Tim Coppens is a Belgian fashion designer who currently lives and works in New York City. He is an ANDAMand LVMH Prize finalist, as well as three time CFDA nominee, and winner of the 2014 CFDA/Swarovski Award for Best Emerging Menswear Designer.
The City of New York, usually called either New York City (NYC) or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2018 population of 8,398,748 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 19,979,477 people in its 2018 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 22,679,948 residents in its Combined Statistical Area. A global power city, New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports. The city's fast pace has inspired the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy.
Founded in 1989 under the initiative of the French Ministry of Culture and the DEFI by Nathalie Dufour, ANDAM Fashion Award commonly known as ANDAMAssociation Nationale pour le Développement des Arts de la Mode is dedicated to supporting young designers and reinforcing Paris influence, as the world fashion capital. To this end, ANDAM Fashion Award brings together institutional and major private actors of this cultural industry to develop coordinated strategies and transversal actions. In addition to winning ways with a sustainable development and global visibility, it opens the doors of Official calendar of Paris Fashion Week, and is distinguished by its determination to boost the fashion industry in France.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc.(CFDA), founded in 1962 by publicist Eleanor Lambert, is a not-for-profit trade association of over 450 American fashion and accessory designers. The first president of the Council was Sydney Wragge. As of June, 2019, Tom Ford is the group's chairman. He follows Diane von Furstenberg who served as chairman for 13 years. Steven Kolb is the CEO and president since 2006. The organization's stated mission is to strengthen the influence and success of American designers in the global economy.
Born and raised in Belgium, Tim Coppens graduated from the internationally acclaimed Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp in 1998. Apart from his services to various luxury and athletic brands as Adidas and Ralph Lauren, Coppens founded his own namesake fashion label in 2011 which is sold globally. Barneys New York immediately ordered his first collection and international retailers suit, including Isetan (Japan), Lane Crawford (Hong Kong), Matches (London), Mr Porter (Online) and Dover Street Market (London).
The Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp is an art academy located in Antwerp, Belgium. It is one of the oldest of its kind in Europe. It was founded in 1663 by David Teniers the Younger, painter to the Archduke Leopold Wilhelm and Don Juan of Austria. Teniers was master of the Guild of St Luke — which embraced arts and some handicrafts — and petitioned Philip IV of Spain, then master of the Spanish Netherlands, to grant a royal charter to establish a Fine Arts Academy in Antwerp. It houses the Antwerp Fashion Academy.
Antwerp is a city in Belgium, and is the capital of Antwerp province in Flanders. With a population of 520,504, it is the most populous city proper in Belgium, and with a metropolitan area housing around 1,200,000 people, it's the second largest metropolitan region after Brussels in Belgium.
Adidas AG is a multinational corporation, founded and headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, that designs and manufactures shoes, clothing and accessories. It is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe, and the second largest in the world, after Nike. It is the holding company for the Adidas Group, which consists of the Reebok sportswear company, TaylorMade golf company, 8.33% of the German football club Bayern Munich, and Runtastic, an Austrian fitness technology company. Adidas' revenue for 2018 was listed at €21.915 billion.
His collections blend the highest degree of craftsmanship and tailoring with athletic inspired innovation.
Tim Coppens has been strongly praised by press. WWD selected him as part of the "Ten of Tomorrow Rising Stars" and "One of the 40 under 40 Designers disrupting Fashion and Retail", while The Business of Fashion named him "1 of the 6 Emerging Fashion Brands Worth Investing In".
Coppens has also gained consistent recognition from the industry including Ecco Domani Award for "Best New Menswear Designer" (2012), Fashion Group International "Rising Star of the Year" Award (2013), CFDA Swarovski Award for "Emerging Menswear Designer of the Year" (2014). LVMH Prize Finalist (2014), ANDAM Finalist (2016) and CFDA "Menswear Designer of the Year" Nominee (2016/2017).
Since the brand's inception, Tim Coppens has been on the forefront of redefining Menswearand most recently was invited to present his Fall 2017 Collection as guest designer at the prestigious Pitti Uomo in Florence, Italy.
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Tim Hamilton is an American fashion designer known for minimalist sportswear. He launched his own menswear label in 2006. He is a three time CFDA nominee, and the winner of the 2009 CFDA/Swarovski Award for Menswear.
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Peter Som is a Chinese American fashion designer. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Peter Som graduated from Connecticut College in 1993 with a degree in Art History. He continued his studies at the Parsons School of Design where he apprenticed with American designers, Michael Kors and Calvin Klein. At Parsons, his talent was recognized through competitions; he won and was presented with the Parsons Gold Thimble Award by Isaac Mizrahi.
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Rag & Bone is an American fashion label helmed by Marcus Wainwright, originally from Britain. The brand is sold in more than 700 shops around the world, as well as in Rag & Bone retail stores.
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Timo Weiland is a fashion line for men and women designed by Tim Weiland, Donna Kang and Alan Eckstein. Based in the Garment District of New York City, Timo Weiland started as a neckwear collection and evolved into a full-range womenswear and menswear designer clothing line.
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The Row was established in 2006 by Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen. Focusing on quality fabrics, attention to details, and precise tailoring, the brand aims to merge aesthetics of timelessness and irreverent classic signatures. The Row’s collections have also experimented with the aesthetic of simplicity.
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Max Kibardin is an artist, fashion designer and creative director based in Lugano, Switzerland.
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