Our Story

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WHAT 


GLORIA! GLORIA! wants to bring you joy.

Combining three essential elements we want to bring unique pieces for your wardrobe.

Beautiful refreshing textures. Original stitches and yarn combinations that truly push the boundaries of knitwear.

Innovative blends of soft yarns. Sourced from trustworthy suppliers, we combine yarns to create unique qualities that feel amazing on the skin and can withstand the hands of time.

Mood-enhancing colours. Colours can greatly impact our mood so we put great focus developing joyful palettes that can spark a smile on anyone.



WHO


In times of social distancing and uncertainty, two Belgian creative entrepreneurs, Ilia Eckardt and Geert Hallemans joined forces to inspire. In their se­arch to bring refreshing optimism driven by true craftsmanship. 

Both experts in their own field, Geert and Ilia have over 20 years experience in the fashion industry. 

Geert, owner of Fresh, has been building long lasting relationships between creatives and costumers while always listening carefully to what people want.

Ilia, owner of Maison Tricot, grew up in a highly creative knitting family. 

Following his mother’s footsteps, he spent his life mastering the craft of knitwear. Together with his mother Hilde Frunt, they have been collaborating with Belgium’s best and brightest designers: Dries Van Noten, Raf Simons, Ann Demeulemeester and many more.

All the research, designing and development takes place in our offices and atelier in the heart of Antwerp. 

All of our production is in Europe as we try to stay close to home.



WHY


GLORIA! GLORIA! Explores the many facets of beauty and comfort with unbridled optimism.

Our goal is to enhance women’s lives while trying to reduce our footprint to a minimum.

Shying away from trends, we focus on craftsmanship and we thrive to create timeless pieces that you can wear for years to come. With years of know­ledge and experience in high end fashion, we are now seeking to make high end design and quality accessible to more women.