() is a French fashion designer and creator of several perfumes
Mugler was born in Strasbourg, France
on 21 December 1948. His passion led him to focus more on drawing than on school and at the age of 9, he began to study classical dance . By 14, he joined the ballet corps for the Rhin Opera (Opéra national du Rhin
,) known for its severity and discipline . Dance opened the doors to theatre for Mugler where he discovered lighting effects, as well as both costume design and stage direction.
At the same time, Mugler began taking classes in interior design at the Strasbourg School of Decorative Art
At the age of 24, Mugler decided to travel the world and left Strasbourg to go live in Paris. This unique and shocking style was all hand-made and so he quickly and logically began designing clothes for a small, trendy Parisian boutique (the name of the boutique is "Gudule" and is known for being the Paris boutique where many designers get their start). At 26, Mugler, who was working as a freelance designer, began to work for a variety of large ready-to-wear fashion houses in Paris, Milan, London and Barcelona.
In 1973 Mugler created his first personal collection called “Café de Paris”. The style of the collection was both sophisticated and urban, and went against the trends of the time. It embodied a return to the image of a sexy, Parisian woman, stylish, enticing and confident, who channeled much of the sober, timeless... Read More