A FRENCH SUCCESS STORY

1971

Danièle and Gerard Darel create the house Darel.



1987

Opening of the first shop at 174, Boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris.

1996

The brand acquires Jackie Kennedy's famous necklace at Sotherby's. Symbol of the eternal feminine it becomes a classic. Photo: Jacques Lowe.

Inspired by the Kennedy heritage, Gerard Darel at the request of Unesco is the patron of the exhibition "Kennedy, the American dream".

She presents 150 photographs taken not Jacques Lowe, official photographer of the White House and friend of Kennedy. Photo: Jacques Lowe.

2003

Creation of the "24 hours" bag. The success is immediate for this model which is today iconic.

The house Darel acquired on Tuesday, May 27, 2003, the original of the famous "Questionnaire" of Marcel Proust put on auction at Drouot Paris, France.

This acquisition is a real favorite for a touching document that summarizes all the charm, sensitivity and spirit that represents the work of Marcel Proust.

So many values shared with Darel since its creation in 1971.

2010

A new tribute to a legendary woman: the house reissues the ecru sweater that Marylin Monroe wore in the movie "Let's make love".

Winter 2010 Campaign, Robin Wright not Peter Lindbergh.

2017

The Darel House inaugurates new boutiques internationally, New York, Los Angeles, Barcelona, London, etc.

2018

Spring-summer 2018 campaign with Charlotte Gainsbourg.