Nicknamed the “Peter Pan of fashion”, the “bad boy of couture” and the ” ngel with promise”, Jérôme Dreyfuss made a dazzling debut in the world of fashion. In 1997, before he had even presented his first fashion show, he had already been singled out for praise in the press.

In a milieu where nothing is done half-way or dispassionately, the appearance at a Parisian party of Isabella Blow, high priestess of the avant-garde, wearing a dress made exclusively of layers of Scotch tape created a sensation that reverberated all the way to the Sunday Times and Vanity Fair, thus launching the career of the unknown young designer.