UglyDolls, Eya by Péro
This is your chance to give an UglyDoll a home!
UglyDolls – stars of the Fashion Comics project – are coming to Pitti Bimbo, June 2018.
Péro dresses UglyDoll Eya.
Label launched by Aneeth Arora. 'Péro' means 'to wear' in Marwari, the local language of Rajasthan. Péro aims for an international look that uses local materials and handcrafting. Péro’s Indian nature lies in how the textiles are produced, with fabrics being hand-processed by craftsmen from various areas of India.
The UglyDoll, a celebration of individuality and creativity, has romantic origins: the first sketch was sent between David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim, two young lovebirds, in 2001.
A symbol of imperfection, the UglyDoll has rewritten the rules of tolerance, declaring, “We all have a little bit of ugly”. Even the stitching is imperfect, giving each UglyDoll its own unique character because looks don’t count - it’s what’s inside.
This initiative sees the involvement of brands such as Mimisol, Simonetta, Gallucci, Pero, I'm Isola Marrras, 10X10 An Italian Theory, Bad Deal, Fun & Fun, Mimidà, I Love My Dog, Leontine Vintage and Goganga, all of which have dressed their own plush UglyDoll and created an iconic T-shirt that will be printed by Camac. Their creations will be on display at the Pitti Bimbo fair in the Fashion Comics area of the International children’s-wear event.
This initiative was conceived by designer Alessandro Enriquez and developed in collaboration with CPLG Italy, licensing agent that manages the UglyDoll brand in Europe.
Average Dimensions: 35 cm (high) x 20 cm (large).
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