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    Jane Blanchot

    French millinery company. It carries the name of its founder, who was a sculptor and continued to devote herself to her vocation, while also following a career as milliner, which began in 1910 with the opening of an atelier in…

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    Jardin des Modes

    Fashion monthly. In 1992 the Musée des Arts Décoratifs of Paris dedicated a historical exhibition to the publication for its 70th anniversary. Founded in 1922 as a supplement to the periodical L’Illustration des Modes. One year later, Condé Nast bought…

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    Jacassi

    Franco (1949). Italian collector from Piedmont. His taste for research and adventure caused him to travel from a very young age. After studying sociology at the University of Trento, he devoted himself to the study of pictorial avant-gardes. In the…

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    Johnson & Marié

    French tailoring workshop. The company was located in Rue des Pyramides, Paris. It had famous clients such as the General De Gaulle, the industrialist Marcel Boussac, and the writer Michel Leiris, who wrote about it in his Journal. It closed…

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    Joyce

    Bimonthly magazine. Published by Alsojoy Diffusion since 1987. From an aesthetic point of view, it differentiates from its competitors for the graphic use of drawings instead of photographs, even on the cover. Most of the publication is naturally reserved to…

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    Julien Faure

    French silk factory. Established in 1864 in Saint-Etienne by Henry Faure, and moved to Saint-Just-Saint Rambert in 1992. Every year the Collections change in their choice of colors, the contrasting materials, and the tests on new weaves. Silks, always up-to-date,…

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    Jacquard

    Knitwear fabric. A system based on perforated cardboards, applied to machines that work jersey, drives several threads into forming a pattern. Highly elaborated fabrics for interior decor are jacquards: damasks, brocades, and gobelins.

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    Jorando

    Italian fashion house established abroad by the brothers Nicolò and Francesca Jorando. Francesca, 35 years old, was keen on fashion and design. After high school she worked for Baghera, a trendy Roman boutique, while her brother concluded his studies in…

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    Jael

    Brand of men’s knitwear. Designed by Jens Kaumle (Stuttgart, 1968) and manufactured in Italy. She made her debut with the Spring-Summer 2000 Collection. The designer lives between London, Paris, and Milan. She studied stylistics at the Royal College of Arts…

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    JM Weston

    Established brand in men’s shoes. Established in 1881 in Limoges, France, where Eduard Blanchard started manufacturing handmade shoes of high quality. The company resisted the advent of the mechanization of production of the 1930s, without deviating from its artisan traditions.…