Our Journal

  • RENEW. REBIRTH. RELIVE. 

    Summer 21 Lamu Island, Kenya Our Summer 21 collection brings us full circle – back to Africa, to the most elemental part of KLEED. Our birthplace, our source of inspiration. This part of Africa is where we are totally and utterly ourselves – stripped of the trappings of urban civilization, of the...
  • BACK TO AFRICA

    This Summer 21 collection shoot literally erupted into our lives. We had planned meticulously for a more restrained location and shoot. Instead, a last-minute opportunity presented itself and we decided to grab it. Literally. A week-long frenzy of travel arrangements, talent scouting, location ...
  • LIVING. LOVING. LOUNGING.

    The last year has been a rollercoaster year for all of us. The world as we knew it literally stopped overnight. Our plans became meaningless, our future uncertain and most of us struggled to keep our lives afloat, in a semblance of normality - ourselves, our work, our families and our friendship...
  • BEHIND THE SCENES WITH KLEED - OUR LAST COLLECTION SHOOT

    We promised you sneak peeks at our Collection shoots. And here’s the first one – our AW collection was shot under this winter’s surreal, pandemic conditions. For the first time, we had to forgo the wonders of India or Africa: the intoxicating scents; the riot of colours; and our usual props and...
  • LUXURIOUS PYJAMA TO WARM UP ALONG WINTER

    At KLEED, we are simply thrilled with our AW20 collection and, especially, our brand-new Atelier Collection – a premium line of matching pyjamas, robes and kimonos, where handcrafted items and personalized design come into their own. Our swish fabric is just made for glamorously swishing aroun...
  • MADE WITH LOVE FOR KLEED

    Come join us backstage and meet KLEED’s world. A real world with real people. Share the highs and lows of exactly what it takes to produce our KLEED kimonos and loungewear. You’ll find you end up caring just as much as we do - which is just as it should be.  Production is often a rocky road –c...
  • GOOD THINGS COME IN KLEED PACKAGING

    Right. We admit it. We are aesthetic snobs. We simply cannot conceive of ugliness in anything we do. And that includes packaging. Actually, especially packaging. After all, it’s our customers´ first tangible connection with our brand – and with everything we stand for. KLEED is about glamourous,...
  • THE REAL INDIAN JOURNEY – JOIN US BEHIND THE SCENES

    KLEED founder Carolina Guedes Cruz is the embodiment of today’s intrepid, intuitive traveler. Some years ago, she decided to source KLEED fabrics and production in India. With no local partners to guide her, no insiders’ tips to follow or highly recommended business contacts to meet with, but tr...