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12.07.20

"My vocation was born from leather hand made stitching"

by Yosuke SHIBUYA

It has been over ten years since Yosuke Shibuya first set foot inside Maison Jean Rousseau’s Japanese workshop. Extremely demanding, Yosuke is the first craftsman we think of when a client commissions a bespoke watch bracelet or leather product. Dropping his usual res …

10.27.20

3 QUESTIONS TO MR FUKUSHIMA, VICE-PRESIDENT OF EYE EYE ISUZU

Since 2015, Jean Rousseau has been working closely with Japanese retailer Eye Eye Isuzu in Takamatsu, Shikoku. This partnership, which led to the realisation of watchstraps and small leather items, is characterized by the importance of custom-made manufacture. Mr Fukush …

09.11.20

3 QUESTIONS TO BETH HANNAWAY, HEAD OF FINE WATCHES AND FINE JEWELLERY AT HARRODS

In September 2020, Maison Jean Rousseau entered one of the most prestigious stores in the world: Harrods. In the heart of Harrods’s Fine Watches department, Jean Rousseau displays a selection of more than 300 handmade watch straps and offers a customisation service wi …

02.04.20

3 QUESTIONS TO PRANEETH RAJSINGH, FROM MING

MING is a young horological collective formed three years ago by six watch lovers from around the world under the leadership of Ming Thein. Together, they draw from over 80 years of total experience collecting fine timepieces. Jean Rousseau and MING have been partners e …

07.02.20

3 QUESTIONS TO CLAIRE HUMEN, TECHNICAL AND PRODUCTION DIRECTOR OF THE US JEAN ROUSSEAU ATELIER

Claire Humen is the technical and production director of the US Jean Rousseau Atelier. Together with the craftspeople team, they give life to many clients’ wishes. Today, she explains what skills customisation requires and how Jean Rousseau makes sure it meets its cli …

05.19.20

Our custom-made offer allies an exceptional handmade know-how and a unique sense of customer service

by Pascal Dupenloup

Custom-made items are an important part of our work. It is not a coincidence since we are doing our best to develop a customization offer of very high quality. To begin, this offer is exhaustive. We have always cultivated the respect of tradition while constantly pushin …

04.29.20

3 QUESTIONS TO MAHESH CHAUHAN, FINE LEATHER CRAFTSMAN AT JEAN ROUSSEAU

Mahesh Chauhan is one of the two fine leather craftsmen at Jean Rousseau London. Specialised in making bespoke watchstraps, he also realises small leather goods such as credit card holders, comb sleeves and wallets. Today, he explains how precise his work is.

01.15.20

MAISON JEAN ROUSSEAU: 65 YEARS OF KNOW-HOW

by Jacques & Anaïs Bordier

In 2019, Maison Jean Rousseau celebrated 65 years of its know-how of excellence. On this occasion, its President, Jacques Bordier, and its brand director, Anaïs Bordier, review the history of this French local Maison with an international destiny.

12.11.19

Our authenticity makes us unique and proud

by Jacques Bordier

An obvious word comes to mind to describe the approach and commitment of Maison Jean Rousseau: authenticity. In our modes of operation, in our fabrication processes, in our relationships with our clients and among colleagues, authenticity is a ruling principle.

11.04.19

3 QUESTIONS TO MARK CHO, CO-FOUNDER OF THE ARMOURY

Mark Cho is the co-founder of menswear brand The Armoury and co-owner of the London-based maker and haberdasher Drake’s. In the recent years, Mark Cho and Jean Rousseau have been collaborating many times over custom-made straps and leather items.

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