Dec 17, 2015

Le Fil Amalric
Picking up
the Narrative Thread

Léandra Ricou
Le Fil Amalric Picking up the Narrative Thread

It is in Fréjeville that Emmanuel Amalric took over the trade of his grandfather, who earned one of the most important spinning mills in the Midi-Pyrénées area.

He founded Le Fil Amalric in 2005 and developed a network of partners specialized in wool treatment, such as Les Textiles de Garrot and Ets. Henri Plo among others. Emmanuel buys the raw material (wool and precious fibers) that he sends to his partners to be transformed and then sells the carded yarns to weavers and hosiers.

In addition to raw materials and natural fibers, Le Fil Amalric produces its own collections of gloves, bonnets, scarves, socks and sweaters. The main type of wool that they use is Mérinos d’Arles, which is extremely fine and of high quality. Its softness, mixed with the hemp fibers from Ets. Henri Plo, helped develop the Montagne Noire throw.

Le Fil Amalric took part in the Made in Town / Montagne Noire exhibition, which was held from October 21, 2015 to February 13, 2016 at Made in Town in Paris.

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Léandra Ricou

Léandra Ricou

Made in Fontenay-aux-Roses. Both a freelance writer and a press agent, she writes about fashion and people behind it: designers, craftsmen and industrialists. She is a regular contributor on Maison d’Exceptions and Made in France Première Vision online magazines, among others. She is graduated from the Institut de Management et de Communication Interculturels, formerly Institut Supérieur d’Interprétation et de Traduction and from the Institut Français de la Mode.

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