Chris Gelinas a discovery at The Americans in Paris Showroom

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Canadian born, New York City based, Gelinas,  womenswear designer was a finalist in the first LVMH Young Fashion Designers Prize. His first collection won the MADE for Peroni Young Designer Award in 2013. He is a Parsons graduate and worked for brands: Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, Balenciaga and as a first assistant to Olivier Theyskens at Theyskens Theory.



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.