Olympia Le Tan

Parisian designer Olympia Le Tan has art in her genes, daughter of the French book illustrator Pierre Le-Tan, meaning that design and books were a household staple. She honed her skills working for Karl Lagerfeld in Chanel’s design studio then collaborated with Balmain. In 2009 she launched her first book clutch collection which became a ‘must have’ of recent years. Her most recent collaborations include a clutch line for Marc Jacobs – another success in her relatively short career.


August 29th 2014

Olympia Le-Tan Collaborates With Chocolatier Pierre Marcolini

To celebrate Marcolini’s new Haute Chocolaterie boutique on the Rue de Saint-Honoré in Paris’s historic 1st arrondissement, Olympia Le-Tan has designed two very special limited-edition boxes filled with either 17 of her favourite sweet treats or 12 handmade macarons. Based on the book-shaped packaging for Le-Tan’s frequently sold-out, embroidered literary clutch bags, the bright pink…

June 12th 2014

4TUNE #09: Olympia Le-Tan

We’re up to number 9 in our series of designer playlists with Olympia Le-Tan contributing to this edition. We’ve always had a soft spot for Olympia’s beautifully crafted, literature inspired clutches and as a former DJ we were very keen to have her contribute to the series. Olympia’s mix translates the quirky magic of her…