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Meet the jury members of the BFA Fashion Design Senior Show!

BFA Fashion Design Jury Fall 23'

PCA is pleased to announce the members of the Jury for senior student Tarren Garcia who will be graduating from a BFA in Fashion Design and who will present his collection developed during Fall 23′. Keep on reading to learn more about their careers as professionals of the Fashion Industry.

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Wednesday, December 13 2023
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Nirina Metz: Creative Direction Assistant at Charlie le Mindu, PCA Alumni
A freelance Creative Direction assistant in the fields of high-end Fashion and Beauty since 2018. Nirina Metz main client is presently the renowned global artist and Fashion Designer Charlie Le Mindu, whom she works alongside as a Creative Partner and Projects Manager.
Charlie Le Mindu is famous for his distinctive vision, using hair as the core medium of his practice. Always trying to escape the frontiers of the systemic norms, he creates hybrids, such as Haute Coiffure (Haute Couture made out of hair), capillary choreographies. Alongside her work in Fashion and Hair, she recently developed a side activity as a Nail artist, creating one of a kind hand painted and sculpted press on sets for fashion runways, editorials and campaign as well as private orders, including high profile celebrity clients such as model Amelia Gray, drag performer Violet Chachki, or the singer and feminist icon Peaches.

Jérôme Blin: Haute Couture made to measure at Jérôme Blin
Trained 3D artist, Jérôme Blin is an unclassifiable couturier, free, instinctive and a dreamer. He creates unique pieces called “ Fulgurances ” and also develops made to measure custom Haute Couture garments. Exceptional and unique techniques are developed to give Jerome Blin’s collection an innovative and authentic vision. He created his own fashion house in 2019 and welcomes his clients by appointment in his atelier / showroom on l’île Saint Louis in the heart of Paris.

Jens Kaeumle: Author
Jens Kaeumle graduated from the Royal College of Art in London. He is the winner of the Royal Society of Art “Daphne Brooker” award, which allowed him to associate with Armani, Valentino, and Dolce & Gabbana. His passion for art and fashion design allowed him to work for Moschino, Emanuel Ungaro together with Giambattista Vali, Levi’s, a Louis Vuitton-linked capsule collection with Bathing Ape, and Creative Direction for Tommy Hilfiger Europe and Hackett London. He is the Author of the book “Never Boring, Love & Fashion.”

Marion Vidal: Jewelry Designer at Marion Vidal
As an Architect going into Fashion, Marion is now a Jewelry Designer and Design Director and created her brand “Marion Vidal” 18 years ago. Graduated from the Royale Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Marion now is working on the avant-garde collections which announces the influx of jewelry in volumes. Her products can be found in recognized department stores around the world, such as Le Bon Marché, La Samaritaine to name a few. Her collaborations as a Consultant or Design Director supporting renowned brands such as Hermès or Bernardaud in their jewelry development.

Gregory Luzzardi: Design Director RTW Hermes
Design Director for Ready to Wear women’s collection at Hermes, Gregory has developed a spring-summer 2024 women’s collection which presents a subtle dialogue between body and clothing, where materials play with perceptions, revealing their finesse in transparency. His diverse competences in materials and textiles ( woven and knit ) have been fully developed in his various years as collection coordinator at Saint Laurent before he has moved on as a Design Director at Theyskens’ Theory. Gregory Luzzardi creativity and mastering textiles suppurated as well Calvin Klein Women’s collections in the past for several years.

Alyx-Marie Kleinsteiber: Brand Manager at Y/Project, PCA Alumni
Brand manager at Y/Project Alyx-Marie is part of the amazing journey that made the brand to the top #3 of the trending brands. Working very closely together with Glenn Martens Creative Director, Alyx-Marie develops and manages all diverse projects within the brand. After graduating with a Master of Arts, Fashion Design: Haute Couture and Technology at Paris College of Art, she was named as the Chair of the Fashion Department for 3 years where she shared her unique competences with the students and faculty.