Nov 5, 2014

Institut français de la mode

Léandra Ricou
Institut français de la mode

Established in 1986, the Institut Français de la Mode (IFM) is a higher education school which offers various education programs and activities: postgraduate academic programs, executive education, and expertise in areas such as textile, fashion, luxury and design industries.

The Economic Observatory of IFM is a research center which analyzes the changes and evolutions in the textile, fashion and luxury markets. It also publishes several studies about economic, social and human sciences applied to fashion and design fields.

Pascal Gautrand, Made in Town founder, studied at the IFM and makes aware these students and professionals to the "Craft Culture". in 2014 he made the documentary The City of Tapestry in partnership with them. It shows craft and particular aspects of Aubusson’s tapestry.

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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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