Elizabeth Ridet, Co-founder of Wear Moi, discovers passion for dance as she takes her first ballet class.
Christopher Ridet, Co-founder of Wear Moi, inspired by the dancers of West Side Story and other great American musicals, takes his first dance class.
After many years of classical ballet training, as well as jazz and modern, Christophe begins his professional career with the Ballet Theatre du Silence. He then becomes part of the Ballet de Tours in 1985. In 1988, he joins the world renowned Monte Carlo Ballet, where he meets the love of his life and co-founder of Wear Moi, Elisabeth Ridet.
Elisabeth joins the Jeune Ballet de France before beginning her career as a professional dancer with Monte Carlo Ballet in 1986. She then joins Pacific Northwest Ballet in 1992, English National Ballet in 1994 and the Deutsche Oper Berlin in 1999.
Christophe and Elisabeth meet at the Ballet Monte-Carlo. This complicity on stage gave birth to a beautiful story of life together.
Christophe participates in a choreographic workshop, organized by Monte Carlo Ballet, where he designs costumes. Six months later, during a tour with the company in Asia, he purchases his first sewing machine and begins to make outfits for Elisabeth.
Christophe retires from dancing to concentrate solely on creating dance garments under the name Wear Moi.
The first Wear Moi catalog is printed.
Wear Moi manufactures costumes for several shows in London (Holiday on Ice, Chicago, Saturday Night Fever, Madame Tussauds, Disneyland Paris…).
Wear Moi fulfills its first sales in Japan.
Encouraged by the success of the first collection, Wear Moi launches its second collection composed over two material, tone on tone outfits.
Wear Moi creates its first Warm Up collection in polar fleece.
Elisabeth retires from dancing and rejoins Christophe on the Wear Moi adventure.
Wear Moi establishes itself in France. The brand is now sold in 10 countries. The schools begin to select their uniforms from Wear Moi. The notoriety of the brand takes flight.
From this point forward, Wear Moi dresses dancers from head to toe thanks to its ballet shoe collection, available in canvas and leather.
The style Titania becomes a signature product of the brand.
Inspired by the style Jade, the leotard Galate becomes the approved uniform for schools throughout the world.
Wear Moi collaborates with l’Ecole de l’Opéra de Paris for the first time. The students pose for the 2006 catalog.
Present in several countries, Wear Moi wants to also attract dancers in its own region. The Wear Moi boutique opens its doors in Toulon.
Wear Moi is sold in Bloch stores in Australia.
The style Flora launched in 2007 adds to the worldwide fame of Wear Moi.
Christophe Ridet, Co-founder of the Wear Moi brand, receives the Exporter of the Year award from Le Nouvel Economiste. Wear Moi exports to more than 21 countries.
Wear Moi dresses Franck Dubosc and Emmanuelle Béart for the film Disco.
Creation of Wallis, the 2010 collection’s best-seller.
Wear Moi launches its online store.
After several years of product development, Wear Moi creates La Pointe by Wear Moi. To control the fabrication and the quality of these collections and offer irreproachable customer service to clients, Wear Moi opens its own factory in Tunisia.
To increase its presence in the American and Canadian markets, the brand opens an office in Chicago.
La Pointe by Wear Moi appeals to more and more professional dancers like Alicia Amatriain and Anna Osadcencko (Stuttgart Ballet).
Anna Osadcencko, principal ballerina for the Stuttgart Ballet, becomes Wear Moi’s new muse.
Wear Moi rethinks the dance bag with its Bag Collection. Chic and elegant bags that are the perfect accessory to your dance outfit or for around town.
Launch of the leotard Merveille. This flocked material is already the must-have of the entire dance collection.
Wear Moi reinvents the warm up: a soft and comfortable material, colors that match the leotards, mix and match leg warmers, tops, pants to create your own style.
Wear Moi becomes the official sponsor of the Chinese National Academy of Ballet.
The Bolshoi School chooses Wear Moi for its uniforms.
Evan Mckie, Principal Dancer for the Canadian National Ballet, poses for the 2015 catalog.
Launch of the DIV67 bag for little dancers.
Launch of the leotard Majeste. Always more creative, the brand designs the flocked motif of this style. A tailor-made fabric for one of the 2015 collection’s best sellers.
Wear Moi creates the Baby/Little Girls line. Magnificent dresses and tutus to dress the little ballerinas on stage and around town.
Launch of the style Venus, 2015 best seller of the ladies line.