is a slow fashion house that does not compromise in design, quality and ethical
standards. We produce in Cologne ourselves and safeguard a garment that I am
extremely proud of.
lifestyles, oil paintings, lush nature and green tea inspire my designs –
however, perhaps they are influenced more by music than anything else. The three
young souls in my house also provide an endless resource of inspiration, on top
of 17 years of experience.
engulfs many of our senses, it is far more that just visual. We feel the
fabric, take in its scent and hear the sound of its movement. Envisage the
rustling susurration of dresses in former times. This is what the word
FROU FROU means historically. And why not conjure such traditions?
working with linen, the oldest cultivated plant fabric in Europe. It is a
precious material that deserves to be handled with great diligence. It provides
ideal natural ventilation and efficient sun protection, much like wool. Linen
is robust, dirt-repellent and fabric care is effortless. Making it even more perfect
for children’s garments. Linen is also highly recommended for kids with sensitive
On top of the
long list of benefits, the cultivation of linen is very kind to our
environment. During an average European summer, the flax plant (from which
linen is derived) requires no irrigation, and producing the fabric requires
much less water and energy than cotton.
FROU FROU linen qualities
- very light qualities for summer
- heavier qualities for colder days
- cotton/linen compositions for comfort
- for colder seasons we have invented a
novel linen/wool binding technique