Book Club

Have you already read the latest Kalampierre Book Club pick?

I invite you to join us every month in reading one book – it might be a novel, a biography or autobiography, it might be a book on art, fashion, creativity or mindfulness. Read more about each pick in the monthly Book Club post. These are, however, not reviews!

I’m not a reviewer – I’m a reader and I know you are one too!

If you have recently read an amazing book and you would like to share with others, feel free to send me an email or a message on Instagram and I’d be happy to feature it! If you read any of the Kalampierre Book Club picks, please let me know – I love hearing your thoughts and opinions!

Schocking life of Elsa Schiaparelli

May 2021

There are many extraordinary designers that we look back upon with great admiration. And then there is Elsa Schiaparelli. I am not sure where or when have I first heard of Elsa Schiaparelli. Still, there is a vague picture in my head of sitting on the floor of my teen room whilst going through the pages of a freshly printed fashion magazine and spotting her lobster dinner dress next to the lobster telephone made by Salvador Dalí…

How professional repairer Molly Martin made me think about my favourite pair of plaid trousers

April 2021

‘There is something truly soothing about the idea of mending our clothes’, I thought as I went through the pages of the recently published book The Art of Repair by the artist and professional repairer Molly Martin. It brought me back to a time when, as a child, I wandered around the rustling woods and swampy bushes behind the house that still belongs to my parents. Often I was with friends, occasionally alone…