Gaelle comes from Brittany. After completing her visual communication studies at the Beaux Arts in Rennes, she continued her education in fashion design at the Parisian Ecole Nationales Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs. She has been trained in the high technique of draping, taught by professors of the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne - the Paris Haute Couture College.

She gathered first experiences in the movie industry on costume designer Carine Sarfati's side, and worked with fashion designer Gaspard Yurkievich before arriving at Yves Saint Laurent's Woman RTW studio.


Donna Nowak

Kathy has German-Brazilian roots and grew up in Germany before moving to Paris in early 2005. She studied draping and pattern making, fashion and textile design, photography at the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne and at the Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs.

In the ateliers of the Opera Bastille and Caraco Canezou, a costume and haute couture studio with assignments for Dior, Givenchy and Stephane Rolland, she learned finest tailoring skills. At Louis Vuitton, Kathy discovered her passion for textile and embroidery design and developed it further at the Saint Laurent design studio.