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Chanel's Causse Acquisition Celebrates Hand Accessories

 - Oct 24, 2012
References: causse-gantier.fr & vogue
Chanel's Causse acquisition merges the couture label with the exclusive leather glove brand. Creative director Karl Lagerfeld has become intensely tied to Causse as he is now well-known for sporting the company's tightly bound hand accessories at fashion shows and public events.

Chanel's Paraffection division oversaw the takeover of Causse. The scheme works to defend and preserve artisinal manufacturing. Its interest in authentic production is similarly central to Paul Causse's company, drawing parallels between the two upscale spheres.

Bruno Pavlovsky, president of fashion at Chanel, hopes to continue the Causse legacy that began in 1892, "Maison Causse has rare traditional expertise that we wanted to preserve. Through this acquisition, we are sustaining excellence in glove-making in France."