A collection re-created from the Sonia Rykiel archive, focusing on the knits and stripes that are at the heart of the house. A tribute to Madame Rykiel, re-interpreted through the vision of Rykiel’s Artistic Director, Julie de Libran.
Exploring the values that were championed by Madame Rykiel for nearly five decades and that remain more relevant than ever for women around the world. That spirit is embodied in the freedom of movement, intellectual freedom, sensuality, humour and playfulness that comes of the pieces in the collection, first conceived by Madame Rykiel and now re-proportioned, re-coloured and re-imagined for today by Julie.
The pieces are sourced from and produced by the Italian knit factory Miles, based in Venice, with whom Sonia Rykiel have worked for 27 years using the finest Italian knitwear expertise, combined with the house’s signature Saint-Germain Parisian style. Buttons that appear throughout the collection feature the thumb-print of Mme Rykiel, discovered by Julie de Libran in the Miles archive and the ultimate personal imprint of her vision.