This is a letter from Marie-Thérèse, the daughter and sister of an Onion Johnny. She expresses how it felt to have a fashion collection made on her people’s story, or how she describes it “we, the exotic French tribe”. “Yes, I am a product of… Read More
Last month we received an amazing gift. It was a postcard coming from Asturias, Spain. It came from Jorge. Jorge got himself a Johnny Hoody. Jorge fell in love with the story of the Onion Men. An so Jorge – who is a bit of… Read More
This month we met Laurent and Emmanuel, the youngest crowd of the Johnnies, at their eatery just outside St Pol De Léon (FR). Le Comptoir Des Johnnies is a a lively bar / restaurant / deli with a laid-back atmosphere and multicultural spirit in true… Read More
THE BEST BISTROT IN ST-POL-DE-LEON It’s not only because Jeanne’s shutters are painted a Kore Kamino yellow that we have a soft spot for her Bistrot. Chez Jeanne is your typical Breton Café with a Pub twist. You might meet charming veteran Johnny, François Seité,… Read More
Behind the scene at our photoshoot in Roscoff under usual Breton weather: rain, sunshine, wind, showers and more wind. But as it normally happens in Brittany the locals make up for the weather. And if not – as photographer Emmanuel Smague proves it – you… Read More
On the way to and from Brittany we read these amazing books that are some of the most compelling we found about the life of people in Brittany at the time of the Johnnies…
Anna‘s grand-parents’ wedding photograph. It looks like something straight from the famous book The Horse of Pride from Pierre-Jakez Helias.