Valisere – The heritage
Valisere – The history
1860 – The company ‘ Le Grand Perrin’ is founded by Madame August Perrin and her sons Paul and Férréol
1919 – The company, focusing especially on the production of ladies and men’s underwear, sees the first lingerie collection (underskirts) born.
1921 – Vertical integration begins and the newly developed ladder-proof (run resistant) fabrics are used extensively for the production of ladies underwear.
1924 – Under the leadership of grandson Paul -Valérien Perrin, the company enjoys a long period of success reflected in an increase in capital from F3,000,000 to F6,000,000.
1940 – François Clement, a nephew of Paul-Valérian Perrin, takes over the company leadership. He is facing dire supply situations but notwithstanding all obstacles, he's able to keep the factory running throughout the difficult war years.
1950 – Valisere is the largest employer in Grenoble
1959 – Valisere has 1500 employees and the company is awarded the ‘La Coupe d’Or du Bon gout Français.’
1961 – Paul Valérien Perrin dies and François Clement takes over the leadership of the company together with his brother Georges.
1975 – Turnover of F 200 million and 1200 employees in 9 factories in France
Unfortunately the following 14 years see a decline of the company and
1982 – Back in the black. Business is improving and Dessous are in the spotlight again.
1987 – Valisere is acquired by Ovale, a textile company from Roubaux
1991 – Triumph International AG acquires the brand Valisere
2005 – Introduction of the segment Valisere Tabu, a new line of daring design s for the distinct few.
2006 – Valisere goes global. The brand Pour Moi converted into Valisere to strengthen to global approach and to streamline the overall marketing strategy. Implementation of the ‘Berry’ walls at POS.
2009 – Valisere launches their Online Store