ICTOR MARIE was born from the idea of bridging the gap in between Malagasy know-how past down through generations, ethical manufacturing and international fashion trends, with the goal to represent around the World the talent of the craftsmanship and the renowned natural resources of Madagascar.
VICTOR MARIE’s fashion accessories are curated and designed by fashion industry influencers and handcrafted in Madagascar with local natural materials.
The know-how to manufacture your bow tie has been passed down through generations of craftsmen.
Each accessory is unique and authentic, the nuances in grains and colors come from a handmade process.
Founder of the brand, Philippe Razanakolona, born from a Canadian mother and a Malagasy father, grew up in Canada, and moved to Madagascar in 2013 to share his experience of international business and to contribute to the promotion and development of his second home.
His desire to contribute started in 2004 when he founded with his brother rAzAlpin.org, an NGO that created a development and promotion program for Madagascar based on the first Malagasy athlete for participate in Winter Olympics (alpine skiing Torino 2006) and the first athlete to use the Olympics as a development tool for its country. This program changed the lives of over 200 000 Malagasies and gained positive media outreach for Madagascar to over 1 billion people around the globe.