May Summer Never End — Marie France Van Damme 2017

Melvyn Teillol-Foo

Summer 2017

Marie France Van Damme Summer 2017 Collection

“May Summer Never End”….runs the current tag-line from Marie France Van Damme fashion house.


Marie France Van Damme Lifestyle

Each cycle of the fashion timeline, Marie France Van Damme (MFVD) reveals another collection pandering to the Luxury Lifestyle or resort-wear.  MFVD is about a collection of understated day to night pieces for the woman who lives and travels the world in style.

Travel Look

AlphaLuxe has featured MFVD collections before:

Metallic Swimsuits [CLICK]

Summer 2016 [CLICK]


2017 Wow Pieces

Rose Lurex BouBou USD 1800

It’s not all monochromatic in black and white; sometimes a little bit of glamour is evident for the sultry, balmy evenings…..

Crinkled Metallic Wrap Dress USD 880


2017 Beach Bridal Collection

Beach Bridal

A collection designed to take a bride from beach to honeymoon, from day to night….but who needs a wedding to dress up.

French Lace Midi Dress USD 1850


Marie France Van Damme x Jay Ahr Collection

Jonathan Riss

Jay Ahr is a atelier and design studio adept with innovative fabrics and embroidery. Launched by designer Jonathan Riss in 2005, Jay Ahr, (the phonetic spelling in English of Riss’ initials), began with a store in the heart of Paris on rue de Rivoli.

Marie France Van Damme x Jay Ahr Bags Collection

All bags come in Gold, Silver, Bronze and Black colours.

This luxurious hand braided lamb leather travel tote is an everyday go-to favorite…

Marie France Van Damme x Jay Ahr Caba Travel Bag USD 1900


Hand braided, butter-soft, lamb leather, small and large clutch bags are perfect day to night companions.

Marie France Van Damme x Jay Ahr Small Clutch (23cm width) USD 880


Marie France Van Damme x Jay Ahr Large Clutch (25cm width) USD 1050


AlphaLuxe Comment

If you can’t make it to one of the eight Marie France Van Damme Boutiques in Hong Kong, Thailand and Singapore, or the 15 partner retailers across the world, you can also shop online.



Author’s Biography: Melvyn Teillol-Foo (MTF)

Dr Melvyn Teillol-Foo is a contributor on AlphaLuxe web-zine.
He is also a moderator on horology discussion fora. He blends his scientific medical objectivity from the pharmaceutical industry with purist passion, in his musings about watches, travel, wine, food and other epicurean delights.
His travelogue ‘Lazing’ and feasting ‘Grazing’ series of articles have now passed into “mythic legend” on the original ‘’ website. Those were the halcyon days when he was “rich and famous” that he remembers with bittersweet fondness.

Dr Teillol-Foo is a quoted enthusiast on the watch industry, appearing in feature articles and interviews by Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune, Sunday Times (London), Chronos (Japan), Citizen Hedonist (France) and other publications. He has authored articles for magazines like International Watch (iW) – both U.S. & Chinese editions, ICON (Singapore), August Man (Singapore), Comfort (China) and The Watch (Hong Kong).

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