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Joseph Altuzarra

Designer

biography

Country of origin: France
1983: Born in Paris to a Chinese-American mother
and
French father. His multicultural upbringing and
keen
interest in French culture including art, ballet and
film
are key influences throughout his collections.

2004: Graduates from Swarthmore College with a
B.A.
in Art and Art History.

Moves to New York, interns at Marc Jacobs.

2005: Works as freelance designer at Proenza
Schouler.

Apprentices with patternmaker Nicolas Caïto,
former
head of Rochas atelier.

2006: Returns to Paris, as first assistant to
Givenchy’s
Riccardo Tisci.

2008: Launches Altuzarra, with a debut collection
of
15 pieces.

2009: Debuts first runway show for Spring 2010
RTW
collection, lauded by Vogue as a “great, confident
performance.”

2010: Wins both the Ecco Domani award and
Fashion
Group International’s Rising Star of the Year.

2011: Wins CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund prize.

2012: Wins Swarovski Award for Womenswear
Design.

Appears on Forbes’s 30 Under 30.

2013: Altuzarra wins the inaugural CFDA branding
initiative. Appears on WWD’s Ten of Tomorrow.
Designs
costumes for New York City Ballet’s Pas de
Deux A Place for Us.
2014: In June of 2014, won the
CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year.

updates

Altuzarra Resort 2020 Lookbook
Altuzarra (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: May 2019
photographer: Ethan James Green
Altuzarra F/W 19 Show
Altuzarra (Shows)
published: 03/02/2019
The One That Got Away - 10 Year 10 Women
Altuzarra (Advertising)
published: January 2019
photographer: Hanna Tveite
Altuzarra: Postcards from Circeo by Laur...
Altuzarra (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: December 2018
Altuzarra S/S 19 Show
Altuzarra (Shows)
published: 09/29/2018
Altuzarra Resort 2019 Lookbook
Altuzarra (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: June 2018
photographer: Ethan James Green
Altuzarra Pre-Fall 2018 Lookbook
Altuzarra (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: November 2017
Altuzarra S/S 18 Show
Altuzarra (Shows)
published: 09/30/2017
Altuzarra F/W 17 Show
Altuzarra (Shows)
published: 02/12/2017
play
I Am an Immigrant: 81 Fashion Celebritie...
W Magazine online (Other)
published: February 2017

Joseph Altuzarra in the news:

Models.com: MDX
Models.com: Of the Minute
Models.com: Daily Feed

Official web site:

altuzarra.com

Web and social links