencel styles and interesting knits. The prints are colourful in earthy tones and on the other hand Mondriaan inspired with energetic bright blue, red and white. The SS16 season offers a contemporary denim look in super soft tencel and subtle stripe print updates. Key pieces are…

DESIGNER JITSKE ABOUT PRODUCING IN NEPAL AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE

While working on the SS16 collection, Nepal and the Studio JUX factory in Kathmandu was hit by a devastating earthquake. Designer Jitske Lundgren flew to Nepal shortly after she heard the news last April. “The first few weeks we were only doing relief work and provided people with basic necessities such as tents and food. After that we slowly started the production in the factory…

FABRIC UPDATE: COFFEE

Next up in our fabric series is a fabric made of coffee grounds. This so-called S.Café® fabric comes with some great functional qualities for clothing. L’Herbe Rouge designed a garment entirely based on coffee, from its yarn to the final wash. The collection was presented at Textifood Exposition Universelle Milan 2015. Sounds like a solution we can easily integrate into…