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Guillaume Henry on Creating His First Jean Patou Design for Juliette Binoche

NEW BEGINNINGS: Guillaume Henry has created his first look for Jean Patou, and in line with the house’s legacy of dressing Hollywood stars, he chose a red carpet to unveil it.
The designer dressed Juliette Binoche in a light blue silk gown with cutout shoulders for the premiere of her film “Who You Think I Am” on Sunday night at the Berlin International Film Festival, where she is also president of the jury.
Henry and Patou chief executive officer Sophie Brocart teased an image of the French actress getting ready on their Instagram accounts on Tuesday. Henry said he was friendly with Binoche’s stylist, Jonathan Huguet, and spontaneously decided to work with the pair on a custom creation.
“We did it even though we barely have a working atelier, so it’s our first official outing, but it’s a one-off. It was an opportunity to accompany Juliette in an important moment for her, to give Patou a new lease of life and to warm up for the relaunch of the brand. There hadn’t been a Patou dress since 1987,” he told WWD.
Indeed, Henry is the first designer to head the house since Christian Lacroix’s tenure, which ended when he set up his own label

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