New brand of lingerie, swimwear and homewear, La Nouvelle designs pieces that reveal themselves discreetly as fashion accessories to complete an outfit. Designed in France, each pieces are the result of a meticulous selection of fabric and found their inspiration in contemporary culture of their designer Alix de Moussac.
Who are you?
Alix de Moussac, stylist and co-founder of La Nouvelle.
How did you start in fashion?
As far as I can hold a pen, I have always drawn women and clothes. I always wanted to do this job : no option !
How would you define your style?
Sober, understated elegant, feminine and natural.
What inspires you?
A painting, a music, a tapestry, a movie : it's wide, everything to will generate an emotional thing to me. I am particularly inspired by the 60's and the 70's and their aesthetics and icons such as Nico, Marianne Faithfull, Anna Karina, Catherine Deneuve, Charlotte Rampling…
A few words about this collection...
The "Beau Rivage" collection is inspired by the french novel of Françoise Sagan "Bonjour Tristesse". La Nouvelle immerses itself in the melancholic atmosphere of the 60's. The action takes place in Marseille, in the winter sun. Behind the window of a shed, our heroin observes the see, nonchalant, happy and dreaming.
What's your favorite piece in our selection?
The Angèle set in White Lace fabric.
What are you most proud of?
Of my little family and of La Nouvelle, my 3rd child.
Where do you manufacture your products?
In France and in Morocco.
Where can we find your collection?
In our stockists in France, Italy, Benelux, Switzerland, Germany, Greece and online on www.lexception.com
If your brand was a music, a movie, a cocktail...
A music : A tears go - Marianne Faithfull A movie : Jules & Jim - Truffaut A cocktail : a Vesper Martini