Zadie & Voltaire is a French fashion brand created in 1997 by Thierry Gillier - family member of André Gillier, co-founder of Lacoste brand.
The brand name comes from Voltaire’s book “Zadig ou la Destinée” written in 1747. The main character, Zadig, is a charismatic, modern and courageous person who inspired Thierry Gillier.
The brand style has a casual rock identity. They are well know for knitwear and in particular cashmere jumpers.
The brand launched a men collection in 2004 followed by children in 2006. They also developed accessories with watches, bags, sunglasses and shoes before creating the Deluxe collection in 2008.
Zadig & Voltaire is well implanted in Asia with shops in China and Korea since 2005 and Japan in 2006 with the creation of a Japanese company ZV Japan subsidiary of ZV France. They expanded to the US more recently with shops in New York.
Products : bags, purses, scarves, hats, shoes, jewellery.