Stephen lisseman



Stephen lisseman

Fashion Designer / Director / Consultant

Current Location

London, UK

Stephen is available for work

➢ A fashion design Masters post graduate from Central Saint Martins, London
➢ Creative leader in luxury womenswear/accessories design from concept through to runway and merchandising
➢ Extensive knowledge of product development and materials across luxury womenswear fashion, accessories, and multi-product collections
➢ Branding design and innovation - brand creation, development strategy, and brand DNA definition
➢ Product trend forecasting - Creative strategy
➢ Leadership skills of strong integrity and vision - mentoring individuals of diverse expertise to execute as a team

  • Brands Stephen has worked with
    • Kristina Fidelskaya
    • Asprey
    • Gucci
Work Preference
Location Preference

Open to relocation

Work Pattern

Open to Full-time work

Employment Preference
  • Permanent Positions
  • Hourly Consulting

Design Director

Kristina Fidelskaya

Jun 2019 - Oct 2022

- Transformational +400% sales revenue increase creating and leading concept through to Paris Runway & retail, collection direction, design & development
- Taking store conversion rate from below 15% ...

Creative Director Consultant (full-time)


Dec 2012 - Jan 2014

Creative Director for KARL LAGERFELD womenswear line, LAGERFELD menswear line – encompassing all categories from RTW through to shoes and bags, printed accessories, and packaging.
•Worked directly w...

Design Director for womenswear - menswear


Jun 2004 - Aug 2008

Elevated brand image by providing conceptual direction for women's- and menswear as well as for associated accessories, shoes and handbags
•Heritage and DNA defnition - Ensured that the Company's hi...

Head Of Design


Jun 2002 - Mar 2004

Head of Design for the POLLINI RTW womenswear and menswear line – encompassing all categories from RTW through to shoes and bags, printed accessories, and packaging. Tasked with the development of new...

Womenswear Designer


Jun 1996 - Feb 2000

Working under Gucci creative director, Tom Ford and alongside Christopher Bailey - provided design into the production of fve high fashion luxury collections (two runway shows and three selling colle...

  • womenswear designer


  • Design Direction


  • Creative Direction


  • Collection Development


  • Brand Building


  • Leadership


  • Fabric Development


  • Fabric Selection






Central Saint Martins


Master of Arts

1994 to 1995

Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication


BA(hons) degree in fashion and textile design

1990 to 1994

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