Thalé Blanc is a fine accessories company founded by Deborah Sawaf in 2010. Each Thalé Blanc collection includes day bags, totes, clutches, and evening bags crafted from the most exotic skins and materials in the world with premium custom hardware ranging from Swarovski crystals to leather knot handles adorns each piece.
Focusing significantly in areas of development and manufacturing, Thalé Blanc brings to life designs combining modern technique with traditional craftsmanship. Thalé Blanc projects an overtone of luxurious glamour and is the embodiment of masterful detailed design and perfect execution. Passionately driven by art, Thalé Blanc inspirations range from the 1920’s to French Renaissance, and Baroque, as well as from exotic lands with rich histories of textile and ornamentation.
Thalé Blanc signature is the cheetah, graceful and strong in her stride. Encapsulating the essence of Thalé Blanc, the cheetah’s majestic presence and grace is present in every collection.
Deborah Sawaf is the founder and president of Thalé Blanc. Raised within the intimate world of couture embroidery and design, Deborah Sawaf’s fascination and talent led her to embark on her journey through the world of fashion. Designing exquisite works for labels such as Gianfranco Ferré, Roberto Cavalli and Valentino; it was only natural for Deborah to find herself fitting comfortably in the world of creative glamour before ultimately launching her collection Thalé Blanc in 2010.
Born in Bombay, India, Deborah has been exposed to endless creative and beautiful elements that have lent influence throughout her life and design. Well- traveled, culturally and artistically inclined, Deborah is fascinated with global cultural heritage drawing her inspirations from art and history, cultures of the past and present.
After spending her formative years in India, Deborah moved to the Middle East to follow her passion and launched luxury fashion line Desagé, which she showcased in Paris. Years later, Deborah moved from Dubai to Los Angeles, studying at the renowned Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and at the Gemological Institute of America, later channeling it into her collection of couture jewelry, Talia.
With her personal appreciation for luxury lifestyle products along with the experience of working within this category, Deborah embraces modern technology and marries it with her creative vision, approaching design with a personal hands-on involvement in Thalé Blanc development process. Working from the initial design stage to sampling and production development, she oversees the product from idea conceptualization to consumer interaction.