Maison Lesage

Maison Lesage : Haute Couture Embroidery

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The most famous embroidery house in the world, Maison Lesage has collaborated with the greatest names in the history of fashion, from Madeleine Vionnet, Elsa Schiaparelli, Cristobal Balenciaga and Christian Dior to Yves Saint Laurent, Hubert de Givenchy and, of course, Chanel, which counts Lesage as one of its Metiers d'Art ateliers. Illustrated with specially commissioned photography of Maison Lesage's historic creations and illuminated with texts by Patrick Mauries, Maison Lesage is both a tribute to exceptional craftsmanship and a journey through 100 years of fashion at its most sumptuous and inventive.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 210 x 270 x 27.94mm | 1,240g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 140 Illustrations, color
  • 0500021538
  • 9780500021538
  • 12,454

Table of contents

Entree des fournisseurs * Naissance du luxe * Les jeux du hasard * Passage de temoin * Un biais * Mainteuses et Lunevilleuses * Yo, Marie-Louise * Naissance d'une maison * Une autre adresse * Schiaparelli * L'acrobate et les papillons * L'imprevu * Survivre * Broderies, passementeries, tissus * Francois * Une maison en bois * Retour a la Grange Bateliere * Asparagus et Coromandel * Ancien et nouveau regime * Six cents Heures * Trois rencontres * 29 et 92 * La route des Indes * Releves
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About Patrick Mauries

Patrick Mauries is a writer and publisher of many notable titles on fashion and design, including Jewelry by Chanel, A Cabinet of Rarities, The World According to Karl and Fashion Quotes to name a few, all published by Thames & Hudson.
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