Provenance

Sophie Hallette

Caudry, France

  • Founded: 1887
  • Employees: 350
  • Directors: 1

For more than 130 years, in Northern France, Sophie Hallette has been weaving tulles and laces on hundred-year-old Bobbinet and Leavers looms.

  • Claims
    • handmade
    • Creating or selling products made by hand from start to finish.

    • high quality raw materials
    • Using materials made with basic ingredients, materials or substances of very good quality.

    • locally-made
    • Production restricted to a particular area.

    • sourced responsibly
    • Obtained with social and environmental considerations when managing supplier relationships.

    • vertically integrated
    • Having full ownership of one's supply chain.

    • design for reuse
    • Design for more than just one life and optimized for disassembly.

    • bespoke
    • Custom-made from start to finish.

    • family-owned business
    • Operating with two or more family members involved, and the majority of ownership lies within a family.

    • limited edition
    • Limited to a specific number of copies.

    • made to last
    • Highly durable and made to withstand wear and tear.

    • no animal cruelty
    • Producing without inflicting physical pain, suffering or death on an animal.

    • responsible sourcing
    • Maintaining social and environmental considerations when managing supplier relationships.

  • Values
    • authenticity
    • Sourcing from undisputed origins or producing with signature methods.

    • craftsmanship
    • Creating or producing with a high level of skill.

    • heritage
    • Passing down objects or qualities from previous generations.

    • creativity
    • The use of imagination or original ideas to create things.

    • family
    • A bond existing within a group of people mutually associated with each other.

    • quality
    • Meeting the minimum standard or higher, required to satisfy customer needs.

    • sustainability
    • Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

    • education
    • The theory and practice of passing and acquiring knowledge.

  • Striped two-tone lace inspired by sailor stripes

    Striped two-tone lace inspired by sailor stripes

    London, United Kingdom

  • Bobbinet tulle

    Bobbinet tulle

    London, United Kingdom

  • The technical designer

    The technical designer

    France

  • The drafter

    The drafter

    France

  • The colorist

    The colorist

    France

  • The inspector

    The inspector

    France

Collaborators (1)