Lacoste and the awarded Felipe Oliveira Baptista

Designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista was born in Portugal in 1975. He studied style design at Kingston College, graduating in 1997. From 1997 to 2001, he designed for Maxmara, Christophe Lemaire, and Cerruti. In 2002, he gained the Grand Prix on the Pageant d’Hyères. The next yr, in 2003, he gained the ANDAM / LVMH Fashion Award and launched Felipe Oliveira Baptista.

In 2005, he once more gained the ANDAM LVMH Fashion Award and offered his first show throughout Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week. In 2006, he designed a capsule collection for UNIQLO and in 2007, he introduced an exhibition in MUDAM, Musée d’artwork moderne du Luxembourg. In 2008, he commissioned a ebook and undertaking, Nike « AW77 », and introduced an set up at Pageant d’Hyères.

He additionally launched his accessories line that very same 12 months. In 2009, he offered his first runway show for his ready-to-wear collection at Paris Fashion Week. The next yr, in 2010, he launched a Capsule collection: FOB by Felipe Oliveira Baptista for Spring/Summer time 2011. That very same yr, he was appointed inventive director of Lacoste.