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Folding fan gets a twist

fashion-and-trends Updated: Aug 13, 2010 02:01 IST

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Two young Parisian fashionistas — Eloise Gilles and Raphaelle de Panafieu — have made attempts to make the classic folding fan a fashion accessory, by getting involved with one of Paris’ last remaining fan-makers Duvelleroy.

Their first collection — 12 exquisite models concocted by hand from traditional fabrics like silk and feathers and state-of-the-art materials like carbon fibre — is to make its retail debut later this month. It’s priced at $645.