Balzac Paris X Maison Baluchon

Balzac Paris X Maison Baluchon

What if the start of the school year was accompanied by an exotic touch? This month, we are proud to associate with Baluchon house To offer you a collection that combines know-how and escape ... Chrysoline (Co-founder and artistic director of Balzac Paris), Nathalie and Toma (founders of Maison Baluchon), share behind this collaboration: How was this new collaboration born? Chrysoline, artistic director at Balzac Paris: I have been the Baluchon house adventure since its beginnings, I have been very sensitive to their universe and the delicacy of their drawings. Their strong DNA and their identity seduced me, I met Nathalie at a fair and we had mentioned a collaboration, the idea germinated in our minds until given birth to this clever mixture of cult pieces Balzac Paris mixed to This print imagined by the Maison Baluchon team. Nathalie/Toma, founders of the Baluchon house: When Balzac Paris suggested imagining pieces together we were seduced by the idea. Our brand is used to being present in the “physical” store. Participating in a range of ready-to-wear is a first for us. The common points between your two houses? Chrysoline : Nathalie and Toma are attached to their roots and the know-how of their craftsmen, these are values ​​that are important to us at Balzac Paris. Sensitive to beautiful things, to beautiful prints but also to literature, bringing together our two houses was a real pleasure! Nathalie/Toma: Yes, telling a story tinged with literature appeared to us as obvious! And the additional points? Chrysoline : The print is an integral part of Maison Baluchon DNA, these illustrations are very representative of the brand. In addition to their exceptional accessories, Maison Baluchon offers a range around edition, wallpaper and decoration that have enabled us to expand our collaboration. Nathalie/Toma: We were impressed by the energy, the desire and the style instilled by Balzac Paris. Chrysoline's gaze always just on the garment and its worn. The print is at the heart of this collection. What were your Inspirations? Chrysoline : This pattern of lush flora and wild animals, all in a shades Blues/black, give style and elegance to our cult pieces Balzac Paris! Nathalie and Toma will talk better than me about their inspirations! Nathalie/Toma: We first imagined a story around a universe and a central character: Ava. Heroine of her life novel at the end of 19th, she embodies both elegance and independence. Our drawing focused on the symbol. The work of colors and vegetation evokes refinement, the panthers and lynx then come to occupy the space as they please. To the way this woman leads her life ... Your best memory during this project? Chrysoline : An informal meeting at the local restaurant! Talk about dreamy collaboration but above all get to know each other Nathalie/Toma: Indeed, this meeting at the "local restaurant". Another moving moment during the photo shoot where we see in a certain way the character come to life. The play that you will not leave the season among the collection? Chrysoline : Without hesitation the pants that I have already worn all summer! Nathalie/Toma: A crush on the suitcase which represents for us an iconic piece of our brand. Always a joy to see her get out of our workshops. To wear it would be the Sally skirt! Your secret to escape you in Paris? Music, an address ... Chrysoline: From Paris y come back and love it! »» Toma or Nathalie: A song ... "The Blue Gauls" by Yves Simon. He tells in particular Paris in his own way ... fun, during the shoot for our collaboration we met him on the quays. We do not miss an opportunity to meet you: come and discover the collection and share behind the scenes of this collaboration September 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the café "Sunday in Soho" in Paris. On this occasion, Nathalie, founder of Maison Baluchon will join Chrysoline, artistic director of Balzac Paris to present the collection to you. The coins of the collaboration will be put online on September 16. For the most impatient (ES), go to the lookbook To discover the pieces in preview!