The Pleasure of Sharing
Point de détails
Ollivier Henry's worktable
On the occasion of Travel, Marie-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.
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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