Fashion Biography

Louis Feraud, Fashion Designer

1950 Louis Feraud creates his first Maison de Couture "in Cannes.
1955 Established his Couture House in Paris rue du Faubourg Saint Honore
1957 Dressed the Parisian elite and designed the wardrobe of Brigitte Bardot for many of her movies.
1958 First presentation Haute Couture Collection in Paris.
1960 Louis Feraud hired a young unknown designer : Jean Louis Scherrer.

Louis Feraud hired a new designer : Per Spook.

Signed a contract with FINK (Germany) for the Ladies" Ready to Wear.

Won the Golden Thimble Award "for his Spring/Summer 1978 Haute Couture Collection.

Won the Golden Thimble Award "for his Spring/Summer 1984 Haute Couture Collection.

Louis Feraud was elected Prince de l"Art de Vivre

Officier de la Legion d"honneur, decorated by the French President on March 16th in l"Elysee.

Louis Feraud made way for her daughter Kiki and she signed her first Haute Couture Collection.

September : The Dutch group Secon completes its acquisition of the house from the Feraud family. December : Louis Feraud died at the age of 79.

April : Yvan Mispelaere joins the group as Artistic Director.
July : His first Haute Couture fashion show in Musee des Monuments Francais "in Paris.

January : Spring/Summer Haute Couture fashion show in Galerie Paradis "in Paris.
March : First Pret a Porter de Luxe "fashion show in Carrousel du Louvre ". July : Autumn/Winter Haute Couture fashion show in Galerie Paradis ".

January : Spring/Summer Haute Couture show in Galeries Paradis ". March : The German Group ESCADA takes 90% of the Feraud shares. Yvan Mispelaere leaves the Company.
April : Feraud decides to concentrate its activities on Ladies" Ready to Wear and licences.
June : Feraud appoints Jean Paul Knott as Creative Director for the luxury ready to wear collection, show in October during the fashion weeks (SS 03).

March : last show of Jean Paul Knott.
July : opening in Paris at 400, rue Saint Honore of the worldwide flagship store on 300 sq meters.
November : Escada sells Feraud to the private equity fund Bavaria.

Ferauds ready to wear line for women, designed since 2002 by an international studio headed by Matthias Heitzler, are developing.

New shareholding with Alliance Designers. Ready to Wear development by Jean Pierre Marty.

Activities and Brands

Women ready to wear and Menswear

Accessories : Lingerie, Beachwear, Fur, Scarves, Leather Goods, Eyewear, Jewelry, Cuff Link

Frangrances : Feraud Paris

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