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    This French Designer Is Bringing DIY to High Fashion

    Criticizing an industry she believes is “disconnected from reality,” 30-year-old Lisa Gachet not only designs expressive, inclusive clothes, she helps shoppers create their own fashions. Her pastry-stocked Paris boutique, Make My Lemonade, sells scissors, fabrics and patterns alongside colorful ready-to-wear designs. Gachet’s version of DIY, OZY reports, feels like a feminist enterprise aimed at inspiring women with its accessible approach.

    Does Gachet have lasting power? Some observers say that by embracing both the craft movement and female entrepreneurship, she’s creating far more than just a fashion brand.

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