French songwriter, art-rocker and actor Sébastien Tellier has found another outlet for his creativity, developing hats for Maison Michel, a brand within Chanel’s extended empire of artisans known as Paraffection.
The US brand’s relationship with the Royer group, its distribution partner in France, Germany and Benelux since 2011, will terminate at the end of 2020, when New Balance will take over European operations directly.
Exclusive negotiations for the acquisition of lingerie label Maison Lejaby by Stéphane Collaert and Thierry Le Guénic began in spring and have ended successfully. Le Guénic has now been appointed general manager.
Maison Lejaby could be about to change owner. Stéphane Collaert and Thierry Le Guénic, owners of Chevignon, have teamed up with Isalys and private equity firm SIG to buy a 100% stake in the label from Impala.
The 34th Hyères Fashion Festival begins on Thursday, with a busy programme of exhibitions, shows, competition and conferences, with Natacha Ramsay-Levy as guest of honour and the Chanel-sponsored Métiers d’art Prize.