Julien Fournié, President and Creative Director, is a graduate of the École de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne.
The couturier worked with the most talented designers of previous generations. He collaborated with Jean-Paul Gaultier, John Galliano at Christian Dior, Alexander McQueen at Givenchy, Claude Montana….
He took over from the founder of Torrente Haute Couture as Artistic Director.
Julien Fournié went on to discover the popularity and taste for high and ultra-luxury in Asia while working in the region.
He created in Paris (France) his fashion house in 2009.
While respecting the tradition of Haute Couture, Julien Fournié has also forged new partnerships. He collaborated with high-tech giants such as Dassault Systèmes and Apple.
The creator of Haute Couture was thus able to digitize the creation, design and personalization of his Haute Couture pieces and his handbags.
The couturier has introduced a new process of fabrication. The clients are not just spectators of the creative process. They have become actors in the unique experience of creating a Haute Couture garment. Wherever they are.
The Julien Fournié House
With over twenty collections, Julien Fournié has created a recognizable and well known style. He is able to cater to this particularly demanding clientele in terms of creativity, quality and service to create Haute Couture garment.
Julien Fournié’s creations are intended for a very high-end clientele. Theses clients seek the uniqueness of the garment. They want a personalized service and a privileged relationship with the couturier.
Since 2009 Maison Julien Fournié has been presenting its Haute Couture collections in Paris twice a year.
As of 2011, Julien Fournié became a regular guest in the official Haute Couture calendar in Paris.
In January 2017, following the sponsorship of the Chambre Syndicale, the French Ministry of Industry granted Julien Fournié the Haute Couture label.
The Julien Fournié Fashion House thus joined an exclusive club that includes only fifteen names in the world of ultra-luxury.
The history of Julien Fournié’s handbags
These luxury handbags are shaped in one or two copies only and are made in the purest respect of the best craftsmanship.
These high end handbags have so far being reserved to the Haute Couture customers. They wished to acquire these accessories together with the outfit they complete.
Today every woman can adopt these Haute Couture handbags. They can embellish their own looks with these handcrafted accessories.
“Today, I would like all women to have access the accessories which I design for my runway shows and presentations”.Julien Fournié
Patent leathers, precious leathers, exotic leathers, meticulous metalwork make these luxury handbags real adornments.
“ With its reasonable size, the Premier handbag can contain the precious objects which women need to keep close to them. This handbag will quickly become like a talisman for the woman who adopt it.”Julien Fournié
Maison Julien Fournié Haute Couture pay attention to ensuring that its development is carried out in an environmentally friendly manner.
Julien Fournié has tried to minimize the environmental impact of its production over the last seasons. It has established a tracability program of the materials (fabrics, leather, embroidery…) used in order to guarantee the origin and the conditions of production.
The house favours local suppliers as well as natural and biodegradable materials to limit its carbon footprint.