LCM’s main mission is to serve as a « fashion link » between some Asian fashion players and European brands or manufacturers.Since our creation in 2000, we have provided our customers with in-depth knowledge of the Fashion industry, its marketing and more recently its developments in the digital fashion sector.
Thanks to our long and deep experience within this industry in Europe and Asia, LCM can accompany its customers in the constant evolution, the changes and the needs of fashion.
Our objective is to facilitate, for our customers, the connections, business flow and communications between Europe and Asia. To do this, our customers can count on a unique Franco-Japanese organization based in Paris, on a significant database of European suppliers as well as on a large network within the fashion industry in Europe and Asia. Since 2008, LCM has focused its activities primarily on the Japanese market by establishing and strengthening its collaborations with major Japanese companies such as Shosha, fashion distributors, department stores and major retailers.
Who we are
After studying law in Paris, Olivier KLEIN founder of LCM started working in Asia (Hong Kong, Korea) in 1985 as an agent of French brands. From 1991 to 1996 he held the position of Commercial and License Director of the Japanese Haute Couture House Hanae Mori Paris. From 1999 to 2000 he was the general management of the Dejac brand.
With his experience in the fashion industry and his passion for Asia, he decided in 2000 to create with his wife Laurence LCM company whose goal is to provide various services to French brands wishing to establish themselves in Asia. Also to Asian companies willing to establish commercial links with European brands (purshasing, EDA, license).
From 2000 to 2008 LCM acted as buying office for companies from Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Korea, China and Japan. Since 2008 concentration of LCM activities on the Japanese market :
– European buying office for japanese select-shops chains and department stores.
– Advisor and representative in France of the Fashion Division of major Japanese Shoshas in the context of their Market survey Brand business, licenses and M & A sourcing activities