Each day of Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week 2012, the SheKnows Beauty team is bringing you a new designer spotlight of the day… and Jenny Packham is an up and coming designer to watch! Find out more about her and her inspiring designs.
Fashion Week 2012
The British designer has gained much popularity over the past four years. Not only have her designs made an appearance on Beyonce, Angelina Jolie, Rihanna and Cameron Diaz, to name a few, but an entire episode of Gossip Girl was dedicated to her designs as they presented a fashion show modeled by the lead characters in her designs.
Originally from Southampton, Hampshire in England, Jenny Packham made the leap across the pond to the U.S. after receiving an honors degree from Central St. Martins School of Art in London. She was also awarded an honorary degree from Southampton Solent University.
Jenny Packham has been named Hollywood Style Designer of the Year, as well as International Couture Bridal Designer of the Year in 2007.
Her designs have appeared in high profile productions such as James Bond Casino Royale and Sex and the City. Not to mention Katherine Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, is another one of Packham’s high status clients.
Packham’s genius designs can be found in flagship stores and showrooms all over London, Paris and New York City. You can also find them in elite department stores such as Harrod’s, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and online at Net-A-Porter.
Packham is also known for her vintage, Old Hollywood-type of bridal couture. Many of her clientele are devoted fans of her bridal designs.