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LIFESTYLE

CHRISTMAS GIFTS

Text by DUNCAN ROBERTS

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FASHION

ARTISTIC DESIGN IMPASHION

Impashion sells sophisticated T-shirts designed by local artists like Françoise Ley and Filip Markiewicz for men and women as well as a range of children’s Ts. Proceeds from the items sold help eliminate child labour. icon_info www.impashion.com

VIVID LUXURY YILESTE

Rightly recognised as one of the most celebrated local fashion designers, Stéphanie Comes produces clothes that have flair and style. Her designs are striking for their use of luxury fabrics and architectural shapes paired with strong vivid colours. The brand has just made Luxembourg tennis player Mandy Minella (pictured) the new face of Yileste. icon_info www.yileste.com

December 2017

WITTY SOPHISTICATION VOL(T)AGE

Sisters Claudie and Stéphanie Grisius have come a long way since launching their Vol(t)age fashion label with a V-neck scarf in 2011. They still make the beautiful scarves, but also create witty slogan T-shirts, a variety of tops and coats. Pictured here is a V-neck Shine bright scarf and a black velvet bomber jacket. icon_info www.vol-t-age.com

SAY IT WITH A T ÄDDI A MERCI

Luxembourgish words and expressions never cease to amaze and amuse, so the range of organic cotton T-shirts and other items from Äddi a Merci are perfect for anyone wanting a taste of the local language. The website even has a glossary in English, so expat residents can get to learn some cool and cheeky phrases. icon_info www.aeddi-a-merci.lu

Delano December 2017