If history is key, the Brittany-based Alexandre Milan sure knows how to open many doors. Being part of a 4th generation of textile manufacturers, he is able to rejuvenate his family DNA by setting up his own label Le Mont Saint Michel. When Milans ancestors start producing textile in 1918 the fruits of their craftsmanship is recognized by other designers. Agnès B, Isabel Marant, Vanessa Bruno, Claudie Pierlot, they all know where to find the perfect knit. To look for the right yarn, the right technique and to source the right factory to produce it, are skills Milan has inherited from his parents. Nowadays the family heritage lives on under a new direction, a new name and a new look.