HELSINKI, Finland, August 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Our mission is to be the front runner in making the change in customer behavior in buying clothes. We believe that in a long run through offering conscious and mindfully designed products there will be a shift towards reasonable and informed choices. Fashion has become other than a style issue also a huge social and environmental issue that has to be clearly communicated with the customers.
"Our hearts beat for creating the experience of everyday luxury. We live and breathe for simple and timeless design with a sensual edge. Our philosophy is an honest, consistent and relaxed way of life - the laid-back Nordic lifestyle. We hold on to transparency, simplicity, and quality in all our processes. We believe in sustainable and conscious choices and creating products that stand the test of time."
- Kirsi Lille, Founder, and Designer
LILLE is a family-owned women's wear brand with roots in the archipelago of Helsinki, Finland. The brand is established 2013. Our products are designed in Helsinki and responsibly manufactured in Europe, mainly Estonia, using carefully selected European fabrics. In the creation of our products, we place a special emphasis on an excellent feel of the fabrics and long-lasting design and materials. The clothes are easy to wear and care. These are our cornerstones.
Each of our garments is a unique story consisting of special craftsmanship and skills in many stages of the garment's production chain from raw material to a ready garment. We value highly all the talented people taking part in creating these stories with us. We have had the honor of working with the lovely production and sewing ladies in Estonia for over a decade and have really learned to respect their high expertise. Our garments are designed with sustainable values. The materials are sourced with consideration of environment and high quality. Our designs are crafted with love and care in limited numbers. We are proud to design these unique items for modern, conscious women who appreciate the aesthetics and the values dear to us.
The founder and designer Kirsi Lille started her fashion design and art studies in Florence, Italy where she soon learned to appreciate the Italian art, aesthetics and culture, as well as the love for the craftsmanship and high-quality materials. The years spent in Italy have had a strong impact in the LILLE style. After graduating from the Aalto University of Art and Design in Helsinki, Kirsi first worked as a designer for Finnish fashion industry before launching her first private label in 2003. She has been working as a designer and an entrepreneur, as well as a teacher and a researcher, concentrating on topics like fashion ecosystems and sustainability.
AW16-17 COLLECTION "Autumn Rain"
The collection is inspired by those simple and special things in life: A breath of fresh air. High clear skies. Deep clean waters. A walk in the nearby forest. Feeling the scent of the woods. The refreshing autumn rain dropping on the skin. A familiar face and a smile. Sharing a precious moment with a loved one. Feeling safe and special. Small, unique and simple things in life. Experiencing the everyday luxury.
LILLE AW16-17 Press Material
SS2017 COLLECTION "Sense of Ease"
We are proud to present our new collection, which is inspired by effortless and comfort moments when one can completely forget the stress and hurry, and totally concentrate on the existing moment - when one can feel the sense of ease. Feather-light jerseys, sensual graphic prints and summery linen-cotton mix fabrics are layered together for simple, elegant style for everyday luxury. Comfortable loose silhouettes are teamed up with timeless combinations for a modern look.
LILLE SS2017 Press Material
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