Armèle Barbier



Armèle Barbier

Fashion Design and Lifestyle Expert. Design relevant products. Excellent technical knowledge to develop products with different teams

Current Location

Paris, France

Armèle is available for work

Specialised in Menswear and Lifestyle products, i provide my talent and eye to study and discern the needs of many brands. My goals is to find growth through great products creations by studying the past sales.

I love sourcing materials at Premiere Vision, then design a mix of streetwear details and luxury appeal , i have good flair and have designed a lot of different kind of categories of products RTW, but also bags , eyewear, watches and Shoes.

I am curious, passionate and worked with international teams, diverse nationality and led the design department in Hong Kong
French national , fluent in English
i learned in Asia, the extreme consumption of Luxury items and the added value needed to design luxury products, trends for affluent consumers
Beside Fashion, i am passionate about art, photography interior design by renovating houses.

  • Brands Armèle has worked with
    • Freelance
    • Casa Fagliano
    • Shanghai Tang
    • Each. Limited Self-Employed
    • C.Group Limited
    • Whk Holdings Co. Ltd
    • Issey Miyake
  • Armèle's past titles
    • Fashion Design Specialist
    • Footwear Designer
    • Design Director
    • Creative Director
    • Accessories Designer
    • Fashion Design Specialist
    • Knitwear Designer
    • Creative Artist
    • Assistant Designer
Work Preference
Location Preference

To be discussed

Work Pattern

Open to Full-time work

Employment Preference
  • Freelance Assignments
  • Permanent Positions
  • Hourly Consulting

Fashion Designer . Advisory service for clients


Jun 2018 - Present

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

Casa Fagliano

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

Shanghai Tang

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

C.Group Limited

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.

  • Fashion


  • Apparel


  • Luxury Goods


  • Fashion Design


  • Textiles


  • Knitwear


  • Trend Forecasting


  • Denim






Bunka Fashion Graduate University

3rd year


1985 to 1986

Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne

Fashion Diploma, Paris

Diploma of Design

1983 to 1985

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