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Esmée- E is a Fashion Designer based in The UK of Irish and Turkish heritage. Her first ancestors arrived in England to work as dyers in the industrial town of Manchester or then called Cottonopolis.
She first became interested in a career in fashion at the age of 4 whilst playing in her grandmothers fabric cupboard and watching her grandma and mother dressmaking. Fashion was the conversation at the family dinner table
Her formal training was at Central St.Martins BA Fashion specialising in Fashion with Print.
After college she worked for Kenzo in Paris, working on knitwear, denim, print ,embroidery and accessories. A wonderful experience to be allowed to spend time in their archives.
She then moved onto Moschino in Milan working on jeans ,print, swimwear and lingerie. Esmée loved Italian manufatcuring.
It was in Milan she launched her own label footwear brand with Italian partners. The collection was distributed to Japan as well as stores in The UK, The US and Ireland for a period of 5 years.
Esmée then started working independently travelling between Italy and India, working with artisans with a variety of international brands including Replay Jeans.
Post pandemic she had a break from the industry and Esmée has worked at Central St. Martins as Pathway Leader for Fashion Print and Lead for Digital Fashion, embedding Virtual sampling into the technology into the BA and MA courses.
Esmée is launching her Eco Yacht Life Collection in collaboration with new partners in Egypt and The World Sustainability Organisation in Milan.
TRI - CULTURAL COLLABORATION
MADE IN ITALY FO0TWEAR
ECO YACHT LIFE WEAR
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