Monday, April 4, 2011

Haider Ackermann, Designer of the Moment

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Everybody has Columbian Fashion Designer Haider Ackermann on the tip of their tongues lately.  Here is a little more information about the confirmed designer:

Born in Santa Fé Bogotá, Columbia
French Heritage
Graduated from Antwerp Fashion Academy of Fine Arts
03/2001 - Presented first collection in Paris
2001 - Launched Eponymous Label Haider Ackermann
2003 - Awarded prestigious "Swiss Textiles Award"
Resides in Antwerp, Belgium
Was offered the position of creative director for Martin Margiela, but turned it down
Sells online at and

"Ackermann, 37, who is based in Antwerp, has been variously tipped as a front-runner to take up the 'golden scissors' at a number of major French 'maisons' including Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, and Givenchy." [Hilary Alexander for, 04/05/2011]

Looking forward to his next episode.....