Lousion d'Or is the brainchild of Emilie Lhoste. Based in London, Lhoste designs and creates the range of accessories in her studio and has been in business since 2012. I caught up with Lhoste following the buzz of her scarf making headlines and to find out more about her and her business.
|Emilie in her studio|
When did you first begin creating accessories?
I started to design accessories when I was a child :) I started to do this in France when I left the airline industry to work on my own and make my design dream a reality.
We moved in London in 2012 and after one year, the time needed to be sure the children were settled in, I decided to launch Louison d'Or - Name representing Louison, Oscar and Romeo, my children.
What is the inspiration behind starting your own line of accessories?
I always liked to create things and I love fabrics. I am always in search of comfortable designs, and I try to keep my creations both trendy and chic. I use a large range of materials and colours, then I play with them. My workshop is my creative bubble.
What influences your designs?
I am always inspired by people, culture, nature, and as I am half French, half Italian living in UK, I believe these 3 countries give me the inspiration to create beautiful things..
Dolce vita and design from Italy, elegance and romanticism from France and finally the dynamism and creativity from England! I am lucky I love these countries so much!
What do you think about Theresa May's fashion choices and sense of style?
I admire people who own their choices. I think Theresa May is a charismatic woman and she has a strong personality. We can feel it in her voice, in the look in the eyes, and of course in her great sense of style.
Politics is a serious job, and to dress how she likes, displaying her personal and original style gives her some fun and a sense of freedom. I was privileged to see her wearing my faux fur collar in Davos!