January 15, 2021

Pablo Taps French Actress Ana Girardot for Capsule

FAMILY AFFAIR: Pablo, the sister line of French fashion brand Gérard Darel, has tapped actress Ana Girardot to design a capsule collection that will launch in early September.
Girardot at a recent preview of the line at a hôtel particulier in Montmartre in the north of Paris said former Pablo collaborator and fellow actress Clémence Poésy encouraged her to take up the challenge. In terms of style muses, she credited her grandmother. “I hope it’s not going to age the brand’s image,” she laughed. “But I’ve always known where my inspiration comes from. She’s a true French woman, very elegant and laid-back, with a form of natural elegance and a knack for associations that I have always admired.”
Day options include bandanna-print dresses, chunky knits and a fleece-lined corduroy denim jacket with a bohemian vibe. After-dark items include a midnight-blue velvet jumpsuit that Girardot wore to a recent movie premiere, a cape dress and a little black dress with an open back. Her other personal favorites include a hooded cape coat embroidered with a constellation design climbing up the back. “When I’m wearing it, I feel like Peau d’Âne. You could wear anything underneath — even nothing at all,” said the actress, referring to

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