DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT: Lucy Folk

Our first Designer Spotlight for 2020 is Maman favourite, Lucy Folk.  A Goldsmith by trade, Founder and Creative Director Lucy Folk has made a name for herself with signature interpretations of her favourite things, all of which co-exist in the most harmonious way. Folk’s handmade jewels, Italian made eyewear, playful accessories and resort inspired apparel create a subtle sense of luxury with timeless wearability.

 

Occupying a universe where you can wear what you love and love how you live, Lucy Folk’s effortless charm, wit and playful beauty is a joy and loved by our Maman Women.

  

When did you first become interested in becoming a fashion/jewelry designer?

When I was in high school aged 16.  I took a class after school for half a year with a renowned jeweller Patsy Meares and loved it! We made all sorts of things. I still have some of the pieces. I am horrified by them ha! 

 

What sort of designs are you currently working on, and what is one of your favourite designs that you have ever done?

We are working on Resort 2021 and Pre Fall 2021. I love the anchovy cuff of course! 

 

Describe your personal style?

Comfortable, eclectic, textural, colourful. 

What was the best advice your Mum gave you?

To be who I am 

 

Style icons

Frida Kahlo 

 

We go to Paris once a year as a part of our major buying trip, what are your favourite places in Paris we need to go

Restaurants -  Vivant Deux, Clown Bar, Aux Deus Amis, Echizen Soba Togo (best soba noodles), Le Verre Vole and Anahi for steak 

Galleries –  Pompidou Centre, Palais du Tokyo, Louis Vuitton Fondation and Thaddaeus Ropac 

Shops -  Astier de Villatte, Galeries Lafayette Champs Elysée, The Broken Arm, Lemaire and Buly 1803 

Markets -  Marche Aux Puces ( Paul Bert Serpette), Organic Market  on Blvd Raspail in St Germain on a Sunday and of course Marche Enfants Rouge for a casual lunch 

Bars -  A martini at the Hemingway Bar at the Ritz, Serpent a la Plume and St Gervais for beers or Campari's on a sunny day 

 

Favourite Lucy Folk piece right now and why ...

I love the Phoenician Eyes earrings from the Earth Wind Fire Water collection. They make any outfit a bit more fun. I often carry them in my handbag to whip out if I have to go somewhere festive! 

 

What we can look forward to seeing from you next?

Lots of light and colour!