Fashion designer Jens Laugesen was born in Denmark in 1967. Arriving in Paris in 1987, he studied Haute Couture Design at the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, graduating in 1991. He worked as a freelance fashion journalist before returning in 1994 to take a Masters degree in Fashion Management at the Institut Français de la Mode. Laugesen subsequently worked for a number of internationally-renowned design houses in Paris before relocating to London in 2000 to study MA fashion at Central St Martins. His distinction-graded graduate collection was chosen by Paris boutique Maria Luisa to be exhibited in the windows of the store during Haute Couture Week in July 2002. His first runway presentation was held in September 2002 as part of Fashion East, supported by Channel 4 TV and the Old Truman Breweries. In February 2003 he was awarded the Top Shop New Generation Award which allowed him to present his A/W '03 collection 'Ground Zero 02', as part of the official London Fashion Week schedule. He was awarded the prize a further two times, the maximum number of wins permitted. Since 2003 Laugesen has designed a succesfull tailored capsule collection for Topshop, and is currently also teaching in both Womens and Menswear Fashion on the MA Course at Central Saint Martins. Most recently a coat form his S/S '06 collection was selected to appear in the Anna Piaggi Fashion-iology exhibition at the V&A in London

Jens Laugesen is represented by Modus Publicity +44 (0) 207 331 1433

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  1. 15 Feb 2005
    Jens Laugesen features in a project.

    And All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt

  2. 12 Oct 2004
    Jens Laugesen features in a project.

    London Designer Fashion Films - Spring/Summer 2005

  3. 25 Mar 2004
    Jens Laugesen features in a project.

    London Designer Fashion Films - Autumn/Winter 2004

  4. 2 Oct 2003
    Jens Laugesen features in a project.

    Ground_Zero.03: Faith In Chaos