Atelier Bonnet the last artisan working in tortoise shell in Paris

Mon 18/04/2005 20:24 Image(513)
Mon 18/04/2005 20:24 Image(513)
David Gil with Christian Bonnet "Ecailliste" Maitre d’Art and the last atelier making tortoise shell in Paris. His family has been in the business for generations. David is one of the designers in the fashion contest at the Festival d’Hyeres. Christian Bonnet models the pair of sunglasses that he created for  David’s collection.

Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.