Editorials

My name is...

Apr 24, 2018 Edito Women

What do Richard Quinn, Erdem, Questche and A.W.A.K.E. have in common? The 90s, era in which all of their designers grew up. At the time pop culture was all about ...

Y/Project, Born to be Wild

Mar 30, 2018 Edito Unisex

From the roaring of an engine – underground gang style – to the soothing freedom nature allows, the path is simple. Just keep your mind and arms open to adventure. ...

New lines, new season

Feb 28, 2018 Edito Men

Spring is upon us, and we say « Yes sir! ». Soon after conjugating graphic bodies in a feminine fashion, Leclaireur unveils their masculine reflection. Everything is made of shapes ...

Graphic bodies

Feb 13, 2018 Edito Women

It only takes a line to redefine a whole silhouette, making it more graphic, projecting it into the world, going against natural shapes to create new ones. This Spring lines ...

Richard Quinn's floral fantasies

Feb 09, 2018 Edito Women, Art & Design

Magnified floral prints, asymmetric cuts, velvet or printed bodysuits, British designer Richard Quinn invites his poetic, kinda-dark and always vibrant vision at Leclaireur Hérold.Read more

Get Into the Groove

Dec 20, 2017 Edito Men

Welcome, dear Winter, how lovely to see you again. We mean it. Is it our fault if your simple presence is enough to send us into an oblivious longing for ...

Surprise!

Nov 27, 2017 Edito

Each day that goes by at Leclaireur is different, each week brings up the unexpected. We’re grateful. Because while we do like to turn any given challenge into a mission, ...

THE ILLUSIONIST

Nov 23, 2017 Edito Women

Let there be light! We want you stimulated, magnetized even. Do we have your attention? The eye naturally reacts to colors, textures, reliefs and reflections. It loves to notice differences, ...

Bohemian Rhapsody

Nov 14, 2017 Edito Men

In the foggy streets of November we wander, plunging into an edito that bears a strong English accent, and that comes inspired by the inter-war period, the feel of secret ...

Neverland

Oct 31, 2017 Edito Women, Men

What if Fashion were but a constant invitation to connect with our inner child?

New Waves

Sep 29, 2017 Edito Women

A number of new names have recently caught our eye. Aalto, BESFXXK, Blindness and Rokh are the kind of up-and-coming brands that make our heart race for all the right ...

Blade Runner : the Man Machine

Sep 27, 2017 Edito Men, Art & Design, Decor

Year 0. Lightyears away, a distant planet holds the promise of a new life. Free and unbound, it carries the legacy of a number of designers.

Tutti Frutti

Sep 19, 2017 Edito Art & Design, Decor, Men, Women

Summer is knocking at our door, and as usual, most of us are ungratefully already letting our minds stray… Dreamy, exotic destinations, prophesying foreign aromas, intense colors and bundles of ...

Muse in the Making

Aug 25, 2017 Edito Women

The Muse inspires, she’s on a mission, looking to connect our world and that of the artist, looking to create the link between him and his yet-to-be piece…

Summertime, and the Living is Easy

Jul 26, 2017 Edito Men

Join Leclaireur and photographer Julien Benhamou, after our last epic sessions with François Alu and Juliette Guernez on an adventure with dancer Mickaël Lafon. Whereto, you ask? The banks of ...

Alien : Convenant. Space Dreamers

Jul 06, 2017 Edito Men

In 1979, Ridley Scott, then just an unknown director, set his Alien free to invade the big screen. Which it did. The eighth passenger and its strange relationship with Sigourney ...

Sci-Fi Double Fiction

May 16, 2017 Edito Women

Imagine the curious cabinet of a whimsical, imaginative scientist with a passion for fashion… He’s been busy, shaping and reshaping the body, tightening it, cinching the waist, puffing up the ...

The Return of the Spaceboy’s Return

Apr 28, 2017 Edito Men

See the line where the red sky hits arid lands? Feel the unforgiving winds of change?See the lifted edges of a Kijima Takayuki hat?A new world to explore.

