At the young age of 20 Thomas Meyer, originally from Switzerland, envisaged a future in which people dressed in a different way, in clothes that helped generate positive feelings, affordable to all. And out of this dream Desigual was first born in 1984.
Ever since, it has emanated positivism, commitment, tolerance, constant improvement, innovation and fun. Because, as our first slogan claimed, Desigual is not the same.
Gérard Henon brand has the will to achieve its objectives and has now a team-support in Paris, a commercial network that conducts tours throughout France retailers, partners in France and overseas who relay the brand and its know-how. This revival also requires a wide and full of high quality products combining practicality and elegance, modernity and sustainability.
From small leather goods to travel bag, briefcases, computer-bags, purses and wallets for men, Gérard Henon offers innovative products, manufactured in fine high quality materials, made for use a modern use by current consumer.
IKKS, brand ready-to-wear, developed a trendy style with a strong personality. More than a product, IKKS is a concept that combines tradition, authenticity and creativity. IKKS is definitely a global brand, universal and international.
ISOTONER is a specialist in interior and exterior accessories. Slippers and Isotoner fashion accessories meet the unique combination of comfort, quality, technology and fashion trends.
It all began in 1970 when Daniel Raufast, who created KICKERS, stopped to look at a poster for HAIR, the American musical expressing a widespread desire for personal freedom.
Day after day, a whole generation bursting with energy was inventing an original way of life in tune with their new aspirations. The key words of this young generation determined to live their dreams to the full were:
INDEPENDENCE, OPTIMISM, IMAGINATION, ESCAPE.
Knirps umbrellas are conceived, designed and engineered in Germany, and that on its own is a guarantee of quality, safety and innovation. With our in-house engineering, research and design facilities, we are always looking to make our excellent products even better.
New and innovative materials were used, and daring constructions were created with many of them setting the standard for how umbrellas should be, like the first automatic version in 1965, and the new Knirps XI in 2004, the smallest Knirps of all time.