Nov 6, 2013

The Pleasure of Sharing
Ollivier Henry
Point de détails

Léandra Ricou
The Pleasure of Sharing Ollivier Henry Point de détails

Ollivier Henry's worktable

On the occasion of TravelMarie-Ange Guilleminot and Made in Town organize a series of encounters with guardians of gestures and techniques: costumers, tailors, embroiderers, corsetry-makers, graphic designers.

These meetings will cast a light on the elaboration of the project Touchez-Voir [Touch & See], a wardrobe realized from reproductions of clothes and accessories originating in the archives of Palais Galliera, the Museum of Fashion of the City of Paris.

For this second rendez-vous, costumer and embroiderer Ollivier Henry brings his mastery of embroidery to the reinterpretation of a pre-embroidered men's vest, selected from the collection of the Palais Galliera.

Project accompanied by Lise Brisson

Fashion designer, costume maker, embroiderer, embroidery and costume history teacher at the Ecole Duperré, in Paris, where he was a student himself. Ollivier Henry has always been passionate about fashion and clothes. He quickly develops a particular appeal for the costume and its history.

He worked for the Opéra de Marseille, Opéra-théâtre de Metz and Opéra Comique. Then he took over his former teacher’s position and for 10 years he provides his expertise and knowledge in the best fashion schools. Meanwhile, he continues to manufacture costumes twice a year.

Ollivier Henry at work
Ollivier Henry's worktable, embroidered men's clothes and 18th-inspired embroidered silk pieces
The first grey embroidery trial by Ollivier Henry after the 18th vest at disposal
Details of two 18th-inspired clothes, entirely embroidered by Ollivier Henry

Details of two embroidered silk pieces with 18th-inspired ceiling moldings motifs
Pearls and gold thread embroidery made by Ollivier Henry
> 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

Processus

Processus
A breath of fresh air
coming from the sea

Vêtements

Gabrielle Legall, originally from Bretagne, started in 2016 her brand Processus: minimal, small batch ready-to-wear that mixes the codes of streetwear and traditional elegance through the use of recycled parachutes and paragliders.

Holoholo Editions Comment Section #1
Apr. 25 - May 4, 2013

Holoholo Editions
Comment Section #1

Arts

On the occasion of the launch of the inaugural issue of Comment Section, Made in Town invites the young Parisian publishing house Holoholo to presente the genesis of this project and its particular principles – writing, graphic design, and publishing – put in place by this artistic collective for the conception and production of these periodical reviews.

La Rochère Glass Factory The Magic of Glass

La Rochère Glass Factory
The Magic of Glass
[Made in Town TV]

Arts

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 four short videos shot in the heart of the company's workshops.