03 LA PRESQU'ILE
“Here I’m sharing poetry and romance. Paris was very cold while I was drawing the collection, and I felt very nostalgic of my chilhood’s sunny beaches. I remembered those fishermen villages and their outfits, not intentional, but yet so interesting. In french, “Presqu’île” means “Peninsula”.
I wanted to create an effortless and natural happiness. Kind of rustic, but chic at the same time.
100 % handmade out of natural cotton threads woven one by one, the material is unique, then embellished with different craftsmen techniques in order to make “La presqu’île“ a real manifesto of west-african savoir-faire.
The pattern that has inspired me the prints, embroideries, and jewels comes from the sand dollar, a shell found on ivorian coasts.
The palette of colors had to reflect poetry and celebration, with the shades of an exotic cocktail watching a breathtaking sunset.“