Designer Jacques Esterel with model Bibelot at 
Kai Tak airport in 1968. Photo: SCMP
Designer Jacques Esterel with model Bibelot at Kai Tak airport in 1968. Photo: SCMP
Fashion

For French fashion designer Jacques Esterel, Chinese women were ‘among the most elegant in the world’

  • Jacques Esterel visited the city in 1969 to inspect a collection he was having made under licence by local company Lotus
  • The designer, who counted Chanel and Courreges as peers, believed fashion was ‘something which every woman can enjoy’

Designer Jacques Esterel with model Bibelot at 
Kai Tak airport in 1968. Photo: SCMP
Designer Jacques Esterel with model Bibelot at Kai Tak airport in 1968. Photo: SCMP
READ FULL ARTICLE