It’s a Montagut!

140 Years of French Savoir Faire



ISBN: 9782081513495 Category:

Cyrille Robin, Juliette Le Lorier


A beautifully-crafted history of Maison Montagut, creators and innovators of the finest French knitwear.

Experts in luxurious knitwear, Maison Montagut holds a unique place in fashion; their knits embody the essence of French chic, without ostentation.

This volume retraces the history of the family business, internationally renowned for 140 years, from southern France to China. A pioneer in the silk industry since 1880, Montagut produced women’s stockings between the world wars. After World War II, Montagut transformed itself into a knitwear company and developed the innovative fil lumière-luminous thread-used to create unique polos for men and women that were a hit first with baby boomers and then in Asia.

Today, the sixth-generation Maison Montagut’s brand concept has expanded to refined, timeless decorative objects for the home, travel accessories, and baby gifts, in addition to its fashion line. This beautifully crafted volume-celebrating Maison Montagut’s venerable history and exciting contemporary collaborations-is a tribute to their innovative and creative designs.

Additional information

Weight 1234 g
Dimensions 23.8 x 32.7 cm
Publisher name Flammarion S.A.
Publication date 1 November 2020
Number of pages 176
Format Hardback
Dimensions 23.8 x 32.7 cm
Weight 1234 g


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Cyrille Robin is a photographer whose work, imbued in nostalgia, has been commissioned by prestigious fashion and design brands including Balenciaga, Balmain, Burberry, Cire Trudon, and Printemps.

Juliette Le Lorier is a regular contributor to magazines including Marie Claire Enfants and Vivre Paris. She cofounded the creative agency Paris Telex, which accompanies inspiring companies such as Revol, Farrow & Ball, Ibride, and Designerbox in developing their brand identity.