Julien Macdonald at the LFW 2015

Published: 19 January 2015 | by http://www.londonfashionweek.co.uk
Julien Macdonald at the LFW 2015
Julien Macdonald at The Clothes Show Live 2014 - Photo by OneVybe
Welsh designer Julien Macdonald OBE will be featuring at the London Fashion Week on the 21st February 2015 at 13:00.

Macdonald studied fashion knitwear at the University of Brighton and received his MA at Royal College of Art, London.


Julien Macdonald at The Clothes Show Live 2014 - Photo by OneVybe


Soon after the success of his RCA graduation show in June 1996, his talent caught the attention of Karl Lagerfeld and he was appointed head designer of knitwear for Chanel, as well as for the iconic designer's eponymous label Lagerfeld, from 1996 to 1998.


Julien Macdonald at The Clothes Show Live 2014 - Photo by OneVybe


In 1997, Macdonald launched his own label with 'Mermaids', a static presentation of clothes and images photographed by Sean Ellis and styled by Isabella Blow.


Julien Macdonald at The Clothes Show Live 2014 - Photo by OneVybe


His first London fashion week show followed for spring/summer 1998 and in 2001, Macdonald was named British fashion designer of the year and was appointed as successor to Alexander McQueen as creative director of the renowned French fashion house Givenchy.


Julien Macdonald at The Clothes Show Live 2014 - Photo by OneVybe


While there, he designed both haute couture and ready-to-wear collections. In 2004, Macdonald returned to London to concentrate on his own label.


Julien Macdonald at The Clothes Show Live 2014 - Photo by OneVybe


He was awarded an order of the British Empire for his services to the fashion industry in November 2006.


Julien Macdonald at The Clothes Show Live 2014 - Photo by OneVybe


In 2012, Julien Macdonald announced the launch of Julien Macdonald bespoke, an in-house atelier dedicated to creating one-off styles, all hand made in Britain.


Julien Macdonald at The Clothes Show Live 2014 - Photo by OneVybe


Macdonald's unique red carpet gowns and embellished styles have cemented him as a go-to brand for a-list clientele who are often praised for their stylish choices with recent fans including Florence Welch, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Shakira, Heidi Klum, Lily Collins, Lucy Hale, Berenice Marlohe, Karolina Kurkova, Josephine de la Baume, Joan Smalls and Kristen Stewart.


Julien Macdonald at The Clothes Show Live 2014 - Photo by OneVybe


The Julien Macdonald label is manufactured in Britain and is available at prestigious boutiques worldwide.


Julien Macdonald at The Clothes Show Live 2014 - Photo by OneVybe


For more information:
http://www.londonfashionweek.co.uk/designers_profile.aspx?DesignerID=164
http://julienmacdonald.com/
- www.londonfashionweek.co.uk

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