Nov 25, 2013

Genète Paris
Hail to the Tie

Léandra Ricou
Genète Paris Hail to the Tie

Photo credit: Genète Paris

Since 1972, the seamstresses in Genète's workshop have been hand-making neckties, bow ties, scarves and other silk accessories for major Parisian couture houses.

The Auxerre-based workshop, founded by Lucette Genète and branded Living Heritage Compagny, was acquired in 2005 by Olivier Delinotte who filed the official brand of Genète Paris without interrupting the existing partnerships with other fashion brands, which still take up about 80% of seamstresses' workload.

Genète Paris creations are made as one-of-a-kind or limited edition pieces, ranging from the traditional to the fantastical. Twice a year, seasonal collections give rhythm to the permanent offering. The silk used for the accessories comes from Italy.

In 2013, Label XVI's silk scarves, printed by e.g.m. and hand-rolled by Genète, are on Made in Town winter inventory list.

www.genete-paris.fr

> Back to the top
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.

Related posts

Gitte Helle A Surrealist Bestiary

Gitte Helle
A Surrealist Bestiary

Objets

With this collection of porcelain figurines, Figure Similarities, Gitte Helle takes the proverbial and literal axe to kitsch, bringing out its best. She creates juxtapositions that are delightfully absurd with a touch of the uncanny.

L'Excès Emmanuel Giraud
Apr. 13-24, 2013

L'Excès
Emmanuel Giraud

Gastronomie

Made in Town and Épure Editions invite you to the presentation of L’Excès, 10 façons de le préparer [The Excess, 10 Ways of Preparing It] by Emmanuel Giraud. A pamphlet rebutting our culture of ambient hygienism, the book defends and illustrates excess at the table: recipes based on immoderation, ostentatious wastefulness and provocations of all sorts.

La Rochère Glass Factory Designers’ Words

La Rochère Glass Factory
Designers’ Words
[Made in Town TV]

Objets

In order to promote the know-how and the characteristics of La Rochère glass factory, located in Passavant-la-Rochère in the French department of Haute-Saône, Made in Town conducted a series of six video interviews of French and European designers, who have integrated the know-how of the glass factory into their creations. Each in their own way, they mastered glass.