Sep 1, 2009

Maison méditerranéenne des métiers de la mode

Léandra Ricou
Maison méditerranéenne des métiers de la mode

In 1988, Maryline Bellieud-Vigouroux created the Institut Mode Méditerranée, which will be renamed Maison Méditerranéenne des Métiers de la Mode (MMMM) in 2010. It brings to light and supports young fashion designers based in the Mediterranean area and helps them to become entrepreneurs.

The MMMM hands two prices over to designers. The first one is the M Major, an annual contest for Mediterranean region. The second one is the Mediterranean Fashion Prize for designers from 19 mediterranean countries, the dozen of winners will get help from experts and an online training.

This organism also have a partnership with the Fashion and Textile Works Master degree in Aix-Marseille University, with marketing and purchasing courses. The implication of the MMMM makes Marseille the second city of fashion, after Paris, in France.

Pascal Gautrand participated, as a fashion and textile consultant and expert, in workshops for designers.

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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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