TIME BOMB X FRENCH DEAL

In the 90s, Lunatic, Oxmo Puccino, Pit Baccardi, Les X-Men, Jedi…were part of the Parisian collective Time Bomb.
Kamal Haussman, author of the book “TIME BOMB” published by Albin Michel, joined this hip hop collective at the age of 14. This book is his testimony on the epic of the collective that revolutionized French rap.

 

Kamal has chosen the French Deal house for its events, which is also deeply rooted in hip hop DNA.
Discover “Time Bomb” here.

 

JEEZY WEARS A TOTAL LOOK FRENCH DEAL

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 06: Rapper Jeezy and Jeannie Mai are seen leaving the Christian Siriano Fall Winter 2020 NYFW at Spring Studios on February 06, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images)

On the occasion of New York Fashion Week, the artist Jeezy wears a total French Deal look, at his side his wife Jeannie Mai, co-hoster of the talk show “The Real“.

He wore the Freestyle sweatshirt, the Freestyle Tuxedo pants as well as the Saharienne (soon available on our e-shop).

 

 

IAN MAHINMI WEARS FRENCH DEAL

French Deal co-founder Ian Mahinmi continues his NBA season with the Washington Wizards. For the pre-game and the Martin Luther King day, he wears the Perfect Comoe jacket from Volume 4.

During these last games, Ian Mahinmi excels in his performances and wears his team to great victories. Find details about his performances here.

 

THOMAS DOHERTY WEARS FRENCH DEAL IN THE 1883 MAGAZINE

Thomas Doherty, on the occasion of a photo shoot for the 1883 magazine wears the TUXEDO trousers of the French Deal house.

Discover Volume 4 here.

ROTIMI WEARS PRESTIGE

At the Starz Power ATL event at Phipps Plaza AMC in Atlanta on January 5th, Rotimi was wearing French Deal. The actor in the Power series, broadcast on Starz, wore the Prestige shirt.

Shop Volume 4 here.

TRIBUTE TO KOBE BRYANT

The entire French Deal team would like to pay tribute to a legend who has left us on this day. Our thoughts are with Kobe Bryant’s family and loved ones. A great man is leaving but leaves behind his strength and the generation that he inspired to persevere, work hard and believe in his dreams.

R.I.P. Kobe.

PRINCETON PEREZ WEARS FRENCH DEAL IN THE BELLO MAGAZINE

For its last issue in December, Bello Magazine highlighted Princeton Perez. The American singer and actor wears the French Coat and the Edifice jacket of the French Deal house during his photo shoot.

Discover all the pictures here.
Buy Volume 4 here.

SARKODIE WEARS FRENCH DEAL

For his latest performance, Ghanaian artist Sarkodie wears  the Perfect jacket from French Deal.

Discover Volume 4 here.

INTERVIEW OF STEEVEN KODJIA FOR THE KRAAL

Steeven Kodjia,  artistic director of French Deal met with the media The Kraal for an exclusive interview. In this interview he talks about the Volume 4 collection, its origins and its development. He also tells the story of the latest fashion film of the house “Volume 4” which won the BEST FASHION award at the International Fashion Film Festival of La Jolla.

Find his interview here.
Discover Volume 4.

 

LAY ZHANG WEARS A TOTAL LOOK FRENCH DEAL

Chinese artist Lay Zhang, also a member of the EXO boys band, opened the “Dream never rain” event in Asia on December 7. For this occasion, Lay dressed in a total French Deal look composed of the Sakassou jacket and the Cargo Pant in red loincloth.

Shop the total look here.

STEEVEN KODJIA ET LE MADE IN FRANCE

On December 2, Steeven Kodjia was one of the guests at the launch of the “Petit manuel bienveillant du made in France” written by the consulting firm Leherpeur Paris. On this occasion, the creator and artistic director of French Deal was able to share his experiences with the made in France and his expectations of it. Read the Fashion Network article about this event here.

“What I see among our customers is that Made in France is a notion that comes after the rest: people are above all in search of style, of the rare piece.”
Steeven Kodjia

THROWBACK TO THE FRENCH DEAL SHOW

For its very first fashion show during the June fashion week, the French Deal house is taking over the Palais de Tokyo. Her models walk the Ivorian territory in traditional contemporary outfits. Steeven Kodjia returns to the roots of her inspirations and offers us a colourful show that represents the French Deal man of today.

 

 

Rediscover the full show here.

