Looking Into Lesage: Master Embroiders Of Paris

“We are playing our part in the kingdom of the imagination. Embroidery can be a woman’s dream become reality.” -François Lesage.

Last year, I got yet another amazing opportunity to get a behind the scenes look at what goes behind the creation of beautiful French fashion. I got to visit the famous Lesage, which was once a small workshop, and now a booming multinational business specialising in hand-made embroidery mainly used for Haute Couture.

The company has since been taken over Chanel, but continues to provide and work for other designer brands to create one of a kind stunning works and collections.

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A Visit To The House Of Coco Chanel

I had the rare and extremely amazing privilege to visit to the Parisian apartment of the founder and creator of the brand Chanel, Gabrielle Bonheur Coco Chanel!!!

I would never have thought a Cape Town girl like myself, would get THIS opportunity!

 

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