Benjamin Jézéquel was born in 1985. He has a stylist formation and has worked for Pierre Hardy. He created is first collection in 2013.
Who are you?
Benjamin Jézéquel, I am 29 years old. I am the founder and designer of a trademark in my name, created in 2013. I have long practiced drawing and painting before going into fashion.
How did you start in fashion?
By elimination, I hesitated between design, illustration, photography, video ... The fashion has emerged as a synthesis of all those disciplines.
How would you define your style?
Simple as a whole, studied into details.
What inspires you?
Geometric illusions, the contrasting colors of Frank Stella or Bernard Frize, fabrics which have visible and perfect texture or structure.
A few words about this collection...
It offers exceptional fabrics : japanese honeycomb for hoodies and sweaters, and for tshirts a portuguese jersey which is mercerized with a mechanical process, not chemical, that ranks it in the biological fabrics.
What's your favorite piece in our selection?
The burgundy Vesuvius tshirt for the geometric effect or the anhtracite hoodie for its simplicity.
What are you most proud of?
To have satisfied customers.
Where do you manufacture your products?
In Sofia, Bulgaria, in a small family business interested in technical cutouts I ask for, and voluptuous materials I bring to him.
Where can we find your collection?
On L'Exception, on my website or in my studio in Paris in the Marais district.
If your brand was a music, a movie, a cocktail...
Q-tip Vivrant thing Drive for the director job A bottle of Brugal