Regis Pennel, founder of the online boutique L’Exception, and Philippe Zorzetto, celebrated shoe designer, have done their research and dug deep across the city to hand pick emerging and skilled designers of ready-to wear, couture, accessories and shoes for you to lust over, all under one roof. French author and illustrator Tiffany Cooper, who has previously collaborated with Colette and Karl Lagerfeld, adds her own touch of fun and humor to the exhibition as her illustrations of the famous Parisian sense of style can be seen running alongside the designer threads and on the exhibition’s posters.
Brands such as Valentine Gauthier, No Youth Control, 13 Bonaparte, Misericordia, Eple & Melk, Andrea Crews and Le Mont St Michel are all there ready and waiting for you. Discover just a few of the emerging talents below and head to the exhibition to uncover the rest.
No Youth Control
‘Youth has no age, Youth has spirit’ say No Youth Control, and we could not agree more with the motto of this New York City founded brand. The clue is in the initials. Landing in the capital of love and lights in 2014, No Youth Control is a unisex brand started by three Parisians that focuses on comfort, casual and cool. Taking inspiration from the Lower East side of New York the designs have been built upon the idea of a limitless and timeless style with a flair for adventure and spirit. Visit their concept store in the 17th arrondissement to fall effortlessly in love with their garments and lifestyle.
41 rue des Dames, 75017 Paris +33 1 72 67 19 48
So who is the Melinda Gloss man about town? He’s young, chic, cheeky and holds a glass of cognac in his hand. With an eye for style that cannot be matched and that irresistible je ne sais quoi effect, it’s no wonder that this brand caters to the most stylish men on the streets of Paris. Founded by lifelong friends Mathieu de Ménonville and Rémi de Laquintane, the dynamic duo decided to launch their own brand in 2009 whilst studying philosophy at university. You can tell these boys have got depth, as their contemplative and well thought-out designs display cuts, details and silhouettes researched down to the T to create the perfect men’s wardrobe attire.
The Parisian doctor of jewelry design has to be Madame Marie Montaud, who launched her brand in 2000 and eventually, due to its growing popularity and fame, set up shop alongside the flowing Canal Saint Martin in Paris. All made and designed in this Parisian atelier, Médicine Douce collaborates with a host of French craftsman, flower-makers, and embroiders, in order to produce delicate gold designs enriched with enamels stones and intricate cuts to create an understated yet noteworthy addition to the skin. The colorful range of products each holds their own unique story and maintain a bohemian and contemporary spirit that cannot be matched/
10, rue de Marseille, 75010, Paris + 33 1 82 83 11 53
Philippe Zorzetto not only aided in the founding and development of the exhibition, but also owns his own eponymous shoe wear brand. Coming from a family of craftsman, it’s no wonder all his shoes are handmade from scratch. Dashings of rock n’ roll are mixed with classic French elegance to make the shoe fit with any outfit. Whether you are looking for a timeless brogue, Chelsea boot or moccasin, Zorzetto can and will provide. Make a personal appointment at his atelier-boutique on Rue Saint-Honoré or head to the store on Rue Vieille du Temple, we guarantee you will not be disappointed.
106 Rue Vieille du Temple, 75003, Paris, +33 1 42 71 39 04
Unique and unisex luxury street wear describes Andrea Crews, a Parisian brand founded over ten years ago by artist and designer Marouissia Rebecq. Starting with a collective of artists, performers and stylists, Rebecq plays with fashion and art in her international brand which shows twice a year during Paris Fashion Week. Oversized, colorful and all made in beautiful France, Andrea Crews demonstrates a unique mix of diversity and culture from season to season. Comfortable and stylish – you can’t ask much for else! Check out the Andrea Crews boutique and atelier to snap up the latest collections.
83 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris +33 1 45 26 36 68
Eple & Melk
Parisian radiance struck with electric northern lights perfectly describes Flore Mouren’s women’s wear brand on Rue Charlot in the Haut Marais. Inspired by the wildlife and nature of Norway, Eple & Melk opened its boutique doors in Paris in 2009, where materials such as leathers, silks, woolen fabrics and jersey materials are woven into the essential pieces of any woman’s wardrobe. Subtle yet eclectic, graphic yet clean, the whole collection is fabricated in Paris and can be bought online on the brand’s e-shop. Parisian style with that Norwegian cool and composed edge abounds in this small but plentiful boutique.
45 rue Charlot, 75003 Paris +33 1 42 78 42 48
From September 8th until October 31st 2015
Monday – Saturday: 10am – 7pm