Anyone capable of conceiving five hundred white shirts each season certainly isn’t lacking in imagination. French designer Anne Fontaine has done just this, twice a year for the past fifteen years (that’s fifteen thousand white shirts) and carved out a very considerable niche for her trademark wardrobe staple, opening sixty-five shops worldwide in the process.
2007 marks a move away from her signature garments, and the designer’s first foray into the world of beauty, with opening of the Anne Fontaine Spa in the retail haven of Rue Saint-Honore, Paris. Designed in collaboration with Andree Putman, the challenge was how to translate such a strong brand identity from fashion into beauty, heightened by the fact that the spa was to be housed in the basement of her new fashion boutique. continue..
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