Today I interview Viola Jaeger, labelowner and fashion designer of Très Bonjour. 28 years old, born and grown up in Berlin, she studied at the Lette-Verein design school and showed her creations during the defilé “Deep Sea Geishas”, that took place in the VCF-Club (Berlin) in November 2008.
Très Bonjour creates luxury lingerie & swimwear, loungewear and accessories, made with latex. Very feminine, exuberant and passionate all at once.
The brand had publications in several german magazines, as Joy, Myself, Proud Magazine and also in Süddeutsche Zeitung, one of the biggest daily newspapers in Germany. Other pubblications are in international fashion blogs: Lucire (New Zealand), The Fashion Birdcage (Australia), Stylekingdom (Austria), Fem.com (Germany), Pimp Your Life (Germany), The Lingerie Post (Belgium), Land of Plenty (Germany), Rue de la lingerie (France)… and several more.
The band Bonaparte featured Très Bonjour couture lingerie and swimwear designs in their latest music video since february 2009 on Mtv Germany & Mtv Netherlands.


-Which are your favourite fashion designer/brand and why?
-I adore the designs of Hussein Chalayan and Alexander McQueen.

-How and when did your passion for fashion start?
-I already loved being creative when i was a child. Later I studied fashion design at reknown Lette-Verein in Berlin and last year I launched my own fashion label Très Bonjour, based in my hometown Berlin.

-What do you create?
-Me and my team are working with the extraordinary material latex in combination with feminine textile undergarment elements such as satin-ribbons, rhinestones or mousseline-frills.
Some of the key items of our collections are triangle-brassieres, kittenish panties and elaborate suspender belts as well as futuristic swimsuits. We also offer various styles of bodies, leggins and skirts as well as couture dresses and special custom designs. To accompany the collections there are our own accessories like mini-gloves, chokers and knee-high stockings; other accessories highlight in our Berlin showroom are the extraordinary hats by our designer friend Anja Seeberg, from Hat-Affairs Munich.


-Which is your creations style? How do you describe your collections?
-Couture lingerie by Très Bonjour is the secret weapon for special moments: feminine, exuberant and passionate all at once! Our aim is to create a completely new, extraordinary and sophisticated couture, lingerie and swimwear-look.

-How do your creations come into existence? Which are your inspirations?
-My hometown berlin inspires me everyday and i love the combinaion of fashion, music and art, so i love to visit galleries, music stores, art exhibitions and museums

-Are your creations on sale? How?
-All our designs are available in our showroom in the very heart of Berlin (Très Bonjour, Torstrasse 3, 10119 Berlin) as well as via our own webshop. One of our retailers is the famous “Darling Frivole“, an exclusive boutique for lingerie and little somethings in the very heart of Munich. the webshop exists one year, the opening of our Berlin showroom was in january 2009.


Pictures credits:
photography by Moritz Thau
couture lingerie & swimwear by Très Bonjour
hats & fascinators by Hat-Affairs

To contact Très Bonjour:
e.mail: mail@tresbonjour.de
web site: www.tresbonjour.de

Chi sono
Erica Ventura, fondatrice di StyleNotes.it, web writer, editor e blogger Amo il bello e provo a circondarmene in ogni aspetto della mia vita. Credo fermamente nell’utilità delle liste e che il mix vincente in ogni cosa sia composto da semplicità, equilibrio e un piccolo dettaglio a contrasto. La mia casa, il mio guardaroba e quel che metto nel piatto ne sono la conferma.

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