BRING­ING IT BACK

Moy­nat is one of Paris’s old­est trunk mak­ers. meets the brand’s newly ap­pointed artis­tic direc­tor, who is re­viv­ing the his­toric la­bel through un­par­al­leled crafts­man­ship and pop-cul­ture rel­e­vance

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Justine Lee

Ramesh Nair,

How did you begin your work with Moy­nat? When the la­bel was re­vived, my job was a mix of a designer, a his­to­rian, and even an ar­chae­ol­o­gist and re­search an­a­lyst. Moy­nat closed its doors in 1976 and I had to dive into the his­tory of the brand—and that’s when I dis­cov­ered it was founded by a woman named Pauline Moy­nat in 1849. A fe­male en­tre­pre­neur and busi­ness owner dur­ing this time was sim­ply un­heard of, which makes

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