Discover Germany, Issue 27, June 2015

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Casual chic made effortless The young fashion label CABO by MILKA, creates clothes that combine cool, linear designs with bold, colourful prints that jazz up any outfit while still keeping it casual. These clothes are comfortable and classy and make you fall in love with perfect basics and chic summer looks. TEXT: ELISABETH DOEHNE | PHOTOS: CABO BY MILKA

Casual chic isn’t just a fashion style, it’s a lifestyle. It’s a great everyday option for women who, despite their busy work schedules, aren't willing to give up looking gorgeous. It is about being confident and feeling comfortable. The label, headed by Milka Loff Fernandes, the well-known German host and entertainment personality, makes clothes that are both beautiful and effortless. Milka, the owner and creative director describes the label’s signature look as:“Colourful African patterns on straight and classic designs.

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This way you will be perfectly dressed for whatever you are up to, the office, the beach or meeting your parents in law.” Pluralism of styles and influences Hamburg is Milka’s home, where she was born and grew up. Her parents immigrated to Germany from Cape Verde, the narrowshaped archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast. She says that she was raised with a natural open-mindedness for whatever any culture would bring with it and certainly a great deal of joy.“The one word which describes our brand best is

'criolu'. On the Cape Verde islands this word is not only the term for the local language, it also stands for the national identity and culture of the Capeverdean people. 'Criolu' basically means mixture,” says Milka. This effortless and authentic multiculturalism is also captured in her designs. Her fashion label, founded in 2012, combines the best of both continents: exciting African patters, colours and textures and European classic elegance, cool understatement and timeless pieces. Summer looks The label’s designs speak to the zeitgeist of modern, trendy and casual fashion. Comfortable, wider cuts are trending this summer. Vibrant colors and bright accessories add instant joy to any wardrobe.“CABO by

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