Monday, June 6, 2011

And the last three Chanel ateliers are....

Maison Michel:

Milliner Auguste Michel creates in 1936 Maison Michel, clients include: Pierre Cardin, Yves Saint Laurent, Givenchy, Nina Ricci, Chanel, Laroche, Lanvin, and Lacroix. Besides the Haute Couture Hats, they work with production customers.

Maison Desrues:

Founded in 1929 by Georges Desrues, they produce custom made jewelry and accessories. They have worked with Lanvin, Dior, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent.

The House of Massaro:

Hand made shoes, the house of Massaro, is being around for over a century. Chanel took over in 2002 and Philippe Atienza, (who was picked by Raymond Massaro to succeed him) master shoemaker, directs the house at this point in time. These couture shoes had been favorite of celebrities and royals like: King Hassan II of Morocco, Duchess of Windsor, Marlene Dietrich, Barbara Hutton among others.