n 2009 Rémi de Laquintane founded Melinda Gloss with fellow philosophy classmate Mathieu de Ménonville. Just a year later the duo opened their first shop in their Paris' Marais neighborhood, followed by a second shop in 2013 in Saint Germain. The label pulls off a balancing act between sharp silhouettes in fine materials and careful manufacturing in France and Italy with an upbeat aesthetic in refreshingly vibrant colors--and a cultural focus based on their self-described "outsider's approach in the industry, hosting the "Fashion Meets Cinema" series with Carlotta Films.
Here, de Laquintane talks about the current state of menswear in the fashion capital, as well as five of his favorite weekend spots to hit in his hometown. read more
Fri, 06/07/13 AT 2:30PM