Jun 26, 2012

Label XVI Made in Paris
Made in Town, Vol.3

Pascal Gautrand
Label XVI Made in Paris<br/>Made in Town, Vol.3

Boutonniere Rose, Label XVI, on sale on Made in Town Shop

PRESENTATION

LABEL XVI, MADE IN PARIS
MADE IN TOWN, VOLUME 3

June 27 - August 1, 2012
11:00 am - 08:00 pm

Galerie Six Elzévir
6 rue Elzévir
75003 Paris

For its third edition, Made in Town chose Paris to organize a one-month temporary atelier. Staging a collection of hand-made shirts for men and women crafted by Antonella Fustini, a passionate Italian shirtmaker based in Paris.

Antonella Fustini at work

In 2010, Made in Town, Volume 1, sponsored by Fendi and AltaRoma in occasion of the launching of A Tailor-made Guidebook during Rome Spring/Summer Fashion Week, consisted of a 110 sq.m installation on Palazzo Fendi's facade dedicated to local craftsmanship.

2011 edition also took place in Rome, at Villa Medici this time, and along with the launching of The Women's Tailor-made Guidebook, proposed a round-table, hosted by journalist Maria Elena Capitanio, to discuss about the essence of contemporary tailor-made as seen through the eye of a new generation of young Italian fashion designers.

Taking place for the very first time in Paris, this year's event also included a selection of accessories manufactured by renowned parisian fabric flower maker Legeron, founded in 1880, in collaboration with Sophie Hallette, a lace manufacture based in Caudry since 1887. A short video documentary about Legeron's story and unique know-how completed the installation.

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