Clare Louise Frost
After nine years living in her beloved Istanbul, Clare is now based in New York. Clare Louise Frost started her own line in 2011 in Istanbul with her first collection of hand stitched, original print kimonos. Quickly expanding to small collections of handmade clothing, accessories, home goods, and textiles to the trade, the focus of her work is a wide and ranging exploration of interests and color and places, and the hand processes that express her ideas best. Being lucky as to have so many teachers – masters of their crafts, block printers, embroiderers, weavers, antique textile experts and lovers. She continues to work in India and in Afghanistan to design and produce her work.