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Fashion Features

Lane Eight Unveils New Colorways

Lane Eight, founded by brothers James and Josh Shorrock, has launched two sneaker colorways.

clock June 26, 2019Kayana Cordwell

A 1952 Rochas bra in Chantilly lace from Olivier Theyskens' exhibition.

Fashion Features

Inside Olivier Theyskens’ Gothic Exhibition at the Calais Lace Museum

Spiky lace bobbin holders took on an S&M vibe when shown next to the Belgian fashion designer’s evocative black silhouettes.

clock June 14, 2019Fleur Burlet

Noyon's sustainable lace was among the developments at Interfilière this year

Textiles

Historic Lacemaker Noyon Dentelle Files for Bankruptcy

The Calais-based lace manufacturer was unable to pay its 170 employees’ salary for December 2018.

clock January 4, 2019Fleur Burlet

Tadashi Shoji Bridal Fall 2018

Fashion Trends

Fall 2018 Bridal Trend: Modest Wedding Dresses

Bridal gowns assumed a more traditional guise, with long sleeves and classic A-line skirts.

clock October 17, 2017Andrew Shang

A recent Etam design using Noyon lace

Mergers and Acquisitions

Noyon Takeover Gets Green Light from Court

In a historic move, four major lingerie players including Etam and La Perla have come together to save one of the last remaining Calais lacemakers from bankruptcy.

clock February 13, 2017Alex Wynne

A Dentelle de Calais-Caudry lace.

Textiles

French Trademark for Leavers Lace Wins Liliane Bettencourt Award

The trademark was created a year ago to protect lace manufactured on Leavers looms in the French towns of Calais and Caudry.

clock October 14, 2016Katya Foreman

Textiles

Historic Lacemaker Lucien Noyon Hangs By a Thread

The beleaguered family-owned firm, the number-one producer of Calais Lace, has filed for the equivalent of Chapter 11.

clock September 12, 2016Katya Foreman

Financial

Future in Doubt for Desseilles, Among Calais’ Last Lacemakers

One of three remaining firms making lace in Calais, Desseilles has been granted three weeks before it is liquidated by the commercial tribunal in Boulogne-sur-Mer.

clock March 7, 2016Alex Wynne

Monique Lhuillier’s delicate midcalf sheath in guipure lace.

Fashion Trends

Fall 2015 Trend: Lace Affair

The French may have invented the notion, but designers embraced individual freedom of expression for fall by doing whatever they wanted with lace.

clock April 14, 2015Bobbi Queen

Fashion Features

Lace Is More

clock March 12, 2015Robert Tutton

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