Our history is exciting and our future promising...
1833: Like all beautiful stories, Garnier-Thiebaut's journey begins with the wedding celebration of two linen merchants, namely Virginie Thiébaut and Jean-Baptiste Garnier. Together, they create the weaving company GARNIER-THIEBAUT.
1944: The factory is destroyed by the bombing of the Second World War. It takes five years for the plant to rise from its ashes and the looms to buzz again.
1969: The heirs of Garnier-Thiebaut decide to sell the family company which keeps its name and soul despite the successive purchases.
1995: Paul de Montclos, the current CEO, gives new impulse to the Vosges company and its men by betting on innovation, creativity and diversification. Already renowned in the restaurant and hotel sector, dressing Michelin star establishments, Garnier-Thiebaut enters the retail market with collections that perfectly master the colors and the refinement of patterns, combined with flawless quality.
1997: Garnier-Thiebaut USA was created in New York
2009: Jean-Philippe Krukowicz became the CEO of Garnier-Thiebaut USA. The company, now based in Arlington, VA, expanded the retail division reaching over 400 independent stores today.
2010: Garnier-Thiebaut USA acquired Hilden America keeping a cutting and sewing facility as well as a warehouse in South Boston (Virginia).
2014: Launch Hotel Collection by Garnier Thiebaut, new retail line designed, stocked and distributed in the US
2019: Launch of Bombacio Linens: a selection of essentials trendy linen for both Retail and Hospitality departments.