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Louis-Marie de Castelbajac, the elegance of gesture


Giving a new idea of ​​the existing is a creative craft that this discreet young man puts at the service of different universes. In particular, he designs the new smocks for starred chefs.

His name precedes him.

But, we won't talk about his father, we just want to be interested in him: Louis-Marie.

From his family, the young man inherited this artistic gesture which led him to become a creator, artistic director, entrepreneur… “

I like to propose concepts, ideas, revisit existing products”,

he explains


Five years ago, he contacted Lafont, the oldest French manufacturer of work clothes, to create a first collection, 1844, using archive patronage.

Then, his interest fell on the chef's jacket:

"I proposed to them to modernize it by taking inspiration from the jackets of fencers, to bring it comfort, ergonomics while remaining respectful of the heritage of the dress and tradition.”

A work revealed during the Michelin Guide ceremony, also involved in the adventure.

The first model, André, intended for 1 and 2 stars, is a tribute to the Bibendum with stripes materialized by stitching, tone on tone.

The second model...

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Source: lefigaro

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