Guillaume Cardoso de Sousa is a french born and trained fashion designerPosted: February 26, 2012
Guillaume Cardoso de Sousa is a french born and trained fashion designer. Graduated from “La Chambre Syndicale De La Couture Parisiennes” , he worked 7 years in Paris as a draper for several Couture Houses such as Givenchy Haute Couture , Balenciaga , Yves Saint Laurent , Christian Dior Haute Couture … Learning Construction and Haute Couture fine technics . He recently set up home in Los Angeles in order to work on his own and first Couture collection, which takes its inspiration from Los Angeles and its contemporary architecture . Each of the thirteen pieces of the collection has been draped and made up by hand ,in the pure tradition of French Haute Couture. The collection is an experimental work on assembly different materials and construction in line . Zibeline , Silk Chiffon , lacquered wool, silk crepe, leather , vinyle , silk gauze and french lace are the base fabrics he used in his research at the Atelier-Laboratory . Draped, pleated , incrusted , gathered ,fringed , lacquered , reinforced… the fabrics undergo different treatments in order to develop innovative technics .