French Style

The Designer Files by Jo Bayley – Vionnet

The Designer Files by Jo Bayley – Vionnet

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In this, the final week of the designer files, I am going to introduce you to possibly the least known couturier in our group, Madeleine Vionnet (1876-1975). When I first set about choosing couturiers for this series, I came across so many talented names. Upon starting to research them, I…

Malmaison GArden style

French Garden Style – Josephine at Château de Malmaison

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Josephine, Empress of France from 1804 for over a decade cultivated her garden style at Chateau Malmaison, playing an important role in the evolution of botany