ROOM 502 x SAINT JAMES
Nov. 23rd, 2021 –
Welcome to our new collaboration for Winter 2021 with Room 502. The capsule collection features two nautical sweaters and a Breton striped shirt, all produced in our Normandy atelier in the village of Saint James. Sophie Theallet, the award-winning designer behind the Room 502 label, brings a French Couture twist to Saint James' iconic wardrobe staples. Sophie's creations have been seen on Paris Fashion Week runways, saluted by Couture designers including Azzedine Alaïa and Jean-Paul Gaultier, and enjoyed by high-profile customers such as Megan Markle and First Lady Michele Obama.
ROOM 502 is an Ethical & Responsible Womenswear Designer Brand. Fusing American Pragmatism with the Knowledge of French Couture. Limited Edition Pieces at discreet prices keeping with the ‘savoir-faire’ of a well designed and crafted silhouette. Created by “Award Winning Designer'' Sophie Theallet in response to the messages of Empowerment received from her private clients. With a direct-to-consumer approach that is truly engaged and that counters passive consumption.
“ROOM 502 is a line that supports the use of responsible & ethically-sourced materials, production and labor. This approach reflects a growing desire amongst the women in my life, whether friends, family or private clients, who care deeply about what they consume and how we impact the world we live in today.” - Sophie Theallet
About Sophie Theallet:
French designer Sophie Theallet graduated from the renowned Studio Bercot in Paris, where she won the National Young Designer Award. She honed her craft as a young designer for the legendary Jean-Paul Gaultier and as the right-hand to Azzedine Alaia for a decade. The launch of Sophie’s eponymous label in 2007 was highly-anticipated, and she went on to win the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in 2009 and the Woolmark Prize for the US in 2012. Sophie’s clients have included many celebrity fashion icons as well as First Lady Michelle Obama. Her signature look is marked by femininity, ease, sensuality and craftsmanship.
ROOM 502 X Saint-James.
We are thrilled to share our Collaboration with a Heritage Brand like Saint James.
The company that produces the original & iconic striped sailor sweater in France since 1889. Together, we share the values of authenticity, savoir-faire and timelessness...
It is an honor that they asked Sophie Theallet for ROOM 502 to give it a twist!