TrendWatch: Apres la Mort

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he French based couple designers, François Alary and Ophelie Klere make chic goth wear in a strict black and white palette. After the success of their label Dévastée, they just launched Apres la Mort, a micro unisex collection described as dark and morbid, the collection also has a strong sense of humor, adding smiley faces and other macabre jokes to the collection.

Who are you?

Ophélie Klère and François Alary, we express our imagination in different areas. Devastated is our most famous project.

How do you define your style?

Clothes in black and white for a woman who needs to stay chic and macabre in all circumstances. =)

What inspires you?

Abandoned houses, American cartoons of the 30s, mushrooms, some small cemeteries, a specific region of southern England, the Causses du Quercy, snail shells, underground pools, rocks shaped skull , the cypresses.

Where do you manufacture your products?

In France, exclusively.

Interview translated from lexception.com

Dévastée Summer 2012 Collection

More information at www.devastee.com

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Cyril Foiret

French Trendsetter, living & working in New York : art direction, trend forecasting, styling, designing is part of my daily.
PS: Sorry for my French, I don't pretend to be a writer and I know that my writing is not the best...