Look book fall-winter 11/12

The automn-winter 2011/2012 col lection of le vestiaire de jeanne was inspired by a serie of photographies of Irving Penn called « smal l trades ». Begun in Paris in 1950 and continued over the next year in London and New York, the photographs present
full -lenght studies of individuals in their work clothes and carrying the tools of their trades. What interrested us is the utility aspect of the clothes and the fact that they looks made exactly for their owner. Each details, pockets, ..., seams an answer to a need. Each part of the clothes has a reason to be.
We selected four trades and imagined their wardrobe : sweeper, « garçon de café », washer and carpenter. Like each season, we worked with neutral colors and fabrics like linen, woolblend and wool.