Giles Deacon Biography
(British Fashion Designer, Creative Director and Founder of ‘Giles Deacon Group’)
Born In: Darlington, England, United Kingdom
Giles Deacon is a noted English fashion designer. He is the founder and creative director of Giles Deacon group, Couture Fashion House. Although as a child he was always drawing, he never showed any interest in clothes until he discovered fashion designing was fun while doing the foundation course at Harrogate College. Eventually, he entered Central Saint Martin in London, graduating from there at the age of 23. Thereafter for ten years, he worked in various capacities, eventually presenting his first collection under his own label, Giles, at the February 2004 London Fashion Week. It made him highly acclaimed and very soon, his collections started being available in all well-known retail stores, including Barneys, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges. He launched his first haute couture collection at the age of 47. Considered as the fashion industry's most fêted figure, he has many celebrities in his client list.