Tendance XXI - generique

Tendance XXI

( Season 8 )
French creativity is booming in the fields of fashion, crafts, design, beauty and gastronomy. 'Tendance XXI' showcases a know-how that evolves in tune with the times, sometimes even anticipating them.

Commentary: Viviane Blassel.


Origami/Panama/Alain Taral/Mode métal/Lingerie Paloma Casile
Artisans in small leather goods, pleating and origami have combined their skills to create a unique bag. All about the Panama. From cabinetmaker to bookbinder, Alain Taral delicately crafts wood to cover his books. Metal takes to the podiums. Passionate about lace, Paloma Casile opens her lingerie boutique in Paris.

Commentary by: Viviane Blassel.
Best of initiatives individuelles
Best of individual initiatives

Capucine Martin and Maison J. Simone turn the rules of fashion upside down. Recycled materials inspire the collective group Laissez Passer, Hervé Mayon and Sarah Leroy. Accessories: Amaury Paris glasses, La Cerise sur le Chapeau hats, Sigal Paris jewellery. Sublime interior design by Davy Magal, François Beuchot and India Mahdavi.

Commentary by: Viviane Blassel.
Karl Mazlo/Minaudière/Rémy Garnier/Color Block/ Émile Jobin
Artist and jeweller, Karl Mazlo's expertise is totally modern and completely sublime. The minaudière, that essential accessory for the evening. Rémy Garnier, renowned for revolutionising the cremone window bolt. The leading trend for the 2010s: colour block. Émile Jobin, harpsichord and clavichord manufacturer.

Commentary by: Viviane Blassel.