Victoire Laffineur

Black Sheep

Location

berlin / germany

University

esmod - paris

Graduation year

2017

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Victoire Laffineur was born in France in 1996. She studied in Esmod Roubaix, in the North of France. She finished her B.A. in Fashion Design and Pattern Making last June 2017. She made her Final Collection inspired by Pollution Water. She is mostly inspired by Nature and the ideas of contamination, invasion, environmental news, process of death, degradation. She did fabric manipulations, she worked with pleats, she draped, she made her own embroideries, she initiated knitwear. She collaborated with French know-how companies such as Lace company with Les Dentelles Calais Caudry, knitwear and wool with Phildar and Cheval Blan. She also collaborated with a headdresses designer Jodie Cartman to show amazing head pieces. She has been awarded for her very hard working. She had two pages in the Magazine Eccelso in the Fall Winter 2017 edition. The Musée de la Piscine in Roubaix has acquired one look of her collection for permanent exhibition. She had one month exhibition in a textile Museum called La Manufacture in Roubaix on September/October 2017. And her Final Collection photoshoot was used by Esmod, then you could see her work on the website but also in the central station in Lille for example.
Then, she did an internship at Haider Ackermann in Collection Development and Pattern departments until March 2018. Since this, she moves in Berlin and collaborates with artists such as singer to design and make garment for video clip. She is now working in an up cycling way keeping enjoying working with fabric manipulations.

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