Tag Archives: French fashion designer

Un mécène

September 25 marks the début of Paris Fashion Week. As beautiful as the creations we’ll see this week will no doubt be, they are also the domain of a tiny fraction of the population. If you’d like to buy from … Continue reading

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Ne pas passer inaperçu

French fashion designer Christian Lacroix was born on May 16, 1951. From the beginning of his career, he was interested in fashion from a historical perspective. Lacroix was taking courses at the Louvre in order to become a museum curator. His … Continue reading

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Casser la baraque

French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier was born on April 24, 1954. The self-taught designer attracted the attention of Pierre Cardin by sending him sketches. He came out with his first solo collection in 1976. Gaultier is an expert tailor, … Continue reading

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À gogo

French fashion designer André Courrèges was born on March 9, 1923. He is best known for his space-age collection launched in 1964. He was trained as an engineer before switching to fashion. His clothes featured geometric shapes, bright colors, and … Continue reading

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