Nov 6, 2013

Fondazione Lisio
Point de détails

Maxime Desmet
Fondazione Lisio Point de détails

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 the reinterpretation of the 18th century pre-embroidered men's vest, selected by Marie-Ange Guilleminot from the collection of the Palais Galliera, the Fondazione Lisio offers silk taffetas specially handwoven for the occasion. The fabric, with a width of 56 cm, serves as the base for the embroidery of Ollivier Henry.

Vest at disposal, Palais Galliera, Inv. 1985-31-1 DEL 2-I4-T1
Silk taffeta, hand-woven, Fondazione Lisio, Italy, Florence

The first grey embroidery trial by Ollivier Henry after the original 18th embroidery
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Maxime Desmet

Maxime Desmet

Made in Strasbourg. Graduated in communication and management sciences at the Institut Français de la Mode, he develops a digital communication expertise about fashion, that is why he worked with houses such as Dior, Valentino or Nina Ricci. Passionate about menswear, he edits an online magazine Sodandy since 2009.

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