Haitian-born designer Victor Glemaud launched his eponymous leisurewear collection of statement knitwear, designed for all people, genders, races, sizes, and personalities, marrying comfort and style, in 2006. Victor Glemaud was a finalist in the 2017 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. He received an honor for his achievements by the Ambassador of Haiti to the United States.
Raised in Queens, New York, Victor began his career as a design assistant to Patrick Robinson. He studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Victor worked as a publicist, with KCD for Versace and Marc Jacobs. Later, he returned to design in 2005, first as Womenswear Design Advisor and then as Studio Director at Paco Rabanne. Next, worked as the Style Director at Tommy Hilfiger, and over the years have consulted with several brands, including H&M for the Met Gala. In June 2020, Glemaud founded In the Blk, a professional network dedicated to helping Black designers and other creatives in the fashion industry all over the world to achieve economic independence.
The Victor Glemaud collection has been worn by celebrities including Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle, Issa Rae, Iman, Ashley Graham, Hailey Baldwin, Margo Robbie, Laura Harrier, and Selena Gomez, and has garnered press in many outlets from The New York Times to Vogue Italia.
Bio & Photo Credit: Victor Glemaud, Meghan Markle Zoom image courtesy of Evening Standard