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Praline Le Moult

8821 LONG-SHIRT OFFWHITE-Black-white 100% COTTON Herringbone-light

8821 LONG-SHIRT OFFWHITE-Black-white 100% COTTON Herringbone-light

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SIZE

Eugène Le Moult had our original LONG-SHIRT made to wear when on tour in Europe, where national museums typically carry a large range of his butterflies


You can also buy this at KYO, KAMOMEYA / BEAMS : INTERNATIONAL GALLERY

MATERIAL

100%ᴾᵁᴿᴱ  Southern-Indian COTTON (as in the authentic British home-wear before 1947)
• from fields SUSTAINABLY growing cotton since at least 35AD (according to Roman Empire trade records)
• woven as in the original HERRINGBONE-LIGHT weave to P.Le Moult designs in nearby villages by English-speaking unionized craftspeople, descendants of the original weavers (in a state that has been alternating between soft-Left and hard-Left coalitions since 1957...)

MANUFACTURE

sewn up the coast in cosmopolitan Bombay in the English-speaking unionised workshop of close friends that we've been producing with since the early 1970s, conveniently easy-to-inspect on the main highway, a 20 minutes drive North of the international airport

HERITAGE

EUGÈNE LE MOULT, BUTTERFLY-HUNTER 1882-1965 : we inherited dad's grandad's shapes
LÉOPOLD LE MOULT, PIONEER OF FRENCH ORGANIC 1856-1926 : we inherited grandad's grandad's ideals

CREATOR

PRALINE  LE MOULT : A graduate of both CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS and Head Alumni at the ÉCOLE des BEAUX-ARTS de PARIS, winner of the 2005 LVMH Young Creatives Prize, Praline draws on her family history to create what she describes as ‘home-adventure-wear in retro cuts’.

STYLE

Paris, 1920, cabinet of wonders at 4. rue Duméril : Three years after moving back, E.Le Moult had the fourth largest collection of butterflies in the world, after those in museums in Washington and London.

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