Redress Design Award in 2014/15 First Prize winner, Kévin Germanier, launched his brand Germanier in 2018, with a debut womenswear collection featuring up-cycled materials including striking beads and sculptural fabric; as well as zero-waste methods. The collection has been bought by matchesfashion.com where it will be exclusively sold.
Following his competition win, Kévin returned to Hong Kong to work for three months with the Shanghai Tang design team to create the brand’s first luxury up-cycled collection, which launched in 2016. Before leaving to concentrate on his brand, Kévin worked as a junior designer at Louis Vuitton in Paris, where he currently lives. Kévin holds a degree in Fashion Womenswear from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in the UK.
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