Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant


Agnelle

Leather gloves
30 boulevard de la République
87200 Saint-Junien
Limousin

Tel : +33 (0)5 55 02 13 53

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Founded in 1937, this company is situated in the historical centre of French glove-making, in Saint-Junien.

"Agnelle” makes leather gloves for well-known haute-couture fashion houses such as Dior or Jean-Paul Gaultier and for fashion designers. Each glove is made using traditional methods, requiring over five hours of meticulous work.

 

The skins are tanned in a special way and are then stretched and prepared. The glove is traced out with chalk on the leather, using a cardboard model. Then, the skins are cut and then the parts are assembled by seamstresses who hand-stitch them, or on machines, depending on the leather’s grain.   Finishing details, lining and shaping complete this meticulous work.

 

Every year, the workshop creates a new collection in line with fashion trends. Its creations are then distributed throughout the world via a large network of leather goods sellers.