German-born Lutz is a fashion designer based in Paris. In 1995 Lutz graduated from Central Saint Martins with a first class degree in BA Fashion and subsequently went to work as a design assistant for Martin Margiela. Three years later Lutz, along with partner David Ballu, launched his own eponymous label and has twice received the prestigious ANDAM (Association Nationale Des Artes de la Mode) Award in Paris as well as bursaries from the Foundation Yves Saint Laurent in Paris and Henri Bendel in New York. In 2004 the magazine ENSENS and the FRAC ( Fond Regional d'Art Contemporain) in Reims showed a retrospective of the designer’s first ten collections. Pieces from these collections have been shown or bought by the Musee De La Mode Et Du Textile in Paris and have been in exhibited in Paris, Tokyo and Cologne. Since 2001 Lutz has worked as a design consultant to MaxMara as well as undertaking projects for Muji and World Corporation in Japan. Lutz also spends time as a Visiting Tutor at his former college, Central Saint Martins, the Royal College and the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin.
Lutz can be found in stores worldwide, including Dover Street Market, Feather's and Matches in London, Maria Luisa, L'Eclaireur and Galeries Lafayette in Paris, Opening Ceremony in New York and L.A. and LIft in Tokyo.
- Davies, Hywel; '100 New Fashion Designers' Laurence King Publishers, September 2008