Sunday, May 22, 2011

Goossens Paris House and Chanel

Robert Goossens founded his atelier in 1950. He meet Chanel in 1953, and since then, she made him his jeweler. This encounter with Chanel makes him a super star and works with other fashion designers: Balenciaga, Gres, Yves Saint-Laurent among others. Currently, the house of Goossens is manage by his son Patrick Goossens and daughter Martine (who is the designer). Goosens has also made perfume bottles for Guerlain, Dior, Rykiel and Scherrer.

The House of Goossens was bought by Chanel in 2005. The following images are some pieces commissioned by Chanel and pieces that have been produce after Chanel's death.

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