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from the beginning

agnès b. opened her first shop on rue du Jour in Paris in 1975. Since then, she has designed clothing for men, women and children that reflects the spirit of the age by creating a wardrobe that can easily adapt to every personality and can be worn for a very long time. Today, agnès b. continues to design each collection that bears her name, including accessories, watches, jewelry, and sunglasses. The company has more than one hundred shops throughout the world. A family enterprise, a civic enterprise, agnès b. tries as much as possible to keep her production in France.


Discover the virtual exhibition of agnès b.'s history...
40 years of style and fashion.


Yesterday evening, agnès b. received the "Monte-Carlo Woman of the Year Award 2015" for her commitment to the environment and in particular to have purchased the scientific research sailboat Tara. This award is with the High Patronage of H.S.H. [...]

agnès b. receives the "Monte-Carlo Woman of the Year Award 2015"

Together with Jean René de Fleurieu, her husband at the time and the father of her two youngest daughters, agnès b. opened her first store in an old butcher’s shop at 3, Rue du Jour, near Les Halles in Paris, which was then the central market of the [...]

First store!

In 1980 agnès b. created her first subsidiary in New York with a first store in Soho, an unusual area for fashion at the time. She discovered the young graffiti movement for which she developed a strong interest.

opening in New York

With a new women’s store open at 2, Rue du Jour, the original store at 3, Rue du Jour, became the first men’s store.

first men's store

In 1984, agnès b. and Jean René de Fleurieu created agnès b. sunrise in Japan. The success is extraordinary: no less than fifty stores were opened in only a few years.

agnès b. arrives in Japan