Name: Anthony Vaccarello
Date of birth: 4 September 1982
Occupation: Creative director at Saint Laurent
How he got started:
The Italian-Belgian fashion designer started out at Fendi in June 2006, working under Karl Lagerfeld at the brand's fur line, before going on to start his eponymous label in Paris in 2009. In September 2014, Vaccarello created a capsule collection for Versus Versace, and then became the brand's creative director in January 2015. Just over a year later in April 2016, Vaccarello was announced as the creative head at Saint Laurent.
Vaccarello won the top design prize at the Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography in 2006. In 2011, he won the Association Nationale pour le Développement des Arts de la Mode (ANDAM) Fashion Award.
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