Presented in partnership with in partnership with VAMFF as part of the Art Program and the Alliance Française de Melbourne, the new collection by French Couture designer, Delphine Genin, will be exhibited at the heritage Eildon Mansion gallery space in an intimate showcase of fine French craftsmanship and delicate embroidery.
Join us for the official opening night where you will have the unique opportunity to discover the new collection by DELPHINE GENIN with a glass of sparkling, and an exclusive talk with the designer herself. A selection of imagery and tools will also be on display to allow guests to learn more about the design process, embroidery techniques and the savoir-faire of French couture.
Delphine’s new collection is inspired by the Paris opera house – the Palais Garnier. After having seen a ballet at the Palais Garnier in the 60s, the designer’s parents were inspired by the main ballerina, Delphine. A woman with a blend of purposeful determination and elegance, she continues to inspire DELPHINE GENIN designs years later.
Creative director, Delphine Genin trained at the prestigious embroidery atelier, L’École Lesage, in Paris before opening her own atelier at the Paris-end of Collins Street in Melbourne. During this exclusive event, guests will discover the secrets behind the design process, the art of embroidery and how innovation and tradition blend together.