I already discovered the brand earlier this year and really liked the winter collection which was launched with a theme of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. This year I missed the launch of their new collection because of a certain important birthday party, but I caught up by visiting their showroom in Chacarilla.
Corazón de Algodón’s Summer Collection 2015 also comes with a story. It’s called Nada Es Real (“Nothing is Real”) and it is about a Mermaid who wants to be a human...and who lures a sailor deep down into the ocean for a crazy, colorful underwater party! The collection is humorous and surreal, reflecting the theme of Ocean life with fresh colors like white, marine blue and emerald green. There are beautiful, hand-embroidered details (just like in the previous collection, too) and a little touch of 1960s.
I don’t usually pose or name-drop my clothes brands in public ( I leave that for fashion bloggers - or Congolese Sapeurs....) but for this time I just wanted to step out from the closet (quite literally!) for a good cause, and show my readers which dress I bought for this summer. A green summer dress, entirely made of organic cotton, but so soft it almost feels like silk...Organic pima cotton seems to be very versatile material.
If anybody know some organic clothing lines (Peruvian or other) for kids, please raise a hand and leave a comment. I’m sure that Little Mermaids would appreciate, too...
(And those who got interested about the clothes from Corazón de Algodón can check their Facebook page to find out about the places where they sell in Lima and in Paris.)