PHILIPP PLEIN creates one-of-a-kind pieces, translating an extraordinary contemporary lifestyle. Based on the designer’s dynamism and positive spirit, this creed is the driving force that has made Philipp Plein’s eponymous label the successful international brand that it is today.
He developed a solid foundation in the arts due to traveling early in his life with his family. The spontaneous explorations provided Philipp the exposure to the world’s most notable art, museums and cultural exhibits.
He studied law before he ventured into the world of design. During his law studies, he started designing exclusive furnishings originally for family and friends. Philipp Plein found himself doing it full time professionally as his designs gained much attention, and eventually founded a company in 1998. Working in leather craftsmanship certainly introduced him to experiment with leather garments and accessories, and finally to launch his own fashion brand in 2004.
The company experienced substantial growth and in 2008, the first flagship store in Monte Carlo was opened and the first commercial showroom in Milan.
Philipp Plein (on your left) during the launch of the brand’s new SS18 Collection
Philipp Plein’s insightful collection combines rock and roll youthful vision with impeccable quality. Today, it is a global luxury fashion brand that lives by his philosophy of breaking rules and barriers.
According to the late Franca Sozzani, legendary Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Italia, “Philipp Plein is unique because he has a joy of life. He doesn’t want to be a fashionista, he makes fashion because he loves women. This is a specific, special attitude because he is one of the few.”
SPRING/ SUMMER 2018 MEN AND WOMEN