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Biography

Ilja Visser, a Dutch-born artist lived in Milan, New York, and is currently based in Dubai.

 

Visser was admitted to the French trade association of high fashion, the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture and she became officially part of the Paris Haute Couture Week. ILJA was presenting amongst names such as Christian Dior, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga, Fendi, and Jean-Paul Guiltier. ​

Visser was the first Dutch designer to receive the prestigious Cultuur Mode Stipendium Award from the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds (Prince Bernhard Cultural Foundation) for her innovation and talent. In the same year, she presented her work at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. After this, she presented her work in Paris, with an exhibition at Galeries Lafayette Haussmann. 

Friends of the brand are Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, Avril Lavigne, Kourtney Kardashian, and many more.

 

Ilja Visser now invites admirers to immerse themselves in the luxurious world of haute couture from the comfort of their homes. With an unwavering commitment to craftsmanship and attention to detail, each piece in the collection is made with reused couture fabrics and is a testament to her dedication to pushing the boundaries of artistic expression. "I love to merge the foundation of two arts".

"I wanted to challenge the traditional notion of haute couture and explore new avenues for creative expression. By bringing couture to the walls, I aim to elevate interior design and offer collectors a unique opportunity to adorn their living spaces with timeless elegance. Artwork plays a crucial role in interior design. It adds personality, depth, and visual interest to a space".

Her works are made from hand embroidery of re-used yarns and fabrics in combination with oil painting.

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