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Eugène Le Moult

8975 SHIRT BLUE with WHITE piping 100% COTTON Herringbone-Thick, Brushed-in/outside

8975 SHIRT BLUE with WHITE piping 100% COTTON Herringbone-Thick, Brushed-in/outside

Regular price €132,00 EUR
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SIZE

Eugène Le Moult had our original SHIRT made for his « cabinet », which housed the world's largest private collection of butterflies
We found the SHIRT in the wardrobe of dad's grand-dad, the WORLDS's №1 butterfly hunter

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-THICK 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

EUGÈNE LE MOULT (31 December 1882, Quimper – 26 January 1965, Paris) was the world’s most famous butterfly-hunter and owned the largest private collection.

He was as famous for hunting butterflies as he was for his custom-made wardrobe. He had these clothes tailored for himself to wear on the ocean-liner to South America, and when hunting and sleeping in the jungle.

STYLE

the expansive clothing collection of the adventurer E. Le Moult; the original cuts, in contemporary fabrics.

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