ALV Textiles by Shilo Engelbrecht
Born in Cape Town, Shilo Engelbrecht migrated with her family to Australia where she undertook a Fine Arts Degree in Fashion/Textiles. She was awarded the “Mercedes Benz Start Up” prize for her graduate collection and the “Emerging Designer of the Year” by the Design Institute of Australia. Shilo has shown her work at the Powerhouse Museum, G’Day L.A, Craft Victoria and held textile workshops for children’s festivals and The Cerebral Palsy League of Australia. Shilo lives with her Swedish partner in Cambridge where she has a studio.