Following an impressive list of previous mentors, including journalist Katie Grand and Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing, renowned fashion university Istituto Marangoni has signed British menswear designer Grace Wales Bonner for a London location.
This partnership reflects the school’s commitment to providing students with industry-relevant opportunities and professional mentoring. From 2023, Wales Her Bonner will share her extensive knowledge of the fashion and design industry as the founder of her one of the most influential contemporary menswear brands and an award-winning designer for LVMH. Share with scholars.
She will also introduce a special guest talk, give students hands-on feedback, and give students the opportunity to support the show at Paris Fashion Week this February. Wales Bonner is also Dean of Fashion Design at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and previously taught as an Associate Lecturer at Central Saint Martins in London and Parsons School of Design in New York.
Valerie Bada Levy, School Director in London, commented: Master your craft with influencers for young designers and fashion moguls around the world. “
She continued, “Grace’s time and motivation to drive new talent is empowering and inspiring to see it in action. The wealth of creativity and passion that emerges from this incredible collaboration of great young minds.” Welsh Bonner added, “We look forward to supporting the growth of Istituto Marangoni students and sharing the realities of what is expected of new design professionals.” I was.
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