About us

Our Story

Eyes on Paris. Heart in Mumbai.

Founded by two French women, raised in Paris and settled in Mumbai, the brand was born from their collective dream for their adopted city to have a space worthy of its energy and global status. A brand where Indian fashion and design could dialogue with iconic international designers, and storied fashion houses. Each brand at Le Mill is hand-picked by the founders to suit the needs of the modern Indian woman.

The physical store, set in a heritage building in Colaba, is spread over 4,000 sq ft and houses brands like Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Chloé, Céline, Dries Van Noten, Balmain and Jacquemus. As well as the best of Indian contemporary jewellery, fashion and design; including Bodice, Eka, Péro, Casegoods, Phantom Hands and more.

 

Our online store brings you the same studied edit by a modern online platform. Browse new arrivals or essential classics and chat directly with one of our in house personal shoppers on call to help guide your search. Take a deep dive into our blog, home to our ideas and inspirations; where we direct you to the trends that matter, people to watch, and events that should be on your radar.

Our Founders

 

Cecilia Morelli: Yale University graduate, Cecilia cut her teeth in fashion as a buyer at the luxury department store Bergdorf Goodman, working with marquee brands such as Prada, Balenciaga, Chloé and Yves Saint Laurent. After moving to Mumbai in 2007, Cecilia lent her expertise to Conde Nast India, and helped launch titles such as Vogue and GQ. She is passionate about Ashtanga Yoga and is an avid collector of Indian contemporary art.

 

 

Julie Leymarie: After graduating from the ESCP Europe Business School, Julie contributed to the growth of the luxury division of beauty and cosmetic behemoth L’Oréal, where she worked for over 10 years. With her expertise in marketing and retail, she launched heavyweights like Lancôme, Armani, Ralph Lauren, Diesel and Kiehl’s in India. She is a classically trained ballet dancer and fanatical adventure traveller.