ASHANTI

Dressed in a dipped lambskin leather, I  bring distinction to an outfit, and attract all eyes. My golden brass zip runs through my arms and surrounds me with an elegant and refined touch. Conceived under the wise touch of French craftsmen, I play between nobility and originality. 

Majestic, incomparable and singular, I am Ashanti.

Discover Volume 4 here.

PASCAL SIAKAM WEARS FRENCH DEAL

Pascal Siakam, NBA player at the Toronto Raptors wears French Deal. The 2019 NBA champion, dressed up with the Only Style Can Judge Me hoodie and the Essentiel jacket.

Shop his look here.

ESSENCE MAGAZINE X VOLUME 4

For its latest article, Essence Magazine, met Steeven Kodjia for an exclusive interview. The artistic director of French Deal, talks about his last fashion film paying tribute to Africa, and also about his roots and his culture.
We discover African fashion, less knowing and the vision and inspirations of French Deal through a new journey.

Read the full article here.
Watch the fashion film here.

FRENCH DEAL AND ITS FOUNDERS ON NOFI

The online magazine NOFI, highlights the French Deal house and its founders during its latest video. It features Ian Mahinmi, Ousmane Dabo and Steeven Kodjia, who talk about their careers, the brand and their inspirations. Mixing interviews and backstage images, the founders of French Deal share their background.

Portrait: Nofi X French Deal

Cette jeune marque française de luxe est le projet mode du designer Steeven Kodjia. Accompagné des ses associés, l'ancien international de football Ousmane Dabo et le basketteur NBA Ian Mahinmi, il prend avec le #Volume4 de FRENCH DEAL un virage important dans son positionnement. Fruit d'une quête culturelle et identitaire, cette collection est l'occasion de vous présenter ces entrepreneurs de la mode, dont vous avez forcément déjà aperçu le travail 😉

Publiée par NOFI sur Vendredi 18 octobre 2019

VOLUME 4 COLLECTION EXHIBITED AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

In the context of the protection of French know-how, leather jewellery fashion and tableware, the National Assembly is organising an exhibition from 7 to 11 October. On the occasion of the launch of the Volume 4 collection, French Deal will exhibit the photos of its new photo campaign, mixing fashion and homage to the origins of its artistic director; Africa.

Discover the fashion film Volume 4 here.

FRENCH DEAL’S FASHION FILM IN THE HYPE MAGAZINE

Discover French Deal’s fashion film in the Hype Magazine. Nominated at the London Fashion Film Festival in the “BEST MAJOR BRAND PRODUCTION” category, and awarded for “BEST FASHION” in La Jolla international fashion film festival, Volume 4 tells the story of a new fashion inspired by the roots of its designer, Steeven Kodjia.

Find the article of the Hype Magazine here.

Watch the film here.

ROTIMI WEARS CARACTÈRE

On September 8, the 10th edition of the One Music Fest was held in Atlanta. On this occasion, Rotimi, also actor in the Power series, wears the Caractère shirt of the French Deal house for his performance.

Find the Caractère shirt on our e-shop

FRENCH DEAL’S FASHION FILM IN THE HYPE MAGAZINE

Following French Deal’s victory for the “Best Fashion” award at the Fashion Film Festival of La Jolla in San Diego, The Hype magazine tells the story of fashion film and Steeven Kodjia’s approach. The founder of the company looks back at his different inspirations for this film, and its meaning.

The full article here.

(Re)Discover the fashion film Volume 4 here.

FRENCH DEAL’S FASHION FILM IS OUT

Award-winning at the international Fashion Film Festival in La Jolla in the “BEST FASHION” category, and nominated at the London Fashion Film Festival for the “BEST MAJOR BRAND PRODUCTION”, Volume 4, unveils the house’s latest collection with exclusive images shot in Abidjan.

Entirely made in Côte d’Ivoire, in Abidjan, the fashion film Volume 4 reveals the artistic director’s return to his roots. We travel, we discover, we learn with him. French Deal celebrates Africa and tells us the wonderful and painful story of the queen Abla Pokou ready for the greatest sacrifice to save her people. The strength of the Woman is put under the spotlight in the heart of the Baouli people’s Odyssey. The music is bewitching. The images are authentic. French Deal transcends and elevates us in the clouds of an ethnic mix.

