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After a degree in clothing design and an experience as an accessory and textile designer, Clothilde decided to create Kaleido. She was in Japan when she discovered the art of paper folding and started her first leather goods collection inspired by the or

Who are you?
My mom was French and my dad was Argentine so I grew up in a multicultural universe, and spent my childhood moving from the northern hemisphere to the southern. When I got my degree in clothing design, I worked as an accessory and textile designer and created By Kaleido in 2010. I was in Kyoto, Japan when I met some craftsmen who knew a lot about paper folding. They helped me creating my first leather goods collection, inspired by the origami.

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Why did you choose to go into fashion?
According to me, fashion represents our era’s codes and is an integral part of our everyday life. Fashion is quite sociological. I am also interested in the connection between tradition and modernity: how you can use traditional details, develop them and reuse them in a modern way.

Could you describe to us your creative universe?
Minimalist, graphic, architectural and geometric

What are your sources of inspiration?
Contemporary art, graphic design, architecture and all the travelling I do.

Could you tell us a couple words about your collaboration with MonDéfilé?
I am thrilled I have the chance to collaborate with MonDéfilé. I like the fact that they propose unique collections, and exclusives models at affordable prices.

If you were to be a piece of clothing or an accessory, what would you be?
I would be a bag, because it contains a bit of our life and our intimacy. The bag is a personal object that tells a lot about someone. I like to think that a hand bag is never transparent, always has something to hide, or at least not to show to everyone else.

"Fashion is an integral part of our everyday life"

Golden Palm Award


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