Designer: London born, with an Irish mother and Asian father, Jean-Pierre Braganza moved to Canada as an infant. Initially studying fine art, he later moved back to pursue his dream of studying at the prestigious Central St. Martins School. Braganza excelled, winning the Colin Barnes award for illustration in his final year and receiving a first in the main area of study.
On graduation in 2002, he worked with Roland Mouret, honing his tailoring and draping skills, all while developing his appreciation of the female form. In 2004, Jean-Pierre’s debuted his eponymous own label at London Fashion Week. Showcasing his collections around the world, Braganza has shown On-Schedule during both London and Milan fashion weeks. Securing finalists for many a prestigious award, including the British Fashion Council’s Fashion Forward award, The Swiss Textiles award, and the Mango fashion award; Braganza went on to be selected by Karl Lagerfeld as his protégé for the AW08/09 season.
MARCH 2013 – Boutique opening in London UK
DECEMBER 2011 – Finalist for the BFC’s Fashion Forward Award, London
DECEMBER 2010 – Finalist for the BFC’s Fashion Forward Award, London
OCTOBER 2010 – Finalist in Mango Awards, Barcelona
MAY 2009 – Finalist in Mango Awards, Barcelona
OCTOBER 2009 – Finalist in the Swiss Textiles Award, Zurich
FEBRUARY 2008 – Sponsored by Mango for on-schedule catwalk presentation at London Fashion Week.
JANUARY 2008 – Winner of ‘The Protégé Project’, chosen as Karl Lagerfeld’s protege in the Austalian Wool Innovation’s competition.
OCTOBER 2007 – Invited to present SS08 collection at Shanghai Fashion Week
JULY 2007 – Invited to present a retropective of work at the Nuovo Magazine Festival in Barcelona.
JULY 2006 – Invited to present menswear SS07 collection at Ideal, Berlin.
MARCH 2005 – Fashion festival “MADOS INFEKCIJA” in Vilnius, Lithuania.
MARCH/APRIL 2005 – Participated in ‘Melting Pot’ at Singapore Fashion Festival.
NOVEMBER 2004 – Chosen as the International Designer at Osaka Fashion Festival, Japan
FEBRUARY 2004 – Presented 1st own-label catwalk at London Fashion Week – Featured in September showcase of ‘Fashion In Motion’ at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London
2002 – Won the Colin Barnes Award at Central Saint Martin’s College for fashion illustration.
2001 – Dress exhibited in ‘Curvaceous’ at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, an exhibition exploring the influences of Victorian corsetry.
Product Line: Womenswear, etc.
Brand Features:In Jean Pierre Braganza’s design, constructed tailoring is one of highlights, which shows high respect to human body. The garments also perfectly combine traditional cutting with his original innovation. The structured, tailored blazer is the trademark piece. Jean Pierre Braganza said his design is for woman who has strong and confident with good taste and she is not afraid to embrace the dark side of life.
2013 A/W Collection
2013 S/S Collection
2012 A/W Collection
London Fashion Week AW12
London Fashion Week SS13 interviewed by UKLifeStyler
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