Olympia Le-Tan opens a new shop in Paris
Olympia Le-Tan has become an household name in the fashion industry, she is the daughter one of the most popular French illustrators- Pierre Le-Tan. Born in London but raised in Paris, Olympia can be described as a self-taught fashion designer who is fluent in both English and French but she always call herself a Briton. Olympia started her fashion career at the famous Chanel design studio, and has also worked for famous designers including Gilles Dufour before she decided to start her own design company. Her eponymous accessories label was the first job she had to do alone and that was in 2009. The accessories label combines embroidery with literature- these are two traits she learnt from her grandmother.
The purpose of setting up Olympia Le-Tan shop is to create special handbags and minaudieres; these are limited edition handbags that were hand-made in France, making them unique and trendy. Olympia Le-Tan’s accessories are sold in more than 80 shops worldwide and the new shop opened in Paris will even make her works more accessible to locals and tourists all over the world. Olympia’s accessories brand has a signature book- Clutch and this has been on several shows including; Tilda Swinton, and Natalie Portman.
Olympia Le-Tan has a wide range of ready to wear accessories and handbags, her embroidered clutches have several literary undertones , these literary works include those of famous literary themes like; “Dracula”, and “Catcher in the Rye”. Olympia has also decided to showcase her father’s illustration by producing read-to-wear clothing with such fascinating works. Some of the popular illustrations you can find on Olympia Le-Tan’s collection of clothes include; vegetable collections, and rows of sailors. Her whimsical store in Paris is located in a two-storey building close to the popular Palais Royal , in Paris.
The new Olympia Le-Tan store in Paris is located in a prim space, she has her father decorated the shop with some Pink Dollhouse colour, while adding his signatures all around the shop to create a more unique attraction. The purple miniature sofas in the shop are quite welcoming and comfortable, while the walls were perfectly fitted with hand-made pink fabrics that are monogrammed with her hand. The shop is perfectly fitted with customized a rug that has her father’s illustrations, while the sculptural racks that holds her clothing and some accessories were designed by Marc Newson.
Olympia Le-Tan store offers numerous deals and discounts for her clients; first of all, you can get up to 50% off on prices of ready-to-wear fashion accessories. The Winter and fall ready to wear collections include the “I put a spell on you “ collection which is a wonderful and fascinating collection for those who love mystical themes. Other popular collections you can find at Olympia Le-Tan’s shop in Paris include; Housewife choice accessories, and “a girl in every port” collection. Popular fabrics in her collection also include; Velvets, college stripes, and Liberty prints. Olympia Le-Tan opens her shop from Mondays to Saturdays from 11am to 7pm.