Demna Gvasalia was the talk of the fashion world, with Balenciaga appointing him its artistic director, a very high-profile job in the industry. A Georgian fashion designer, Demna is ‘the’ designer of Vetements, a well-known fashion label in Paris. Attempting to revolutionise the Paris fashion industry, Demna through Vetements has introduced a contemporary line of clothing. Only three seasons old, Vetements has been nominated for LVHM’s Young Fashion Designer Prize.
Demna graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium. This 34- year old Georgian headed the design teams of Maison Martin Margiela and Louis Vuitton. Rising from the ranks, Demna is the head and sole spokes-person for Vetements. He breathed fresh life into the fashion world with his brand, which is now a part of the city’s alternative fashion scene.