Clothing and Accessory Design
Julie Okun is the founder and designer of Rennes - a design studio based in Boston. The name derived from her interests in archeology, anthropology and folklore. Rennes-Le-Chateau is located in southwestern France in the Pyrenees and is home to the legend of the Holy Grail. Rennes-Le-Chateau was shortened to Rennes. All of the Rennes’ pieces are designed in-house - many being sewn by hand in the studio. Others are produced locally in Massachusetts. When designing, Julie pays close attention to small details, unique materials and craftsmanship. Rennes believes that making items by hand creates community and inspires others to do the same.