Black Sheep



New York City / united states


BFA Parsons The New School for Design

Graduation year


Main Manufacturing Countries

united states

Alessia Aucoin is a multidisciplinary designer who’s practice typically revolves around garment design. Alessia’s guiding principle is her desire to create a more sustainable, inclusive industry. Growing up in Edmonton, Alberta Canada, she was exposed to some of the most beautiful outdoor landscapes this world has to offer. What was taught to her from a young age was the need to maintain the spaces we live in and take accountability for the waste that one produces. her design practice includes zero waste production and the upcycling of found materials. Alessia has studied fashion and design at Parsons the New School, Parsons Paris, and Central Saint Martins. She enjoys fine tailoring, playful silhouettes, and innovative construction. She has been featured by Vogue Runway, Hypebeast, Nike, and to be magazine. to When Alessia is not designing she is hiking, rock climbing, surfing, or rearranging something in her New York City apartment.

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