Leclaireur 17, Timeless Refinement

Apr 07, 2017 Edito Unisex

From hedonism to craftsmanship, Leclaireur’s 2017 Spring/Summer capsule collection was born with sobriety, quality and sensible fabrics in mind. As a start, seven shirts were created in collaboration with the ...

Back to the Future – Springtime Edition

Mar 22, 2017 Edito Women

“That’s a wrap, everybody! ». And in one swift movement, winter’s final clap was heard.

In Between Days

Feb 28, 2017 Edito Men

Spring is in the air.Divergence, unforeseen associations, unpredictable statements: who needs expectations?

Simon Ghraichy, Opening Borders

Jan 24, 2017 Edito Men

Here at Leclaireur, we enjoy meeting new people and everlasting friendships.In 2016, we met Julien Benhamou, the Parisian Opera official photographer and movement expert. From that confluence, were born three ...

Miyake, Thoughts in Motion

Jan 19, 2017 Edito Men

Miyake embodies Descartes’ words and take it up a notch. He acts, therefore he is..Projecting his whole spirit towards tomorrow, the Miyake man lets time take its course. Thoughts decanting ...

Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Dada

Jan 13, 2017 Edito Men

“I demand a new world!” shouts the Dada man.2017 has come, and his very thoughts point towards what might become of tomorrow.

No More Rules

Jan 03, 2017 Edito Women

2017 est déjà là, et avec elle, une cohorte de nouvelles directions possibles. Alors welcome la précision. Bienvenue à la planification du hasard. Enfreignons les règles. Cet hiver laissons nos ...

Take a Walk on the Bright Side

Nov 16, 2016 Edito Men

A new dawn, a new day.Four walls, illuminated by a splurge of wide, open and white light. A man stands, an antique figure of sorts, with the regal posture of ...

Autumn Is Coming

Aug 29, 2016 Edito Women

The blazing sun of August is intent on keeping our minds warm and our hearts glowing, but Autumn is shedding its first leaves upon the lawns and the asphalt of ...

Bodegita

Aug 11, 2016 Edito Men

The sun, the heat, a soft breeze: summer is here and, with it, our dreams of distant travels, far, far away. Join the body’s liberation movement with a cool, light ...

Shine Bright Like Juliette Gernez

Jul 04, 2016 Edito Women

Photographer Julien Benhamou has the uncanny ability to grasp more than just bodies, more than the space that surrounds them, in his shots. His lens cuts deep through matter and ...

Classic Training

Jun 16, 2016 Edito Men

You’ve met such people. Exhilarating, fascinating, moved by an untamable fire, hungry for life.You’ve seen such places. Deliriously huge and empty, yet alive with the inspiration and power filling up ...

Layer-0, Modern Dreaming, from Scratch

May 26, 2016 Edito Men

Nestled in the countryside of la bella Italia, Alessio Zero is busy. Busy making clothes, busy making shoes, busy creating images that articulate his unique vision and voice, and express ...

Julien Benhamou – Show of Strength

May 19, 2016 Edito Men

Benhamou captures the chiseled and powerful finesse of the masculine body.Because he knows – and he does indeed – how to capture the unique and exhilarating relationship between the body, ...

Dancing in the Streets

Apr 14, 2016 Edito Men

A modern dandy who knows no frontier; an explorer of the asphalt. Reconnecting with his freedom of movement, he exults – basking in the sun.Moving from shadow to light, from ...

Asphalt Jungle

Mar 17, 2016 Edito Art & Design, Decor, Men, Women

The kind of sun-streaked day that makes us hungry to explore… Protective layers of luxurious urban wear adorn our skating duo through their concrete escapades in Saint Ouen. Backpacks, bombers ...

Peace Love Paris 2015-2016

Jan 05, 2016 Edito Women, Men

Leclaireur loves it when time slows down.These last days, the sun has graced us with its warmth… The pace slowed to a linger… A hint of chill in the air, ...

Behind Whispering Mirrors

Dec 30, 2015 Edito Women, Men, Art & Design, Decor

Comme une caverne aux merveilles, nichée derrière sa porte cochère historique, Leclaireur Hérold s’offre à ceux qui savent rêver, projeter, associer les pièces fortes et les points de vue uniques.Deux ...