GRAIN DE POUDRE

wool or wool and mohair fabric used for tuxedos or tails – the fabric has a subtle diagonal structure, produced from a finely combed yarn, woven in several weaves – very fine grain

PARISIAN CLUBS 1970-1980

“The light diffracted in a prism is the symbol of the 80’s, whereas in the 70’s we were talking more about shadow. Here we are splashed with multicoloured rays that drip onto white dinner jackets like vanilla in a whisky and coke.” Alain Pacadis, Nightdealing, Libération, 24 octobre 1979. After May 68, intellectuals and artists, […]

EVENING WEAR

The dinner jacket first appeared following the Crimean War. British soldiers, stationed in Turkey from 1853 to 1856, began to smoke local tobacco, taking it back to England with them on their return. The idea of smoking in groups after dinner then spread in England among the aristocratic class. Before entering the smoking room, men […]

STUDIO 54

“The greatest club of all time” – Ahmet Ertegun, Atlantic Record New York founder, 1977. Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager decide to open a new nightclub in 1977: Studio 54 is born. Located at 273 West 54th, the club quickly became the temple of Disco music. It was a time of recklessness and the opening […]

PRINCE OF WALES, EDWARD VII

An essential figure from the late 19th century to the early 20th century. Edward VII is to be remembered for his impact on men’s fashion. The son of Queen Victoria, crowned king in 1901, is a great hedonist. He regularly visits France, participates in the biggest social evenings and multiplies the mistresses. Its status allows […]

0
    Your Cart close
    Your cart is emptyReturn to Shop
    *deliveries may be delayed slightly during the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games
    This is default text for notification bar