In1920 auntAgathe manufacturedumbrellasand parasols by hand usingageoldtechniques in herParis boutique. Twodecadeslater,Guy de Jean, youngnew wavestyliston a visitto Paris, met hisfuture wifeChristiane and createdthe label and the style of Guy de Jean.
Verysoon,due to the rapidexpansion of the business, Monsieur and Madame Guy de Jean movedto a smallvillage in the centre of France called“Donzy”, close to Paris and to the wellknownvillages of Pouilly-sur-Loire and Sancerre.
In 1990, Mr Pierre de Jean tookthe helmand gave the business a more international dimension. HiswifeCatherine quicklyjoinedhim.
Eversincethen,the collections, alwayshighlycreativeand varied,have neverstoppedevolving,alwaysgainingin originalityand elegance.New techniques, new ideas,the choiceof fabrics,the handles,the expertise and the style unique to Guy de Jean, all have contributedto the successand world-famousreputationof one of the greatestnamesin fashion