Q and A with Upped-Upcycled Creations founder Ally Kahlon

Ally Kahlon is the founder of Upped - Upcycled Creations. 278920_04

Tell us a fun fact about yourself!

I’m a trained classical singer and I love to belt out a tune or two, anywhere doesn’t matter.

What are you most passionate about?

My children of course, I’ve got two girls. But also recycling clothing and materials as much as possible.

What do you love about what you do?

Being a mother – seeing the world through my children’s eyes. Upcycling enthusiast – contributing to a cleaner more renewable future.

Who is the best person you’ve worked with?

My dad. He is a very creative and positive person. I think I get these traits from him.

What is your most memorable moment?

Sitting on top of a mountain in Torres del Paine, Chile. After completing a five hour hike. Truly breathtaking.

What would your last meal be?

Grilled salmon with mash and veg.

What was your favourite subject in school?

German. I love to learn languages. It’s one of my goals in life to learn a greeting in every language possible.

What event past or present would you like to witness?

Always wanted to go to a Michael Jackson concert.

Which three guests, dead or alive, would you invite to dinner?

My grandma, Morgan Freeman and Tyler Henry.

What are you currently listening to, watching or reading?

Just finished Bridgerton. Really hope they bring another out soon.

How would you describe your fashion sense?

Secondhand clothing through and through. Jeans, nice top and an accessorised headband or scrunchie.

Have you had a pet that has made an impact on your life?

My cat Santana, been with me through all of life’s ups and downs.

If you had to compete on MasterChef, what dish would you cook?

I’m not a fancy cook, but I make a good pumpkin soup, well my kids eat it so that’s a plus.

Where is your dream holiday destination?

Somewhere warm, tropical where I’m waited on.

What were you like as a kid?

Always happy, independent and a bit of a perfectionist.

What is your favourite colour and why?

Blue. It’s calming and representing the sky and the sea.

Do you consider yourself an extrovert or an introvert?

More an extrovert, very social, outgoing and not afraid to speak up for myself or anyone else that needs it.