Fabric Hunted & Collected
Gabrielle created Fabric Hunted and Collected in 2015. Young, she is none the less experienced. After six years at the famous Chanel studio, she was guided by her passion for crafts and authentic textiles and convictions: sustainable development. In her travels, Gabrielle met craftsmen with a unique expertise.
Who are you?
How did you start in fashion?
Passion, my grand mother has passed on her love et know how for textiles, cut, embroidery, crochet, the Beau, but also travesl... With few, she was sewing her wardrobe, still today from suit to coat, a gift.
How would you define your style?
A lifestyle, I m always on a trip, in movement, a taste for beauty, for the well made, for a moving lifestyle from Paris, to NYC, going through India and Nepal, a ethnic elegance, confortable, feminine, joyful and modern...
What inspires you?
Life! My friends, travels, music, the times, l'air du temps Artisans I meet along my trips, inspire me a lot, once I m in front of fabrics, on markets, in front of technics, fabrics are alive. That is what inspires to me creat the line.
A few words about this collection...
Ethnic elegance Travel Natural Colorful Joy Sharing
What's your favorite piece in our selection?
Ikat cotton jumpsuit, and the Ikat dress too!
What are you most proud of?
Artisans To share experiences of my trips, my textiles researches, the human side of the project, natural dyes, the marvels I find all along my adventures
Where do you manufacture your products?
In India, Nepal, un small craft structures
Where can we find your collection?
At l'exception.com! In Paris, at Merci, Ab33 In France, Italie, Belgium... In USA, at Barneys ( NYC, LA, website )
If your brand was a music, a movie, a cocktail...
A perfume, Orange Blossom A documentary, Block Party A movie, Be Kind Rewind, Moonrise Kingdom A fruit cocktail on a beach