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Praline Le Moult

8837 LONG-NIGHT-SHIRT BLUE with RED piping 100% COTTON Herringbone-light fabric-dyed

8837 LONG-NIGHT-SHIRT BLUE with RED piping 100% COTTON Herringbone-light fabric-dyed

Regular price €160,00 EUR
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SIZE

Eugène Le Moult adapted a late 19th Century office shirt as our original LONG-NIGHT-SHIRT for his weekend house, on the edge of the Champagne

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

The « Belle Époque » was France's era of optimism and affluence around the 1900s, when art and culture - including a culture of light-hearted, public entertainment - were able to develop particularly intensively and diversely

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