Cool Timeline

2017
June 6

Adam French | Adan Ballou – Finalist for #iamMB by CBC Manitoba

Recently, Adam French (Adan Ballou) was nominated and selected as a finalist for the #iamMB campaign, created by the CBC Manitoba for Canada's 150 anniversary. He was interviewed by Information Radio with Marcy Markusa @CBCMarcy for Winnipeg Radio 1. Thank you all for the support!
May 7

Independent Handbag Designer Award 2017 Finalist

Adan Ballou nominated for "The Trickle Up Most Socially Responsible Handbag" Independent Handbag Designer Award 2017 Finalist. Watch the Independent Handbag Awards Video by clicking in this link.  
May 1

Windows & Doorways for Abury

Capsule collection designed as the winner of the 2016 Abury Design Experience.
2016
June 28

AB in the Press – The Brandon Sun – Abury Design Experience 2016 Winner

May 18

Abury Design Experience Winner

Adan Ballou was the 2016 Abury Design Experience Winner. This opportunity led him to spend three (3) months in Marrakesh, Morrocco to design a capsule collection for Abury.
May 7

AB in the Press – The Brandon Sun – Abury Design Experience Finalist

2014
May 7

Ab in the Press – The Quill

January 1

Jacob’s Travels

The process of self-discovery and subsequent acceptance, which ultimately leads to try to find personal harmony.
2013
September 7

AB in Fashion – Skorch Magazine 2012 Cover

January 1

The Fight & The Hope

The hope for what we fight for and the fight that we hope for.
2012
December 15

AB in the Press – The Brandon Sun – Community Section

August 25

AB in Fashion – Winnipeg Free Press

April 15

AB in Fashion – Sandbox Magazine – Belt by Adan Ballou

January 1

The Long Road Ahead

This collection was an examination on the perseverance and personal constitution.
2011
May 1

AB in Fashion – Sandbox Magazine

January 1

An Inordinate Display of Aggression

This collection was based on the idea of "over the top" concept or "it is too much." Skull Belt - An Inordinate Display of Aggression Collection  
2010
January 1

Hello World!

Adam French moves to Brandon, MB and establishes Adan Ballou. The name of "Adan" coming from the Spanish translation of "Adam" and "Ballou" coming from his great grandmother's maiden name. "Hello World!" came from transitioning from a technology to a designer career. View the Motion Editorial by clicking on the image below: Adan Ballou's First Collection - Hello World!