Episode 79: Thomas & Matthieu Lafont talks to Olivier Guyot about “Heritage Meets Innovation” FR
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Join us on a captivating journey into the world of luxury eyewear as Olivier Guyot, Editor-in-Chief France of Fashion Network, sits down with two exceptional guests, Thomas and Matthieu Lafont, representing Lafont, a French family-owned luxury eyewear maison.

In this episode, we delve into the core of Lafont’s heritage, innovation, and the challenges they navigate in the dynamic eyewear industry. Discover the many facets that make Lafont standout in this competitive industry and their unwavering commitment to being a family business crafting eyewear exclusively in France.

In an industry marked by the ascent of licensing giants, we explore how Lafont, as an independent house, maintains its creative edge and sourcing integrity. We also dive into their "Creative Upcycling" initiative, their eco-responsible approach, and their strategies for research and development as an SME.

The Lafont brothers offer insights into consumer trends and how they attract export clients while maintaining their visibility. Gain a unique perspective on the post-COVID dynamics in the eyewear sector and learn about Lafont's strategies for ensuring continuity and independence in the years ahead.

Don't miss out on this enlightening episode celebrating Lafont's enduring legacy and innovative spirit in the luxury eyewear landscape.
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