Julien Macdonald, OBE, has an MA from the prestigious Royal College of Art in London. After his RCA graduation show in 1996, his talent caught the attention of Karl Lagerfeld and Julien was appointed head designer of knitwear for Chanel.
In 2001 Julien became the Creative Director of Givenchy, where he designed the haute couture and ready-to-wear collections. Julien cemented his reputation as a leading British Fashion Designer whose high octane and glamorous designs attracted a global celebrity following.
Today Julien is one of the Top ‘designers at Debenhams’ with his diffusion line, ‘STAR’, he holds two highly anticipated catwalk shows a year, showcasing his successful own label collection and boasts Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian, Gigi Hadid, Winnie Harlow and Hailey Baldwin as clients. Julien continues to extend his brand through a global licensing programme; In the US, his designs are regularly featured in the ‘holiday windows’ at Bergdorf Goodman and are also sold through Neiman Marcus.