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FRANCE / Paris: Jean Colonna at Modemonline

October 12 2011

Web profile

Discover the universe of fashion designer Jean Colonna, through his Modem Web Profile: portrait, biography, origins, images, marketing campaigns and contacts.

Born in 1955 in Oran, Algeria. Youth in Aix-en-Provence

Moved to Paris in 1975 where he enrolled in courses offered by the Paris Fashion Chamber of Commerce

1977: assistant at the Pierre Balmain Haute Couture studio

1980: creation of Comptoir du Kit with Christian Astuguevieille / Design of accessories for the fashion shows of Jean-Paul Gaultier, Karl Lagerfeld, Claude Montana, Thierry Mugler, Chloé, etc.

1987: creation of the “JEANCOLONNA” label

Summer of 1990, with David Sims, series of portraits for the Dépêche Mode magazine

March 1993: the Le Printemps department store gives him carte blanche for its Fashion special: design of store windows, catalogue, newsletter, films clips, overall design and artistic direction


Jean Colonna web profile