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That creativity certainly has a broad horizon. “From unique pieces in wool to the creations of emerging artisans showcasing their work with us during the season, the selection of collections from our brands together with pieces by emerging talent in the arts and crafts will offer something for every one of our international guests,” continues Bollier.
Ester Angulo Archs, co-founder of The Uniqverse Studio, shares Bollier’s enthusiasm. “It has been great to work on such a fabulous project with Chic Outlet Shopping; having worked with wool through many of my collections, creating these installations has been a natural collaboration,” reveals the international ambassador for The Campaign for Wool whose amazing ‘Scouture’ (sculpture- couture fusion) piece entitled “Salvador” was commissioned by the Wool Modern exhibition in Shanghai and is currently touring the world until 2015.
Highlights of the campaign so far include La Vallée Village’s participation in the inaugural ‘Révélations’ event. The Fine Craft and Creation Fair organised by Ateliers d’Art de France was held at the Grand Palais in Paris, where a curated stand showcased the work of young fashion craftspeople as well as more than 300 artisans and luxury goods manufacturers. The homage to craftsmanship in fashion continued at Ingolstadt Village near Munich and Wertheim Village near Frankfurt, where creative guests explored inspiring ideas for styling denim with knitwear. ‘A Touch of Chic’ runs through October 31. www.chicoutletshopping.com
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