ESMOD Publications

Upon establishing ESMOD Paris in 1841, Alexis Lavigne published his first book ÔÇťM├ęthode du tailleurÔÇŁ to pass on his own experiences in garment design.

ESMOD publications have since been based on the knowledge and methods of Alexis Lavigne, updated to suit todayÔÇÖs fashion business world.

Discover the legacy of the French fashion school,
as well as the history of garment making,
mannequin bust stitching and soft centimeter…

EsmodDRESS FORM

Discover the legacy of the French fashion school, as well as the history of garment making, mannequin bust stitching and soft centimeter:

The ESMOD dress form and measuring tape were invented and registered by Alexis Lavigne in 1841. The ESMOD dress form is used throughout all ESMOD schools today.