Specialised in Menswear and Lifestyle brands, i provide my talent and discernment to design the right products, be relevant in today's market and its future.
I love sourcing high- end materials mixed with streetwear details giving an edge and luxury appeal , i have good eye and can design anything with support of the manufacturers : Ready to wear, shoes, SLG, bags, eyewear experience
I am curious and worked with international teams, diverse departments.
French national , fluent in English, i learned in Asia, the extreme consumption of Luxury items and the added value needed to design luxury products. For young millennials in need of innovations and constant attention
To be discussed
Open to Full-time work
Fashion Designer . Updating Brands
Jun 2018 - Present
MENSWEAR DESIGN . TAILORING AND CASUALS. LIFESTYLE OUTERWEAR
Design Research and Themes mixing luxury with streetwear.
Freelance services from sketch to real products, either updating collections or b...
Boots and Shoes Designer- freelance
Jun 2018 - Jan 2019
Casa Fagliano is the best bespoke Polo Bootmaker
I designed and developed a coherent new range of Urban Boots and Slip-ons shoes “the Alpargatas “ based on the DNA and strong know-how of Bespoke Polo ...
Head Of Design- Men'S Rtw Collection
Jul 2005 - Jul 2017
Head of Menswear Design Ready to Wear
I created modern wearable menswear collections that epitomise the "No Tie Attitude" that I have spearheaded and make the brand one that is wearable everyday and n...
Creative Director Knitwear
Each. Limited Self-Employed
Feb 2004 - Apr 2005
Launched my own Knitwear Label for Men and Women using 100% cashmere and Pima Cottons
"Made in China with an italian hand"
Oversaw every aspect of Design ideas, prototypes, production, image and Artis...
Head Designer Bags And Accessories
Apr 1998 - Jan 2004
C.Group was one of the 3 leading suppliers for the perfume and Cosmetics industry worldwide
I designed cosmetic pouches and bags for Dior Parfums, Lancome, Calvin Klein Cosmetics, Estee Lauder...
Sam William Roseman
International Tailoring Manager Hong Kong ,China, APAC, Shanghai Tang
Worked in the same group
Armele represents newness. Through her many years of experience she has mastered the ability to fuse streetwear and fashion, east and west through the unique way she designs garments and product. Her aesthetic is informed, relevant and is representative of the new now.
Bunka Fashion Graduate University
1985 to 1986
Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne
Fashion Diploma, Paris
Diploma of Design
1983 to 1985