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Fashion week in La Ville Lumière

We loved being back in Paris at the start of this month to take part in the highly-anticipated Premiere Classe show, held in the beautiful Jardin des Tuileries. The atmosphere in Paris during Fashion Week is always electric – and this season proved no exception!The almost constant rain during the week didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits, and it was a pleasure to once again showcase our collection of genuine Panama hats and bags to some of the most stylish buyers and customers in the world.We were also excited to be introducing our new collection of tote bags and hat-band detailing made with Piñatex™  – the eco-friendly leather alternative hand-crafted from pineapple leaves.  We’re always keen to explore working with fabrics and production techniques that tell...

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Classic Ecuador meets contemporary Paris

One week on and we’re still dreaming about our recent visit to France – where we celebrated Paris Fashion Week and showcased Artesano to style influencers from across the globe at the Premiere Classe show.For us, Paris is always a pleasure – there’s just nothing quite like wandering the streets of Le Marais, people-watching from a terrace in Saint-Germain or exploring the boutiques of the Avenue des Champs-Élysées.In a city where the most striking style always seems effortless, we loved seeing Artesano hats merge simply and beautifully with the wardrobes of elegant Parisians and eclectic travellers from further abroad. Our restaurant recommendation:Le Derriere (69 Rue des Gravilliers, 75003 Paris) - a quirky restaurant that feels as though you’ve wandered into someone’s sprawling home...

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