Almost a year has passed since my last blog-post..April 2nd, 2013…Crazy! It’s been a really hectic and exciting year. And as we all know, time flies when you’re having fun!
But don’t you worry…For the coming 2 weeks, I’ll be blogging on a regular basis, because I’m going back to Peru this Saturday! Can hardly believe that in 2 days’ time I’ll be in Lima enjoying the beautiful weather and the yummy Peruvian culinary delights, and in less than 7 days I’ll be in beautiful Ayacucho, home of the DIA and LNKNITS workshop. As you all probably know, every LNKnits Item, whether it’s an LNAndes or an LNBeanie, is handmade in Peru or handmade in Belgium by a granny. Slow fashion with a heart!LNBeanies and LNAndes both started with two winter collections made from 100% baby alpaca wool. The LNBeanies winter collection is heavier and more “sporty” than the LNAndes winter collection. Every LNAndes item is made from a pure alpaca bouclé yarn, giving it volume but making it extra-light.
Since winter 2013 was one of the chilliest winters or springs in Belgium for years, I noticed that I almost never left the house without wearing one of my “ladies” (scarf or vest). It was/is the perfect accessory to keep me warm on chilly mornings and evenings. And apparently I’m not the only one thinking that way!That’s why I’ve decided to design/create a spring/summer collection for LNAndes. Yes, you heard that right: 100% alpaca in spring and summer. There is nothing artificial in the yarn I use, which makes it lovely to wear and adaptable to different climates. LNAndes will keep you warm if you need it and cool if it’s rather hot.
Let me introduce you to the new LNAndes SS2014 collection. These seasons are all about pastels, so LNAndes can’t be behind the times! Have a look at the beautiful pictures in the look-book below.
Pictures by Griet Hendrickx.
Makeup by Clinique.
Styling by ItRox, Roxanne Stevens.
I’ll be wearing nothing but the new LNAndes collection on my trip to Peru, so don’t forget to check the blog on a regular basis. J You’ll soon fall in love (with Peru and with the collection, that is!) and yes, maybe a little bit with the alpacas too!
Next blogpost will be coming straight from Peru!