ACTIVE-WEAR IN RETRO-CUTS
- Cuts from 1900-1950
- originally designed and sewn for the Amazonian adventurer Eugène Le Moult
- rereleased in contemporary unisex motives, for ladies and gents
- by E.Le Moult's great-grand-daughter
Keywords: ADVENTURE, SPORTS, HOME
EUGÈNE LE MOULT
Eugène Le Moult grew up in the French departement on the AMAZON, became the world's №1 butterfly-hunter and when hunting in the JUNGLE would sleep in tents in the rainforest, together with TRIBAL guides and CONVICT helpers* from the French tropical gulag, constantly threatened by jaguars, snakes and scorpions. E.LE MOULT insisted on FUNCTION in his CLOTHES...
*(see “Papillon” with Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman)
«People think that hunting butterflies is a symbol of cute nonchalance. In fact it's a sport, and even one of the hardest. In France this would mean constant walking, climbing, sprinting or long-distance running. In the tropics, it's the same thing, plus the threat of wild animals.»
E.LM in Paris Match №314 2nd April 1955
PRALINE LE MOULT
Graduate of both Central-Saint Martins and the École des Beaux Arts de Paris, LVMH Arts Prize winner, Praline inherited Eugène's clothes, which she now releases.