• Profile:

    Simone Leonhardt studied textiles and fashion design at the University of Reutlingen, under Vivienne Westwood at the Academy of Fine Arts  Berlin and added a specialty in knitwear at Winchester School of Art.  She has designed prêt-à-porter collections and luxury goods for brands including Costume National, Loewe, Narciso Rodriguez & Theory shown in Paris, Milan and New York.  In her development of women's wear, men's wear and accessories, Simone worked extensively with European ateliers, leather goods workshops, fabric mills and embroidery houses. More recently, Simone has served as a creative consultant on aesthetics and process and undertaken a project using vintage and reclaimed fabrics to explore modes of sustainable design within high-end fashion.