Lyonnaise shoes and accessory designer Anne Thomas has been previously known for her work in ceramics since 2005. In 2009, her creations were spotted by Canal + (a French television channel), and she was asked to make special brooches for their VIPs at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2010, she produced a special edition for Takashimaya Tokyo. Her skills were presented through a piece of jewelry she designed for Gertrude Stein’s exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris as well as a collaboration with Marella from Max Mara Group. Enrolled in the Ateliers d’Art de France, she won First Prize at Young Creators Week in 2005, organised by Le Printemps and Le Village des Créateurs.