We shall have the Right to Couture,
those things made by human hand.
This right supports artisans around the world
who earn a living through centuries-old traditional crafts.
|Murano Glass Vase|
Lace-makers, glassblowers, embroiderers,
hat milliners, weavers, fabric dyers,
shoemakers, and so on.
|French Alencon Lace (18th c.) is the 5th most-valued lace in the world.|
Parisian Paradox is a group that strives to
protect the haute couture artisans,
such as Jean-Francois Lesage, the last Parisian embroiderer.
|Louboutin's Marie Antoinette shoe|
hand-embroidered by the House of Lesage.
|Embroidery done by hand.|