Christian Lacroix is known for being an important French high fashion designer. He was born on May 16, 1951 in Arles,
a city located in the Bouches-du-Rhône department. His history of art studies at the University of Montpellier will influence him in his career in the fashion field. It was 1973 when he decided to leave his homeland to move to the French capital. Here at the Sorbonne and École du Louvre, he studied as museum curator.
“ CHRISTIAN LACROIX + FRENCH STYLIST AND DESIGNER ”
During his long career the designer has received numerous important awards. Impossible not to remember the most coveted: that delivered by the CFDA (Council of fashion designers of America). After interesting work experiences first with Guy Paulin and then with Jean Patou, Christian Lacroix decides in 1987 that the right time has come to give life to his Christian Lacroix maison: the Pret-a-porter clothing line is made in Italy, precisely to Ancona. In his beautiful models the stylist is inspired by the traditions of southern France and Provence.
Since the launch of Couture House in 1987, the Christian Lacroix style has been unique, exuberant, colorful and baroque. Today, Christian Lacroix Maison expresses its dynamism and love for color through its lifestyle, fashion accessories and men's collections signed by the creative director of the Sacha Walckhoff brand and made in collaboration with several prestigious labels. Combining Christian Lacroix's excellence with exceptional savoir-faire, the Studio's talent is transmitted through the creation of these collections of varied and unique lifestyles. It is impossible not to mention the collaboration with the Dutch furniture company MOOOI
and the Le Temple Jais carpet signed by the French stylist and designer.