This week a special guest is coming to our party. Let me introduce him, so you have the opportunity to know him better. He calls himself a tailor, but he might be as well, a great couturier…from another place and time…
The first amazing thing you see in him is his simplicity. When talking about his work, his face is illuminated and light appears in his vivid eyes. You can almost feel and touch the passion, it is somehow contagious.
… She founded her maison in Paris, in 1912, impressing the world of couture with her totally innovative approach, her sartorial skills and the perfect balance between experimentation and elegance. She liberated the body from stays and corsets, making women’s personalities, their well-being and their dreams the centre of fashion. Drawing inspiration from Greek art, she created garments that clung to the shape of the body, with a fluidity that echoed its movements, in the conviction that dresses must take on the personality of the person wearing them. In fact, she would say, “when a woman smiles, then her dress should smile too”.