Forging ahead and building his fresh, independent fashion label, Cool TM, Thomas Monet offers an example of what’s emerging, even in an environment of global crisis.
Monet will present a collection at Paris Men’s Fashion Week for the first time, bringing an example of how new propositions can be built from lessons of the past — while also being molded by the constraints of the present crisis.
The designer has 15 years of fashion experience under his belt at brands as diverse as Yiqing Yin, Balmain, Daniel Cremieux and Faith Connexion.
He worked with Christophe Decarnin at Balmain and Olivier Rousteing was a schoolmate at the ESMOD fashion school in Paris.
Not long ago, he took a pause from the fast pace of fashion design and embarked on a period of travel and reflection.
“The rhythm had been extremely dense and