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Metamorphosis in showcase

Metamorphosis in showcase

Winter 2020 celebrates nature through the evocation of Daphne, the legendary huntress who lived, with her pack of hounds, apart from human kind and cities in ancient Greece...

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Human Nature, Mythic Nature

Human Nature, Mythic Nature

Last winter, while we were shooting the collection at Bournazel Renaissance Castle in Aveyron, one of the big tapestry hanged in the ballroom, held my attention and inspired the story and color palette of Autumn-Winter 2020-21 collection...

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A Summer Fairytale

A Summer Fairytale

I recently watched again the movie The Piano by Jane Campion inspired by Jane Mander’s novel, The story of a New Zealand river. Ada, in the movie, is a young dumb widow...

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Extraordinary straw hats

Extraordinary straw hats

The shop windows of the Spring-Summer 2020 collection are inhabited with decorated, braided straw hats, crocheted with various fibers and vegetal materials…

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A Renaissance mirage

A Renaissance mirage

Marked by the marriage of times between the winter collection 2019-20 and the Renaissance castle of Bournazel, we wanted to extend this magic in our shops.

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The unexpected tuning of centuries

The unexpected tuning of centuries

One never really knows how it is all starting but concerning this collection it came from last summer, when I went to see the exhibition "Gutaï, space and time" at Soulages Museum in Rodez…

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Indigo Jungle

Indigo Jungle

The patterns and colors of the Spring-Summer 2019 collection are echoing the Pacific and Oceania islands, it went without saying that the decoration of the windows would come from the same sources.

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Textile wanderings around the islands

Textile wanderings around the islands

Printed Hawaiian shirts have a Japanese origin, due to waves of emigration from Japan and Okinawa to Hawaii. These first Hawaiian shirts...

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2018-19 WINTER SHOP WINDOWS

2018-19 WINTER SHOP WINDOWS

This 2018-19 winter, our shop windows have turned into Russian imaginary landscapes.

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Overflowing Life at the Sugata Gallery Kyoto

Overflowing Life at the Sugata Gallery Kyoto

Abundance, surge, profusion of shapes and colors... the latest creation of stylist Catherine André was the subject of an exhibition at the Sugata Art Gallery in Kyoto...

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Meeting with Akiko Ishigaki

Meeting with Akiko Ishigaki

One of my friends in Tokyo had often been talking to me about Mrs Ishigaki, textile designer who used to develop unique fabrics for issey Miyake.

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At 19 rue du Cherche-Midi

At 19 rue du Cherche-Midi

In an early afternoon of May, Nicole, manager of our boutique in 19 rue du Cherche-Midi, did an unexpected meeting...

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