founder & art director
Aude Penouty is a fashion expert & a cultural broker with more than 12 years experience as a fashion designer. She has worked on 3 different continents, Europe (in Paris and Milan), America (New York) and Asia (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam). Newly based in Europe, she has collaborated with international well known actors of the fashion industry like lingerie brands, sourcing companies, agent or trends offices.
In 2007, she obtained a master in fashion design from Domus Academy Milano, Italy. Previously, she had been trained as lingerie designer in ESMOD Paris.
In 2014, she founded a fashion design & consulting office in Vietnam. Entada Textile is closely linked South East Asia where most of the customers production are manufactured. Freshly relocated to France, Entada Textile works with its local consultant network both in Asia, in South West Africa and in Europe.
In 2022, I became a #BLEADER from Bcorporation™. It means, I've been acknowledged by Bcorp™ as a sustainability expert, in my case for fashion, to support companies willing to apply for a #bcorp certification.
As a creative she is an eternal hopeful hunter and she sharps her curiosity through music, unexpected book list, fashion ramble, and through her craving for dance & travels. She also plays the fool for love of good food, doing color & texture researches in visiting the best pastry chef in the world.
Very enthusiastic about new technologies and the blue economy, she is up with IT tools such as 3D Clo Optitex and closely follows French Tech community. In 2019, she is taking sustainable & fashion online course from the London college of fashion.
Her moto & catch phrases are:
" Patience and lengh are better than rage and strengh "
Jean De La Fontaine, The lion and the rat fable.
"If you think that adventure is dangerous, try routine it's fatal"
" May your choices reflecting your hopes and not your fears "