Provençal Fabrics with Les Olivades

At Les Olivades, the flowers and the colors of Provence adorn fabrics, creating patterns as contemporary as they are traditional.
By Caroline Taret

This small family business located in Saint-Etienne de Grès, a few kilometers from Saint-Rémy de Provence, is one of the landmarks of “Made in France” printed fabric design: the Boudin family and their specialized workers continue the tradition of Provence “indiennes” , distinctive and instantly recognizable fabrics from the region. Their secret, to preserve tradition while developing contemporary prints: floral patterns are as classic as they are graphic, and decorate rolls of fabric for shirts or accessories for the home. Jean-François Boudin welcomes us to his factory and recounts the adventure that continues to charm the whole world.

To discover nearby

Saint-Rémy de Provence

This chic little town invites you to sample the art of living, between eclectic restaurants and interiors stores. Losing your way there is a pleasure not to miss.

Baux de Provence

With its impressive medieval architecture, it’s a village worth discovering and the beginning of a journey through the villages of the Alpilles region.

Lillamand Confectionary in Saint-Rémy de Provence

A true Provencal tradition to discover, thanks to the Lillamand family who welcome you to their workshop-factory in Saint-Rémy.

Eygalières

This little villages at the start of the Alpilles is much appreciated for its authenticity, that seduces more and more celebrities… It’s one of Provence’s prettiest villages!

 

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Olivades
Chemin des Indienneurs
13103 Saint-Etienne du Grès
www.lesolivades.fr 


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