Vanessa Bruno

Vanessa Bruno biography

Born: Paris, France, 1967

Designer Biography Vanessa Bruno

Vanessa Bruno was introduced to the fashion industry at an early age. The daughter of a Danish supermodel and founder of French fashion house Emmanuelle Khan, Bruno was surrounded by the industry. By 15 she was followed in her mothers footsteps modelling and began to lend her talents to singing and acting.

Familiar with photo shoots and runways, Bruno sought work else where and turned her attention to fashion design. Enriching herself with clothing and couture, she decided to focus herself fully on designing.

Bruno developed her skills working for Dorothée Bis and later on, Michael Klein. With her talent growing by 1992 Bruno had launched her own label. Creating a simple yet sophisticated look, her clothes offered a bohemian, modern style.

Three years later Bruno went on to launch Athé, a complimentary line to Vanessa Bruno and by 1998 she opened her first boutique in Paris.

Bruno embarked on several collaborations with designer and filmmaker Stephanie Di Giusto, designing clothes for short films, including “A Visual Poetry”, starring Kate Bosworth, the face of Vanessa Bruno since 2012.

A favourite with fashion conscious celebrities, Bruno’s clothes are effortless and romantic. Fresh and elegant, Bruno’s famous Lune bag became a must have item, along with her Strass carrying bag.

Vanessa Bruno creates a bohemian luxe that is easy and uncomplicated. Bringing elegance to the forefront, she has the enviable Parisian style that many desire.

Vanessa Bruno biography


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Written by Saxony Dudbridge

Saxony Dudbridge was one of the first contributors to the Catwalk Yourself project, Saxony studies International Fashion Marketing and she is responsible for our great History and Designers Biographies sections.

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