Creative Director : Steeven KODJIA
Directed by : Urivaldo LOPES
Models : DSD MODEL AGENCY
Music by : Still Nas , Lerie SANKOFA & Armand N’GORAN
Translater : Valentine Ahou KOUAME
Interpreter 1  : Madeleine ZOUNDI
Interpreter 2 : Justine Boni AMOIN
Interpreter 3 : François Kouame KOUAKOU
Make-up artist : Vivi JOUTZ
Video assistants : Eddy DAGHER & Liviane BOUEDY
Photo stylist assistant : Julie GALLAND
Music creative director : SPIKE MILLER
Video editing : Boris BEYNET
Production manager : Patrick Edoorad KITAN
Logistics coordinator : Melissa BROU
Production assistant : Carl Stéphane TOURE
Baouli women : Mireille KRE, Suzane Abou N’GUESSAN, Marie KOFFI, Madeleine Aya AMANI, Zouzou Aya N’DA, Adrienne Bossoma N’GUESSAN, Odette Aya YEMAN, Edith Ahou KOUAKOU
Models : Steeven KODJIA, Alex APPIA, Olivier ATTIA, Fabrice DIA, Roland TRAORÉ, Charles BEUSEIZE

Thank’s to : Ian MAHINMI, Ousmane DABO, Patricia LERAT

THE FRENCH DEAL FASHION FILM NOMINATED FOR THE LONDON FASHION FILM FESTIVAL

After its victory at the international Fashion Film Festival of La Jolla in San Diego, French Deal will present its fashion film in London on September 13. Fashion Film Volume 4 is part of the selection of the London Fashion Film Festival and is nominated there in the “BEST MAJOR BRAND PRODUCTION” category.
Follow all of French Deal’s adventures in London on his Instagram account.

STYLE CARTEL CELEBRATES AFRICA WITH FRENCH DEAL

On the occasion of the first French Deal fashion show, the online magazine Style Cartel celebrates Africa and the history of French Deal. While presenting the different looks of the show, it tells the story of the French Deal house and its main source of inspiration for its latest collection Volume 4, the Baoulé people.

Find the article here.

French Deal Tour USA, second step #Washington


For the second step of the annual French Deal tour in the United States, Washington is an important, if not essential, city.

The creator of French Deal, Steeven Kodjia, has found his long-time friend and partner, Ian Mahinmi, in the American capital where he has been working for 3 years.

Steeven Kodjia presented his 4th opus to Washington Wizards players at the Four Seasons hotel. Bradley Bill, Dwight Howard, Bobby Portis, or Jabari Parker were then invited to discover a preview of the house’s new collection, Volume 4.

JACK GILINSKY WEARING ESSENTIEL IN THE LATE LATE SHOW

Jack & Jack, the iconic pop duo in the United States, were present on January 15 in James Corden’s Late Late Late Show, broadcasted on CBS.
For his performance, Jack Gilinsky decided to wear the Essentiel jacket of the French Deal house. Essentiel then lies in the era that suits him best, that of music.

You can find their performance here.

French Deal for Kihsan

To support Kihsan, an organization founded by Geoffrey Kondogbia, a charity event took place in Valence the last 19 December. Kihsan’s goal is to provide education for disadvantaged children in Central African Republic, which matters a lot to Geoffrey Kondogbia.

During this event, the footballer opted for a full French Deal look with the Prestige shirt and the Black Pant.

Discover the story of Kihsan here.

 

STEEVEN KODJIA BY YANN COUEDOR

French painter Yann Couedor, realizes here, the portrait of French Deal’s creator and art director, Steeven Kodjia.
Inspired by music, cinema and Pop art, this artist creates a unique and exclusive acrylic work.
Loving playing with the collage, Yann Couedor uses authentic elements, always inadequacy with the characters that he paints.

It was a great honour for the creator of French Deal to be represented by this talented artist.

To discover the extent of his talent, visit his website: http://www.yanncouedor.com/

 

MEN LIFE RHYTHM

FRENCH DEAL presents its new advertising campaign “Men life rhythm” uniting dance, sports and fashion.
This brand-name video highlights two of its founders, Ian Mahinmi and Ousmane Dabo.
Punctuated by dance and music, this campaign illustrates the meeting between these two sportsmen.
This artistic project reflects the definition of the French Deal man and the urban identity of the brand.

French Deal at Tranoï show

French Deal will be present at the Tranoï show in Paris from June 22nd to 24th, which will take place at the same time as the Paris Fashion Week Man.
The Tranoi is a hybrid trade show that serves as a showroom and art gallery simultaneously. This new showcase puts the spotlight on the unique French and international designers who exhibit their creations and their know-how.
On this occasion, the latest collections of the brand French Deal will be presented to fashion professionals. The future collection will also be available exclusively.